Lewisburg-Reba Bondean Spence, 90, passed away October 7, 2022, at Stonerise in Lewisburg, WV.
She was born Friday, Oct. 26, 1931, in McComas, WV, the daughter of the late John and Pearl Austin Smith.
She served alongside her husband as a faithful minister’s wife for over 31 years. She taught Sunday School for many years and was active in Women’s Ministry. She was a past volunteer at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center in Ronceverte. She attended the Community Pentecostal Holiness Church in Lewisburg.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Rev. Russell E. Spence. Also preceding her in death were three sisters, two brothers, two sons-in-law, Rev. Emory Brackman and Lewis Weeks and a grandson, Stephen Brackman.
She is survived by her children, Clinda Joy Weeks of Covington, VA, and Sandra (Everette “Hat”) Defibaugh of Lewisburg; two grandchildren, Elizabeth DeVito (Ray) of Smithton, PA, and Jonathan Brackman of Covington, VA; four great-grandchildren, Andrew and Amber Brackman of Sevierville, TN, and Julian and Ellie DeVito of Smithton, PA; also several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at Community Pentecostal Holiness Church on Brush Road in Lewisburg on Saturday, Oct. 15.
The family will receive friends at 11 a.m. The funeral service will be at 12 noon with Everette “Hat” Defibaugh and Pastor Bill Gilliland officiating. Burial will follow in Rosewood Cemetery in Lewisburg, WV.
The family would like to thank the staff of Stonerise in Lewisburg for their care and compassion to her.
Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg is in charge of arrangements.
Please send online condolences by visiting www.WallaceandWallaceFH.com