Ms. June Rice Spires, 85, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at Pruitt Nursing Home, Bamberg, South Carolina.
A graveside service will be held at 11:30 A.M. on Saturday, July 25, 2020, at Double Branch Baptist Church Cemetery, 3567 Neeses Hwy, Orangeburg. Rev. Wayne Ellis will be officiating.
Ms. Spires was born on December 1, 1934 in Buchanan County, Virginia. She was the daughter of the late David C. Rice and the late Hettie Stiltner Rice. She worked with various companies in Orangeburg county before retiring from Husqvarna in 2005. She was a life-long member of Double Branch Baptist Church and never met a stranger. She was predeceased by three brothers, Wilford Rice, Gennice Rice and Burton Rice, a son, Gene C. Spires, a granddaughter, Hayley Spires and her former spouse, Quitman Spires.
Survivors include a son, Charles Spires (Lynette), of Chapin; two daughters, Linda Mulhern of PineHill and Elaine McAlhany (Sublet), of Branchville; 8 grandchildren, Kerry Jacobik, Tara Shelley, Ryan Mulhern, Telbus McAlhany, Nicole Kilgus, Susanne Toto, Clint Spires, and Natalie Spires; 18 great-grandchildren; daughter-in-law, Annette Spires and a number of nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association at 2090 Executive Hall Rd Ste 130, Charleston, SC 29407 or to Double Branch Baptist Church at 3567 Neeses Hwy, Orangeburg, SC 29115.
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