April 14, 1923 ~ May 31, 2006

Born in: Bluefield, West Virginia,
Resided in: Arden, NC

Arden ~ Jane Spence, Orr, 83 of Arden, died on Wednesday, May 31, 2006 in a local hospital. She was the daughter of the late Henry and Gracie Asbury Spence and was preceded in death by her husband Clyde Orr, who passed away on May 21 2006. Also she was preceded in death by a sister, Clara Spence and a brother, Fred Spence. She was a charter member of Arden First Baptist Church. She is survived by a daughter, Becky Wolfe and husband Phillip of Asheville; a son, Wayne Orr and fiancee Ann of Fletcher; four grandchildren, Kim Moody, Kristin Orr, Whitney Orr and Tanner Wolfe; three great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mary Ellen Hall of Wytheville, VA and Frances Nash of Bluefield, W. VA; three brothers, Henry E. Spence, Jr. of New Hall, W. VA, Robert Spence of Jacksonville, FL. And Rufus Spence of Tazewell, VA; a sister-in-law, Jewel Spence of Rocky Gap, VA.; several nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be held 4:00 P.M. Friday in the chapel of Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian on Long Shoals Road with the Rev. G. Scott Lynch officiating. Burial will follow in Davidson River Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Memorials may be made Samaritan’s Purse, PO Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607.

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  1. We were so sorry to hear of Jane’s death, but now she is with Clyde again. We remember them so well when we first joined Arden First Baptist Church. Our prayers are with you.

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  2. Becky & Wayne,

    Dolly and I are very sad to hear of Jane’s passing. She is a fine lady that we all will remember. We know that it is especially tough coming right after Clyde. After 62 years, it is comforting to know they are now together again forever. We won’t be able to be there with you tommorrow, but we hope to see you soon. Hang in there and take care. Please let us know if there is anything we can do for you.

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