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Mary M. Spangle


Mary M. Spangle, Flora, Indiana, 72, died Thursday, January 26, 2017, at St. Vincent Hospital, Kokomo.  She was born on August 5, 1944 to the late Harold C. and Beulah Maxine Payne Pence in Frankfort, IN. She married Merle D. Spangle, September 3, 1966 in Frankfort, IN and he survives. Mary was a graduate of Frankfort High School and a homemaker. Survivors with her husband Merle is one daughter:  Laura Pierce, Kokomo, IN, one son and daughter-in-law:  Kirk (Tamara Biddle) Spangle, Galveston, IN, one sister, Rita Ferguson, Greencastle, IN. She is also survived by five grandchildren, Gary French III, Mitchell French, Daniel S. Pierce, Drake Clark and Nathan Spangle, as well as three great grandchildren, Andreya, Joshua and Harlie. One brother Harold C. Pence Jr precedes.

Services will be held at Wheeler Family Funeral Home-Baker Chapel 204 S Center Street, Flora, IN on Sunday, January 29th with visitation from 12pm to 2pm with the funeral to follow immediately. Rev. Jeff Landon will officiate the services with burial to follow at Maple Lawn Cemetery.  Memorial Contributions may be made to Flora United Methodist Church in remembrance of Mary M. Spangle.


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  • Susan Woods and Helen Ray

    January 26, 2017 5:03 pm ·

    She will be greatly missed.

  • Susan Perry

    January 26, 2017 5:32 pm ·

    So sorry for your loss….prayers to your family…Love you Kirk

  • David and Carolyn Long

    January 26, 2017 5:41 pm ·

    Kirk, We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. We hope you find comfort in knowing she is at peace with our Lord and Savior. We’ll be praying for you all.

  • Carolyn Ireland

    January 26, 2017 6:14 pm ·

    I am so very sorry to hear this. The entire Pence and Spangler families are in my prayers. Bob and I will be at the visitation on Sunday.

  • Kathie Skeel

    January 26, 2017 7:59 pm ·

    I’m so sorry for your loss and pray for peace within at this time.

  • Robert Cohee

    January 26, 2017 8:21 pm ·

    Kirk so sorry for your loss praying for you bud !!!

  • Janet Huffman

    January 26, 2017 8:55 pm ·

    I’m so sorry for your loss. keeping your family in my prayers.

  • Jennifer Durbin

    January 26, 2017 9:24 pm ·

    I’m so sorry for your loss. Prayers and hugs to all of you.

  • Rick Birden

    January 26, 2017 10:11 pm ·

    I am so sorry to hear of Mary’s passing. She was always a gentle, kind, caring and wonderful person to talk to. I feel your loss and pain. I have and will continue to pray for spiritual support now and in the coming days. I hoping and planning to be at the service Sunday.

  • Mike and Margie Ferguson (and Betty Stewart, Margie's Mother)

    January 27, 2017 9:54 am ·

    We are so sorry to hear of Mary’s passing. We will keep you all in our prayers.

  • Tony & Melissa Spangle

    January 29, 2017 9:01 pm ·

    So sorry to hear about your loss. Your in our prayers. God Bless

  • Cliff and Louise

    January 30, 2017 7:48 am ·

    Rita our prayers for you and family are for strength to get you through this.

  • Mary Fisher

    February 13, 2017 7:19 pm ·

    I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Prayers for peace for all the families.

  • Bill Tankersley

    March 26, 2017 10:07 pm ·

    I was sorry to hear of Mary’s passing. We were classmates at Frankfort HS.


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