spence obit

spence obit

John Arthur Spence

CAMILLA - John Arthur Spence was born to the late Claude Spence and the late Josie Spence on September 4, 1943 in Mitchell County, Georgia.

Bubba, as he was affectionately called, was united in marriage to the former Frances Mobley, who preceded him in death. To this union three children were born.

He was later united in marriage to the former Janice Wynn. To this union two children were born.

On Tuesday, December 17, 2013, at 9:56 a.m., with family at his beside, Bubba made his transition from this life to a place where there will be no more weeping but joy everlasting.

He leaves to cherish his memories a wife, Janice Spence of Camilla, Georgia; four sons, Ronald Spence, Carl Spence, Jason Wynn of Camilla, Georgia, Jeffery (Sharolyn) Spence of Albany, Georgia; three daughters, Glenda Spence (Anthony) Jackson, LaShonda Davis, Jantoria Wynn of Camilla, Georgia; a sister, Margaret (James) Lars of Indianapolis, Indiana; a brother, Cecil (Charvette) Walker of Pelham, Georgia; a mother-in-law; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law; an aunt; twelve grandchildren; six great grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

The funeral service will be conducted Saturday, December 21, 2013, at 2:00 p.m., at Open Door Church of Praise, 7828 U.S. Highway 19, North, Camilla.

Dr. Joe R. Thomas will officiate. Interment will follow in Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.

Please convey your thoughts of remembrance of John Arthur “Bubba” Spence at www.robertjestermortuary.com.

Robert Jester Mortuary

Camilla 229/336-8453