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Glen Spence

January 20, 1927 ~ March 9, 2019 (age 92)

Glen Spence, 92, of Westfield, IN, formerly of Evansville, IN, passed away at 1:22 a.m. EST on Saturday, March 9, 2019, at Riverview Hospital in Noblesville, IN. 

He was born January 20, 1927, in Willow Springs, MO to the late John O. and Emma (Kentch) Spence. Glen earned Bachelor’s degrees from both the University of Missouri and Oakland City University.  He served in the US Navy as Petty Officer 2nd Class during WWII.  Glen worked as a minister and executive director with the General Association of General Baptist Churches and served as an administrator and taught at Oakland City University. 

Glen is survived by his wife of 70 years, Margaret (Hunter) Spence; sons, Rodney G. Spence (Barbara) and Randall E. Spence; granddaughter, Kelli Amanda McNamara; sisters, Freda Brassfield and Linda K. Russell; brothers, Delbert Spence and Larry Spence; and two great-grandchildren. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Howard Spence. 

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at Boone Funeral Home East Chapel – A Family Tradition Funeral Home, 5330 Washington Avenue with Reverend Ron Black and Reverend Jeff Harford officiating. Burial will be in Park Lawn Cemetery. 

Friends may visit from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 12, 2019, and from 10:00 a.m. until service time on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at BOONE FUNERAL HOME EAST CHAPEL.

Memorial Contributions may be made to: New Life General Baptist Church,  2145 E. Columbia St., Evansville, IN 47711.

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