Jere Alan Spence, 212th 70-71

JERE ALAN SPENCE, of The Villages, Fla., formerly of Fort Wayne, passed away Thursday, Nov. 12, 2009. Born May 7, 1947, in Fairmount, Ind., he was a graduate of Fairmount High School and Indiana University, Bloomington. The U.S. Army Vietnam veteran was employed by American Electric Power Company for 39 years. He was a former member of Suburban Bethlehem Lutheran Church. He is survived by his spouse, Marianna Spence of The Villages, Fla.; and children, Stacey Spence of Denver, Colo. and Katie Spence of Indianapolis. Graveside service is 12:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 23, 2009, at Grant Memorial Park Cemetery, 1606 W. 26th St., Marion, Ind. A gathering of family and friends will follow service at Hanfield United Methodist Church, Marion. In lieu of flowers, memorials to ALS Association, 27001 Agoura Road, Suite 250, Calabasas Hills, CA 91301-5104 or your local chapter of the ALS Association.
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