Originally created 08/29/00

Mr. Gary Spence



Mr. Gary Jedon Spence, 61, died Sunday, Aug. 27, 2000, at Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Centers.

The funeral will be at 4 p.m. Wednesday at Union Grove United Methodist Church, Emanuel County, with the Rev. Buford Taylor officiating. Burial will be in Midville City Cemetery, Midville.

Mr. Spence, a native of Washington County, was an Army and Marine Corps veteran of the Vietnam War and had retired as a paramedic and carpenter. He was Episcopalian.

Survivors include his wife, Marilyn Buckley Spence; a son, Charles Spence, Atlanta; two daughters, Ashley Spence Wheeler, Cartersville, and Tammy Spence, Atlanta; a stepson, James Randall Ellis, Augusta; and two grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Peebles-Curry-Durden Mortuary, Swainsboro.