Thelma Handy Spangler, 90, died Friday, January 22, 2016, at her residence in the Mount Pleasant Retirement Village, Monroe, Oh.
She was born in Patrick County on March 13, 1925, and was a daughter of the late Daniel Lee Handy and Callie Mae Handy. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Benjamin Lesley Spangler; her sisters, Myrtle Goard and Pauline Clifton; and her brother, James Denver Handy.
Surviving are her two daughters: Phyllis Spangler Bohning (Miles) and Vicki Spangler Perry; four grandchildren, Chris Satchell (Jena), Mark Bohning (Loel), Tracy Bohning and Jennifer Bohning; one great-grandchild, Trevor Satchell; and two sisters, Delcie Blades and Irene Joyce.
She graduated from Meadows of Dan High School and was retired from the U.S. Postal Service. She was an active member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary and enjoyed volunteering with the Girl Scouts and participating on a ladies’ bowling league.
She lived in Springfield, Vesta, and Martinsville before relocating to Monroe.
She loved to travel and visited over 13 countries in Europe and Central America. She was an avid seamstress and enjoyed cooking, gardening and scrapbooking. Her favorite holiday was Christmas and she loved to make the season memorable with her talent for decorating and entertaining.
Arrangements are pending and will be announced by Moody Funeral Home, Stuart. Internment will be at the Meadows of Dan Baptist Church, Meadows of Dan.
To express condolences online, please visit www.moodyfuneralservices.com.