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Mary Jane Warner Spence, age 85, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 8, 2009 surrounded by her eight children. She will be greatly missed by her large and loving family and friends.
Mary was born in Baker, Ore., on April 3, 1924, to EJ and Hazel Warner. She married her high school sweetheart Meredith Spence in 1954. She graduated from Baker High School.
She enjoyed baking, gardening, and was an accomplished flower arranger. She was a long time member of the Provo Community Church.
Mary is survived by her children: Greg (DeeAnn), Tim (Cindy), Loy (Mark) Holt, Roger (Megan), Brad (Anita), Rob (Audrey), Kurt (Marie) and David (Sherry); 14 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one brother, and her grandson Christopher.
A special thanks to the staff at Highland Care Center of Salt Lake City for their years of dedicated service and loving care of our mother.
Funeral services were held Saturday, April 11, 2009 at 2 p.m. at the Berg Drawing Room Chapel, 185 E. Center, Provo, Utah. Interment was held in East Lawn Memorial Hills, 4800 North 650 East, Provo, Utah.
Used with permission from: The Record Courier, Baker City, Oregon, April 30, 2009
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor