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June Addison Spence

August 27, 2021

June Addison Spence, 90, of Big Island died Friday, August 27, 2021. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bobby Landon Spence and her parents, Robert Franklin Addison and Daisy Inez Downey Addison Cheatham.

She was born on November 15,1930 in Big Island, Virginia. June loved spending time with her family, drinking coffee, puzzle books, and bus rides to activities and her favorite place to dine was at Monte Carlo Pizza. She was spunky, “Energizer Bunny”, and determined.  She was a member of Big Island Baptist Church.

Survivors are her children, Steve (Diana), Julia (Richard), Yvonne (Eugene), Cathy (Don); grandchildren, David (Jennifer), Melanie (Chris), Emily (Emerson), Sarah, Jess, Alex and Stephanie; and seven great-grandchildren.

The family wishes to give a special thanks to Gentle Shepard Hospice for the amazing care takers.

A funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 am on Tuesday, August 31, 2021 at Big Island Baptist Church with the Rev. Bryon LePere officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Monday, August 30, 2021 from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Tharp Funeral Home, Lynchburg.

Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Lynchburg, is assisting the family. To send online condolences please visit obituaries.tharpfuneralhome.com.

A funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 am on Tuesday, August 31, 2021 at Big Island Baptist Church with the Rev. Bryon LePere officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Hill Cemetery. 

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A bright and beautiful spirit....quick to make you laugh with that glistening in her eyes! My love and prayers to you all. Lots of sweet memories of eating homemade candy and laughter with your Mom and Dad. ❤ Beautiful, precious lives~

Posted by Teresa on September 5, 2021

My heart just broke. There is so much to be remembered. Every time I smell Odyssey, I think of you. And when folks talk about Karo syrup on pancakes, I say “ My Miss June did.” You’re at peace and misses greatly.

Posted by Sophia Bobbitt on August 28, 2021

Miss june your gonna be missed by so many. Love you june hope you see mom and dad up there in heaven

Posted by Lori Rakarich on August 28, 2021

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