Rosie Rice Spencer, 79, of Hamburg, formerly of Portland, died on October 2, 2015 at the Charlyn Nursing Home in Winnsboro, Louisiana.
She was a homemaker, a member of the Aulds Baptist Church and attended the North Main Baptist Church in Hamburg. She loved her children, her grandchildren, gardening, cooking, and working in her flower and rose gardens.
Mrs. Spencer was preceded in death by her husband, W.Z. “Dub” Spencer; her parents, John Henry Rice and Mamie Blount Rice; three brothers, Carl Rice Sr., Bobby Joe “Bo” Rice and Carrol Rice; two sisters, Ethel Burgess and Ella Mae Jackson.
She is survived by a son, Terry Knight and wife, Lisa, of Rome, Georgia; three daughters, Pat Glosup of McGehee, Pam Tarver and husband, Joe, of Winnsboro, Louisiana and Kathy Earney and husband, Frank, of Conway; a sister, Corlene Satterfield of Dumas; nine grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation is October 4 from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Jones Hartshorn Funeral Home in Hamburg.
Funeral services will be held on October 5 at 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Bro. James Thompson will officiate.
Burial will be at the Hamburg Cemetery. Pallbearers are Scott Reed, Jake Earney, Nick Ware, Brandon Duke, Daniel Nichols and Logan Johnson. Honorary pallbearers are Teddy Hickman, Ralph Jackson, Herman Jackson and Byron Jackson.
Memorials may be made to the North Main Baptist Church, 1105 N. Main, Hamburg, AR 71646.