She was born in the Peytonsburg community of Cumberland County, Ky. on Sunday, June 4, 1945 the daughter of Homer Lee and Nellie Groce Spears. She was a Christian, a member of The Kentucky Ridge Baptist Church in rural Bloomfield, a class of 1964 Graduate of Burkesville High School, owner of Libby Strange Trucking Company, and was owner and operator of Libby's Café and Strange's Little Market for nearly 30 years.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Junior Spears and Billy Spears and her sister Anna Lee Spears. She is survived by her husband of over 47 years, Larry D. Strange of Bloomfield; her children, Barry Dennis ( Lisa) Strange of Bloomfield, Indiana and Tonya Marie ( Mark) Fortner of Bedford; a sister, Betty (and Leonard) McIntyre of the Jones Ridge community near Burkesville, Ky.; six grandchildren, Seth Strange, Joshua Strange, Jordan Strange, Shelby Fortner, Samuel Fortner and Silas Fortner.
Funeral service will be conducted Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the Cincinnati Christian Church on State Road 54 near Bloomfield.
Visitation is at the church Monday after 3 p.m.
Local funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday in The Memory Chapel of Norris-New Funeral Home with Burial in the Burkesville Cemetery. Visitation is after 6 p.m. Tuesday until the funeral hour Wednesday at Norris-New Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers the family would like contributions to The Kentucky Ridge Baptist Church in Bloomfield in her memory.
Professional service provided by Norris-New Funeral Home.
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