Mary Spencer

Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 5, 2010, at Our Mother of Mercy Catholic Church for Mary Spencer.

Visitation was held from 8:00 a.m. until services Saturday, June 5, 2010, at Gossen Funeral Home Chapel.

Mary Spencer was born April 1, 1915, to the late Melcah Richard and Josphine Guidry in Rayne.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, James Spencer, Sr.; her daughter, Lucy Spencer Duhon; four brothers; three sisters; and a grandchild, Alton Duhon.

She departed this life on Friday, May 28, 2010 in Port Arthur, Texas.

Clara, as she was known by family and friends, was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and great-great grandmother.

When she lived in Rayne, she was a faithful member of Our Mother of Mercy Catholic Church. She was a member of several church organizations. While living in Port Arthur, she attended St. Mary’s Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

To cherish her memory she leaves her daughter, Dorothy Sinegar; her son; James Spencer Jr. (Helen), both of Port Arthur, Texas; grandchildren, Leonce Duhon, Sr., Leona Lane, Thomas Marks, Felicha Martin, Harlen Spencer, Reginald Spencer, and Jamesetta Melancon; and a host of great grandchildren; and great-great grandchildren; and a host of nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

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Arrangements were entrusted to Gossen Funeral Home, Inc. of Rayne.

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