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Bluefield, WV- Virginia Carol Murphy Spencer, 65, of 641 College Avenue, Bluefield WV, passed away Wednesday February 1, 2017 at BRMC.?
Carol was a loving mother, sister, and friend to all that knew her. She would help anyone she could. She was a 1970 graduate of Pocahontas High school and attended Southwest Virginia Community College Nursing program. She enjoyed crocheting, sewing, playing cards with her neighbors, good food, flowers and taking care of her dogs.
Carol had a sense of humor and could make anyone laugh. She was a private duty care giver to so many.? Carol was the baby daughter of the late James Edgar Murphy and Grace Dove Murphy. She was preceeded in death by her husband Larry "Bunk" Spencer, daughter-in-law Cindy Peery Spencer; brothers, Benny Dale Murphy and Herbert Porter Murphy; sisters, Doris Murphy Passan and Sharon Murphy Purdie; and brother in law, Clyde Parker.?
She is survived by son Brad Spencer of Bluefield, WV; sister, Edith Murphy Miller and husband Jimmy of Bluefield WV; brothers, Curtis Ray Murphy and wife Judith of Rock WV and Billy Wayne Murphy and wife Sharon, and David Lynn Murphy and wife Connie of Abbs Valley; sisters-in-law, Dianna Murphy of Tazewell VA, and Laurie Murphy of Texas, and Carolyn Spencer Langford; brothers in law-Bill Passan of Bluefield WV, Charles Spencer and wife Janet Lee, Bob Spencer and wife Shirley and Don Purdie. Nieces and nephews-Renee Linden, Cheri Taylor, Michelle Greenway, Lori Caldwell, Tracie Epperson, Terri Lynn Groseclose, Sherry Spencer, Shannon Remines, Jeff Roark, Robin Murphy, Brent Murphy, Craig Murphy, David Murphy . She also leaves behind a host of great nieces and nephews, extended family and friends, too numerous to list.
A memorial service will be held on Thursday February 9, 2017 at 2:00 at Mercer Funeral Home with Rev. Matthew Coiner officiating.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday from 1:00 p.m. until the service hour. ? Those wishing to share memories or condolence messages with the family may do so by visiting "http://www.MercerFuneralHome.com" www.MercerFuneralHome.com
Mercer Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the family of Mrs. Virginia Carol Murphy Spencer.
Published on February 7, 2017
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