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Barbara McCown Spencer


Funeral services for Barbara McCown Spencer, age 74 of Taft, will be conducted Saturday at 2 PM at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. David Sain officiating. Burial will follow in Macedonia Cemetery. Mrs. Spencer passed away Thursday morning in Lincoln Medical Center.

She was a native of Lincoln County and the daughter of the late Otis N. and Linnie McAlister McCown. Mrs. Spencer was a retired employee of Serbin Manufacturing and a member of the West Fayetteville Church of Christ.

Survivors include her husband Virgil Spencer of Taft, daughter Kim Spencer and special friend Laura Moulthroup of Murfreesboro, brothers; Phillip McCown, Joe McCown (Jan), Larry McCown (Bonnie) all of Fayetteville, Danny McCown (Betty) of Madison, AL, sisters; Carol Chandler (Joe) of Huntsville, AL, Joyce Mahal (Ron), Gail Cornelius (John),  Judy McCown of Fayetteville, sisters-in-law; Ginger McCown of Fayetteville and Edna McCown of Evansville, IN, and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a sister Darrine Roper and brother Newman McCown.

Visitation with the family will be Saturday from 11 AM – 2 PM at Higgins Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Macedonia Cemetery Fund, % Janice McCown, 65 Johnson Road, Fayetteville, TN 37334 or the West Fayetteville Church of Christ.

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7 Comments To "Barbara McCown Spencer"

#1 Comment By Jackie Hamlin On February 2, 2012 @ 9:28 pm

I was shocked to see your mother’s name in the obituaries. I am so sorry for your loss. I would love to see you. Maybe I can get by for the visitation. We both have a lot of good memories from years ago playing softball.
Love you and I will keep you and your family in my payers.


#2 Comment By Sue Cary On February 3, 2012 @ 12:30 am

Dear Family,
My thoughts and prayers are with all of you now and in the days ahead.

Sue Cary

#3 Comment By Floyd and Imogene Cartwright On February 3, 2012 @ 1:51 am

Our deepest sympathy to the McCown and Spencer family over the loss of your dear loved one. Our thoughts and prayers are with you as you go through this difficult time.

God bless all of you!!
Floyd and Imogene

#4 Comment By Anita Johnson On February 3, 2012 @ 2:53 am

Our prayers are with all the family. Barbara was a lovely and caring lady. May it help to know that others care and lift you up in prayer.

#5 Comment By Betty Lou Dunivan On February 3, 2012 @ 10:48 am

I am sorry to read of the death of your family member. Please accept my sympathy and know that I will be thinking of you all. God bless!

#6 Comment By Peggy G. Bevels On February 3, 2012 @ 4:29 pm

Sending my deepest sympathy to All the family. I pray your precious memories will be a comfort to you during this difficult time.
In Christian Love,
Peggy G. Bevels

#7 Comment By Donna Casey On February 3, 2012 @ 10:23 pm

Barbara’s dear family,

Just wanted to let all of you know how sorry I am for the loss of your sister, Barbara. All of you have been such a close and loving family, and I know this has to be a really difficult time for you. Each of you, Virgil and Kim have my deepest and sincere sympathy. May God give you comfort and peace as you deal with your loss.

Love to all,
Donna Casey