Athens Review, Athens, Texas

February 19, 2013

Eugene Spencer, Jr.


The Athens Review

Athens — Eugene Spencer, Jr., 81, died on Jan. 6, 2013, in Jackson, Miss.

There will be a funeral service at 11 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 22, at the Athens Cemetery.

Mr. Spencer was born on May 28, 1931 in Athens, the son of the late Eugene, Sr. and Katherine Spencer.  After graduating from Athens High, he attended Trinity University.  He worked at the Athens Furniture Store.  A resident of Athens for most of his life, he moved to Jackson, Miss. in 1985.

He is preceded in death by his sister, Margaret Louise (Deedie) Spencer Pope, and nephew, Spencer Carleton Pope. 

Survivors include his nephew, John Stewart Pope, of Helena, Ala., and niece, Michelle Pope Mills, of Jackson, Miss.