Lucy Spencer

Lucy Couch Spencer, 81, of Demopolis went to be with the Lord, March 1. Visitation will be at 11:00, Saturday, March 7, with funeral services to follow at 12:00 noon at the First United Methodist Church, Demopolis. Lucy graduated from Scottsboro High School and then earned both her B.S. and M.Ed. from the University of Alabama. She taught elementary school for 25 years, devoting herself to students in Montgomery and Demopolis. Lucy was an active member of FUMC, where she taught children’s Sunday School and VBS. She was also active in the United Methodist Women and the Emmaus Community. She enjoyed her long-time memberships in the Book Club and the Music Study Club. Lucy’s loving, compassionate ways are remembered by her family, friends, and former students. She always had a smile for everyone. She is predeceased by her parents Malcolm and Zera Couch, brothers Jimmie and Graham, and great-grandson Sam Fletcher. Survivors include Jim, her husband of 55 years; children James (Tyra), Gayle Spencer Flowers, Ted (Denice), Gardendale, AL, Michael (Leslie) Pinson, AL; grandchildren Melissa Dobson (Kenneth), Danielle Fletcher (David), Colby Turberville (Courtney), Courtney Flowers, Ryan and Jay, Ethan and Caroline; great grandchildren Zoe and Gavin Fredericks; sister Barbara Fowler; niece/nephews Lauren Salter (Mark) Ansley, Caleb, and Joshua Salter; and numerous cousins. Active pallbearers are Jack Cooley, Todd Gates, John Haynes, Ed Newell, Don White, and Durwood White. Honorary pallbearers are members of the United Methodist Women. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the First United Methodist Church of Demopolis. Kirk Funeral Homes Demopolis Chapel officiating.

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