Mrs. Bernice Spencer
December 31, 1931 – March 8, 2018
Bernice Spencer was born on December 31, 1931 in Picton, Texas to parents Mims William and Lola (Ivey) Formby and entered into eternal rest on March 8, 2018 at the age of 86. She graduated from Picton High School and shortly after met Earl Spencer. It was love at first sight and they were married on January 13, 1951 in Dallas, Texas. Earl received his draft papers, the day of the wedding and joined the United States Air Force. Bernice was a devout military wife. She was a mother of 6 children and loved her family dearly. Bernice never forgot a birthday and was a cheer mom. She was a wonderful person and loved everyone unconditionally. Bernice was very committed, truthful and outspoken. She had a green thumb and loved being in her flower garden and working in the yard. Bernice also liked shopping at the Dollar Store and she loved receiving gifts from her daughters trips to Canton. She loved getting to go to the beach; but she really loved her husband Earl, her 6 children and all her grandchildren. She was a member of Victory Baptist Church and played the piano. Bernice was also a member of the Women’s Auxiliary. She will be missed tremendously by those who knew and loved her.
Bernice was preceded in death by her parents, son Michael Spencer and grandson Brian Berry, son-in-law Billy Jackson, two sisters and one brother.
She is survived by her soulmate of 67 years; Earl Spencer of Gun Barrel City, son Thomas Earl Spencer and wife Sandy of Huntsville, daughter Nancy Berry and husband David of China Springs, daughter Gail Jackson of Dallas, daughter Sandra Wilson of Gun Barrel City and son William Spencer and wife Christina of Gun Barrel City, grandchildren; Cameron, Lauren, Joshua, Lindsey, Nathan, Rebecca, April, Kristy, Nicole, Robert, Jonathan, Samuell and Brittany, great-grandchildren; Jaxon, Elijah, Opal, Katie, Aaron, Desmond, Tyler, Joey, Haley, Brianna, Tyler, Taylor, Madison, Jett, Ella and Braylin, other loving family members and many more friends.
- Samuell Spencer, Pallbearer
- Cameron Spencer, Pallbearer
- Robert Hartnett, Pallbearer
- Joshua Berry, Pallbearer
- Nathan Berry, Pallbearer
- Rob Guzman, Pallbearer
- Visitation Monday, March 12, 2018
- Funeral Service Monday, March 12, 2018
- Graveside Service Monday, March 12, 2018
Mrs. Bernice Spencer
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