Willie Lee Spencer, age 80, of Little Rock, Arkansas passed away from this life on Thursday, August 3, 2017. The Angels of the Lord sealed the lips of our dear father; who continues to be in the hearts and memories of all people who loved him.
Mr. Willie Lee Spencer was born on March 25, 1937 in Bentonia, Mississippi to the late Alberta and Tommie (Kidd) Spencer. Willie was one of twenty children born to his father, Tommie (Kidd) Spencer.
Willie attended St. Paul Elementary school in Bentonia, Mississippi and accepted Christ as his personal savior at an early age at St. Paul C.M.E Church in Bentonia, Mississippi.
On March 7,1963, he was united in holy matrimony to the late Geneva Spencer in Chicago, Illinois. He worked as a heavy equipment operator, a header and an assembler for General Electric.
He was preceded in death by his wife Geneva Spencer, five siblings Arlena, Herman, Ella Mae, Annie Lee and Robert.
Willie is survived by his two children a daughter Sharon Stuckey of Little Rock, Arkansas and son Christopher (Kenyatta) Spencer of Chicago, Illinois; fourteen siblings Tommie Spencer, Calvin (Mary) Spencer, Pearlie Mae Cleveland, Mary (Charles) Perry, Hobert Spires, Hubbert (Ernestine) Spires all of Bentonia, Mississippi; Ricky Spires of California, Dave (Deroxolyn) Spencer of Louisana, Jeanette Adams, Virginia McDuffy of Tennessee, Joanne Nadean Perry, Connie all of Jackson, Mississippi; eight grandchildren Edwin Stuckey, Karen Stuckey of Chicago, Illinois; Dameion Stuckey Sr., Tamika Stuckey of Little Rock, Arkansas, Kiorion, Diorion, Keonte and Regginae Spencer of Chicago, Illinois; ten great-grandchildren, one great-great-granddaughter and a host of family and friends. He will be greatly missed.
A reception and visitation will be held on Friday, August 11, 2017 at 10:30 A.M. until 12:00 P.M. at The Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints, 13901 Quail Drive, Little Rock, Arkansas.
Sunset celebration will be held on Friday, August 11, 2017 at 12:00 P.M at The Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints, Little Rock, Arkansas.
Burial will follow at Serenity Garden Cemetery, 6512 TP White, Jacksonville, Arkansas.