Betty Sue Coggins Spencer, 71, passed away on Wednesday, April 6, 2022 at the NMMC in Tupelo. She was born in West Point on August 25, 1950 to the late Hubert and Sadie Mae Fairley Coggins. Betty Sue grew up in Aberdeen and attended Aberdeen School. In December of 1969 she began dating William A. Spencer and they both knew that God had put them together. They would marry on April 17, 1970 and spent nearly 52 years together. Betty loved her family and was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed family get togethers. More than anything, she was a faithful servant of God. As she professed to Bill, Sr. before they wed, she would always love God with her whole heart. She served as a Sunday School teacher and loved to sing, especially in the church choir. She was a faithful member of Friendship Baptist Church in Aberdeen.
Betty is survived by her husband of nearly 52 years, Bill Spencer, Sr., Aberdeen; sons, Bill Spencer (Amy), Smithville and Nathan Spencer (Nicole Almo-Spencer); sisters, Linda Coggins Record (Frank), Aberdeen; Dorothy Coggins Harris (Eddie), Cedar Bluff; Mary Ann Coggins Robertson (Butch), Aberdeen and Diane Coggins Clardy-Malone (Willie), Hamilton; brother, Hubert Coggins, Jr., Aberdeen; grandchildren, Hailey Spencer, Connor Mitchell Haywood and McKenzie Haywood; great grandchildren, Haiden Garth, Liam Gassaway and Malachi Walker; a host of nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by a sister, Martha Coggins "Tuffy" Mobley; grandaughter, Alexis Reed Haywood.
Funeral Services will be held at 3 PM on Saturday, April 9, 2022 at Friendship Baptist Church in Aberdeen with Bro. Rick Burton, Rev. Charles Coggins and Bro. Jack Dauphin officiating. Burial will follow in Friendship Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Buzzy Cullum, Dale Wilemon, Hal Bourland, Bubba Ballard, Sonny Clay and Eddie Harris, Jr. Honorary pallbearer will be Haiden Garth.
Visitation will be prior to the service at the church on Saturday from 1:30 PM until 2:45 PM.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to Tisdale Lann Memorial Funeral Home.
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