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Obituary for Lucy Spangler

Lucy Jane Sowders Spangler, age 81, Middlesboro, KY passed away Saturday, April 8, 2017 at her home. She was born August 13, 1935 in Middlesboro, KY, the daughter of the late Howard and Edith Ayers Sowders. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her brothers and sisters: Jake Sowders, Meschal Eads, John Sowders, Betty Sowders, Joyce Sowders Nicely, and Mary Neverstich. She was a member of East Cumberland Ave. Baptist Church. Lucy graduated from Middlesboro High School and East Tennessee Baptist School of Nursing. She was a devoted wife of 59 years, loving mother and grandmother.

She is survived by her loving husband, Paul R. Spangler; three sons: Stephen (Anita) Spangler, Joel Todd (Joyce) Spangler, and Patrick Neil (Sara) Spangler; five grandchildren: Hannah, Alexandra, Hilarie, Sydney, and Sophie Spangler; two brothers: Tim (Lois) Sowders and Bob (Edith) Sowders; two sisters: Martha Mayerchak and Pattie Sowders; special friend, Sherry Frady; and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.
Funeral service will be 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at Shumate Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ken Cole officiating. Music will be by Todd Spangler and Hilarie Spangler. Honorary pallbearers will be David Hall, Mike Frye, James Frady, Tim Sowders, Bob Sowders, Martha Mayerchak, and Pattie Sowders. The family will receive friends 5-7 p.m., Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at Shumate Funeral Home Chapel.
Shumate Funeral Home is entrusted with all arrangements.
Guestbook and Candle Lighting at www.shumatefuneralhome.com


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Wednesday

12

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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Shumate Funeral Home

2321 Cumberland Avenue
Middlesboro, KY 40965

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Wednesday

12

Apr

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Shumate Funeral Home

2321 Cumberland Avenue
Middlesboro, KY 40965

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