Glenn Ray Spencer-May 2, 2011

Glenn Ray Spencer, 79, of Amarillo died on Monday, May 2, 2011.Glenn Ray Spencer
Memorial services will be at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, May 6, 2011 at Chaparral Hills Baptist Church, 4000 W. Cherry Ave. with Reverend Alan Burkhalter officiating.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

Mr. Spencer was born to Ray Welch Spencer and Lottie May John Spencer on March 22, 1932 in the home at Texline, Texas.  He was married to Ruth E. Fowlkes for 42 years prior to her death.  He then married Juanita Smith in 1999.
Mr. Spencer serviced in the US Army during the Korean conflict.  Mr. Spencer sold cars and vacuum cleaners prior to opening a radiator repair shop and then Spencer Vacuum & Carpet Care.  Most of his life was spent in Dumas.
He was proceeded in death by spouse Ruth Spencer; sister Dorothy Haas; sister Lola Jean Brooks.
Survivors include his wife, Juanita Spencer of Amarillo; daughters Linda Kurts and husband Steve of Amarillo and Jan Lowry and husband Jeff of Dumas; sons Hiram Spencer and wife Rose of Canyon and Reece Spencer and wife Tabitha of  Dumas; stepdaughter Barcine Smith of Amarillo; grandchildren Ricky Spencer and Heather; Connor Lowry, Rhyse Spencer, Evan Hodge, Dylan Rollo, Erik Spencer, Justin Kurts and wife Jennifer,  Jeanie Jimenez and husband Andrew, Emily Crawford, and Daniel Crawford, step grandchildren Cherie Barnes and husband Terry, Eric Smith and wife Rita; great grandchildren James Spencer, Steven Montoya, Eleanor Hodges, Addison Kurts, Kenadie Kurts, Khadence Morton, Aubree Coats, Brycen Kurts, step great grandchildren Timothy Barnes and Matthew Barnes; sister Lottie Jo McCoy; and close cousin Betty Kinikin.
The family suggests memorials to American Diabetes Association, 8008 Slide #12-A, Lubbock, Texas 79424, or to the Dumas Noon Lions Club, 524 S. Porter Ave., Dumas, Texas 79029.

0 Replies to “Glenn Ray Spencer-May 2, 2011”

  1. Linda: I just came across this – so very sorry even though it’s months after the fact. I just hope he finally forgave me for burning his Model A Ford to the ground.

  2. God be with you & your family Mr. Spencer. I met & enjoyed helping you, your wife & daughter at Amarillo National Bank.
    God Bless

  3. Oh, Jan and Hiram. I’m so sorry for your tragic, unexpected loss. Let the precious memories you hold keep the sorrow at bay and know that your dad is whole again.
    You have my love and prayers,

  4. Dear Linda,
    We would like for you to know that we are thinking of you and your family. We are sorry for your loss and will be praying for you during this hard time.
    In lieu of flowers, we as an office, are making a donation to the American Diabetes Association in your father’s name.
    CENTURY21 Boston and Company

  5. May God hold you ever close in this time of sudden loss as only He can do. Let Him carry you so there can only one set of footprints be seen.

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