Mrs. Sara Lou Barnes Spence, 67, of Forest City passed away Sunday June 5, 2016.
She was born August 19, 1948 in Rutherford County, the wife of the late Henry Clay Spence and the daughter of the late James Edward Barnes and Hazel Harris Barnes. She was a member of Cliffside Baptist Church, a graduate of Chase High School and was a former Real Estate Agent with Washburn Reality. She enjoyed gardening, shopping, cooking and listening to Country Music. She put everyone else's needs before her own and made sure everyone was "clothed and fed".
Survivors include her son, Josh Conley Spence of Carolina Beach; a daughter, Leah Courtney Spence of Forest City; two sisters, Sandra Robbins of Forest City and Susie Overwyk and husband, Jim of Suwanee, GA; one grandson, and her best friend, Patsy Deaver.
She is preceded in death by her husband and her parents.
A graveside Celebration of Life service was held in Rutherford County Memorial Cemetery by Pastor Ron Wilkins.
Memorial Contributions may be directed to the Hospice of Rutherford County, P.O. Box 336, Forest City, NC 28043.
Eggers Funeral Home of Cliffside is assisting the Spence Family.