Florida M. SpicerMay 28, 1928 ~ November 27, 2006 (age 78)
Florida M. "Peach" Spicer, 78, of Richmond, passed away Monday, November 27, 2006 at Reid Hospital in Richmond where she had been a patient for the past two weeks.
She was born May 18, 1928 in Manchester, KY, the youngest of 13 children of William and Mary Elizabeth Thompson Pennington. She came to Indiana with her family as a child and lived all of her adult life in Richmond, graduating form Richmond High School with the Class of 1947.
On September 7, 1947, she was married to Wilson A. Spicer. Mr. Spicer died July 3, 1982.
She was a member of the Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Connersville.
She loved gardening, especially her flowers, and attending sporting events. She also loved to cook.
Survivors include four children: Nathan Spicer and wife Lori of Ft. Wayne, IN, Joe Spicer and wife Luann of Richmond, Judy Spicer of Richmond, and Gene Spicer and wife Andrea of Connersville; eleven grandchildren: Jared, Jennifer, Janell, Randy, Jason, Natasha, and Kerri Spicer, Toni Spicer-Jamison, Randy Gianfagna, Amy Martz, and Marc Gianfagna; ten great grandchildren; two sisters, Nellie Williams of Indianapolis and Rose Robinson of Richmond; a number of nieces, nephews, and cousins; four brother-in-laws, and a sister-in-law.
Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Tony Spicer, four sisters: Cecil Garrard-Nolan. Lucy Potter, Edna Henson, and Georgia Collier; six brothers, Dan, Clarence, Alex, Robert, Maryland (Jack), and Willis Pennington.
Funeral services will be conducted by the Rev. Eugene Spicer at 1 p.m. Saturday, December 2, 2006 at the Greater Second Baptist Church, 1371 N G Street, Richmond, IN, where friends may call from 5 until 8 p.m. Friday. Burial will be in Earlham Cemetery. Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
During this time of bereavement, the family will receive friends at 511 S. 17th St., Richmond, IN.
Friends may visit online anytime at millermosterrobbins.com to sign the guest book, leave a message of sympathy, or submit a special photo in honor of Mrs. Spicer.