Arnell Spicer

Arnell Spicer

Posted: Tuesday, November 13, 2012 10:37 am

The Messenger, November 12, 2012
Dortha Arnell (Hughes) Spicer, 80, of Hornbeak died Nov. 9, 2012, at Golden Living Center in Union City.
Services were set for 1 p.m. today at White & Mahon Funeral Home in Troy, with the Revs. Bobby Barnett and Robert Johnson officiating. Burial was to follow in Antioch Cemetery near Hornbeak.
Her grandsons and James Beasley and Golden Mathis were to serve as pallbearers.
The family requests that memorials be made to Hornbeak Baptist Church building fund.
She was born Nov. 2, 1932, in Obion County, daughter of the late John Walter and Novelle Catherine (Barnes) Hughes. She married Clarence “Toonie” Spicer Jr. May 5, 1979. He survives. She had been the owner and operator of the former Hilltop Cafe in Troy and was a member of Hornbeak Baptist Church.
She is also survived by four sons and three daughters-in-law, John Michael Dodd of Hickman, Ky., Neven and Jan Barnett of Troy, Ricky and Becky Barnett of Valparaiso, Ind., and Bobby and Tammy Barnett of Fulgham, Ky.; three sisters, Ann Bone of Millington, Johnnie Kiser of Plymouth, Mich., and Wanda Spaulding of Troy; two stepdaughters, Sue Hill and Tamera Wyberg, both of Michigan; two stepsons, Gary Spicer of Sturgis, S.D., and Mark Spicer of Detroit; 19 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and 12 step-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by her daughter-in-law, Teresa Dodd.
Condolences may be sent to the family at the funeral home website: www.white-ranson.com.

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