The News Courier in Athens, Alabama


October 19, 2012

Helen Spicer

— The funeral for Helen Paulette Jackson Spicer, 69, of Lester will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Spry Funeral Home with Dr. Jimmy Bassham officiating. Burial will be at 2 p.m. in Fischer Cemetery in Ft. Payne.

Visitation will be from 6 to 9 tonight at the funeral home.

Mrs. Spicer died Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, at her home.

She was born April 1, 1943, in Dekalb County. She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Athens, a retired fifth grade teacher at Cowart and Athens Intermediate schools. She was a 1967 graduate of Auburn University and a 1994 graduate of the Masters Program at the University of North Alabama.

Survivors include her husband, Floyd Russell Spicer Jr. of Lester; a sister, Lee Antoinette Jackson Easterwood of Talladega; and two nieces, Gabrielle Easterwood and Elizabeth Hamilton, both of Talladega.

Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church.

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