Betty's Story

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Betty Jane Spencer, 81, formerly of Hemphill, WV passed away October 6th, 2017.
She was born in Bluefield, VA and enjoyed many summers working the Hale's dairy farm with her grandparents. Betty graduated from Welch High school in 1954. Betty was married to her one and only, Charles Spencer, for 58 years until his passing in 2012. She was oft heard saying, "I miss him so, that Booger."
They have four dearly loved children: Teresa Gleason (Jim), Charles Spencer, Jr (Janice), Gordon Spencer (Athena), James Spencer (Melissa); The to the moon and back grandchildren: Chuck Kitts (Janet), Lori Gleason (Ronnie), Mike Gleason (Kristen), Josh Gleason (Tara), Amber Maez (Anthony), Ryan Spencer (Her Joy), Leanna Spencer (Bernie), Rebecca Spencer (Her sunshine); The Twinkle of her eye Great- grandchildren: Spencer, Adalyn, Corinne, Isaiah, Jocelyn, Samara, Melina, Ryley, Charlie, and Isabella. As well as the very special Dukey Duke; surviving siblings: Mary Louise (Donald), Peggy, and Dougie (Peggy); many cherished in-laws, nieces, and nephews that were dear to her heart.
Preceding her in death in addition to Charlie include her parents, Joseph and Billie Hale; siblings: Martha, Carolyn Sue, JW, and Eddie.
Special "Thank you" to: Dr. Scott Keefer and the Amazing staff at the Fayetteville Nursing and Rehab and Dr. Waseem Salaki.
Betty requested a private ceremony with a memorial picnic next spring.
Donations can be made to the following in Betty's honor and memory: McDowell County Humane Society, Box 174 US Route 52, Welch, WV 24801 or Post 8 Ladies Auxiliary, P O Box 124, Gary, WV 24836-0124.
Online condolences and other information can be found by visiting www.roselawnfuneral.com
Roselawn Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens, 450 Courthouse Road, Princeton is honored to have served the Spencer Family.
Published on October 12, 2017
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