Obituaries: Mamie I. Gragg Spence(1915-2008)

December 03, 2008 12:00 am

Mamie I. Gragg Spence passed away Nov. 30, 2008. She was born Aug. 22, 1915 in, Tioga, La.

She moved to California in the early 1920s and her family settled in Cranell, Calif. Mamie married Bror in 1939. They had two daughters, Linnea and Nancy. Bror died in 1961. Mamie met Spence in 1964 and they were married until Spence's death in 2000.

Mamie is survived by her daughter Nancy and her son-in-law Jim, Shelly, Gragg (Kathe) and Charlene; great- grandchildren Stephanie, Jamie, Kirsten, Kira, Andrew, Jamie, Jesse, Rachel and Teryn; niece Cala (Clem); many great-nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Mamie lived with her daughter and son-in-law until she had to have more care. She was served by all the caring people at the Crescent City Nursing & Rehab until her death.

She was preceded in death by her husbands Bror and Spence, sister Estelle, daughter Linnea and great-grandson Nicholas.

Private services will be held by her family. Arrangements are under the direction of Wier's Mortuary Chapel of Crescent City.