Reverend Curtis T. Spencer, who resided in Northfork, WV, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, at Bluefield Regional Medical Center. He was born in Eckman and the son of the late Robert Lee and Nannie Beatrice Spencer. For a number of years, he was the Pastor of First Baptist Church in Pocahontas, VA and a member of St. James Missionary Baptist Church in Welch. He was a retired coal miner and served as a councilman for the town of Northfork. He enjoyed spending time with his loved ones, working in his garden and canning. In addition to his parents, those preceding him in death includes his sister, Barbara J. Hairston and two brothers, Harold L. Spencer and John H. Spencer and his mother-in-law, Gwendolyn B. DeBerry. He leaves to cherish his memory his devoted wife of 31 years, Francine Spencer; his children: Tina Spencer of Columbus, OH, LaTonya Wade of Greensboro, NC, Curtis C. Spencer of Princeton and Ashlee Spencer of the home; his siblings: Henrietta Spencer-Franklin, Evangelist Nadine Hazzard, Rev. William R. Spencer, George (Joan) Spencer, Ronald (Cindy) Spencer, Leonard D. Spencer, Deborah D. Spencer, and Dwayne J. Spencer; his sisters-in-law: Blanche (Rev. Joseph) Moore, Judge Denise (Ronel) Brown, and Stephany Neal; brother-in-law, Jack (Lorene) DeBerry; his extended family: the Sheltons, Persiani and Younger families; a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, aunts and cousins; special sister, Margaret "Tiny" Johnson and son, Percy Johnson; special friends: Deacon Seward Bush, Joe Gadberry, Ronald Mitchem, Edward Burger, Ryan Anthony and Bryant Powell. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 12:00 p.m., on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at Greater Mount Zion Pentecostal Church 104 Park Street in Bluefield, with the Rev. William R. Spencer, officiating. Interment will follow in Restlawn Memorial Gardens, 6605 New Hope Road in Bluewell. His brothers, and Joe Gadberry and Ronald Mitchem will serve as pallbearers. Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m., until the time of Service. . .
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