Elizabeth E. Spencer, 88, of Greencastle, formerly of Richmond, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 13 at Asbury Towers Healthcare.
Born July 23, 1924 in Martins Ferry, Ohio, she was the daughter of Christofer F. and Mariam (Blackmore) Blanknecht. She married Theodore Spencer on Sept. 2, 1944 and he preceded her in death on July 29, 1987.
She had worked at the Armstrong Dry Cleaners from 1961 until retiring in 1993. She was a former member of the St. John Lutheran Church in Richmond.
Survivors include her daughter, Alice Huffaker and companion Charlie Wey of Greencastle; two granddaughters, Dia Watt and husband David of Crawfordsville and Tasha Glutting and husband John of Kingsland, Ga.; four great-grandchildren, Nelson and Mason Harpham and Austin and Kaylee Weger, and three step great-grandchildren, Brandon, Jessica and Dillon Watt.
She was preceded in death by her husband; a daughter, Peggy Lou Spencer; parents; three sisters, Edna Impson, Freida Kosman, and Ethel Blanknecht; and brother, Chris Stahl.
Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 15 at the Earlham Cemetery in Richmond, Ind.
Memorial contributions may be made in memory to Asbury Towers 102 W. Poplar St. Greencastle, IN. 46135.
Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements. Condolences and expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at www.Hopkins-Rector.com.