Troy Melton Spence

SYLVESTER - Mr. Troy Melton Spence, 81, of Sylvester died Tuesday September 10, 2013 at his residence.

The funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Thursday September 12, 2013 at Banks Funeral Home Chapel with interment to follow in the Hillcrest Cemetery with Rev. Jason Willis officiating.

Mr. Spence was born on November 27, 1931 in Shingler to the late William Thomas and Odell Fowler Spence. He had lived in Worth County all of his life and served in the United States Army. He was formerly employed with Park Built Bodies where he retired as a Foreman after many years. Mr. Spence enjoyed hunting, fishing and helping in the yard. He was a member of the Sylvester Church of Christ.

Survivors include his wife, Margaret Brooks Spence of Sylvester; son, Curtis Melton Spence of Sylvester; brothers, Ed Spence (Linda) of Poulan; Oliver Spence of Sylvester; and Larry Spence (Marilyn) of Sylvester; sisters, Evelyn Clem of Kershaw, SC; Martha Slocumb (Don) of Woodstock, Ruth Youngblood (Gene) of Blountsville, AL, Olivia Rouse (Leonard) of Milledgeville, and a number of nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents Mr. Spence was preceded in death by two brothers, George Spence and John S. Spence, and two brothers-in-law, Junior Brooks and Paul Clem.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Banks Funeral Home.

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Banks Funeral Home in Sylvester is in charge of the arrangements.

Banks Funeral Home

Sylvester 229/776-2055.