Sandra Sue Spence

March 9, 1951 - September 9, 2020

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Sandra Sue Spence, 69 of Urbana passed away, Wednesday, September 9, 2020 in her residence surrounded by her loving family.

She was born March 9, 1951 in Springfield, Ohio, the daughter of the late William V. Minnick and Joan (Gilliand)Minnick Ehrle. Sandra enjoyed travelling, especially trips to Daytona Beach. She was an active member of Faith Fellowship Church, where she enjoyed attending retreats. Sandra loved her family, especially her sisters, nieces, and nephews. But most of all, she loved her grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband of 48 years, Ross Spence Jr.; her daughter, Julia (Robert) Lain; her son, Shannon W. Spence; her grandchildren, Corey & Travis Andon and Garrett Spence; her great grandchildren, Airith, Maliyah, and Mason; her sisters, Cherie (Ernie) Hollbrook and Cathy Jo Campbell; her brother-in-law, Jeff (Shannon Deann) Spence; her sister-in-law, Elizabeth Dunlap and several nieces and nephews.

Sandra is preceded in death by her parents; her brothers-in-law, Paul Spence, Kenny Donahoe, and Dane Campbell and her nephew, Troy Donahoe.

Due to the restrictions of the Covid-19, we will be following the guidelines set by Governor DeWine's office.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 12, 2020 in Faith Fellowship Church, 236 Bloomfield Ave. Urbana, Ohio 43078. with Pastor Michael Maurice officiating. The family will receive friends from 9-10 a.m. prior to the service. Burial will follow in OakDale Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, Miami Valley Chapter, 31 W. Whipp Road, Dayton, Ohio 45459.

Arrangements entrusted to VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.


Garrett Spence - Sep 12, 2020
Grandma I will never forget anything you ever taught me and I will cherish all the memories that my kids and I have had with you. Still at a loss for words I miss you so much love Garrett
Darlene Keller - Sep 12, 2020
So sorry for your loss. I have known all of you for so long , my heart goes out to you.
Clayton Underwood - Sep 12, 2020
Bill, Shannon and the Spence family; we are so sorry for the loss of your loved one Sandy. May GOD give you peace at this difficult time. Your next door neighbors, Clayton and Julie Underwood
Julie Lain - Sep 12, 2020
Mom, my heart is breaking at the thought of living life without you in it. I’m so thankful that you are my mom and I’m so proud when someone says that I’m just like you. I love you and will look forward to the day I see you again.
Sally Van Horn Estep - Sep 11, 2020
I’m so sorry for tour loss. Prayers for all the family. I went to NEHS and graduated with Sandy. She was such a sweet person🙏🏻😇
Cathy Brucker - Sep 11, 2020
Sandra was someone I looked up to when I was a young girl. My condolences to the family and friends. 🌻🌻🌻🌻
Cathy Brucker - Sep 11, 2020
Sandra was someone I looked up to when I was a young girl. My condolences to the family and friends. 🌻🌻🌻🌻
Judy Rowand Faessler - Sep 11, 2020
I remember Sandra well from high school. Prayers to her family.
Roger and Debbie Deere - Sep 11, 2020
To the Spence Family We are sorry to hear the passing of Sandy She was a sweet person who I remember working at Grimes May God bless you all Roger and Debbie Deere
Diana Goodwin - Sep 10, 2020
Condolences to the family. 🌺
Barbi and Roger Johnson - Sep 10, 2020
We did not know Sandra for very long, but we consider her one of our faithful,sweet friends. Until we meet again.
Cherie Minnick Holbrook - Sep 10, 2020
Sandra, I will miss you always. You are forever in my heart. Thanks for sending the butterfly. You were such a caring & giving sister. We shared so much through out our lives. Thanks for all you did. Thus isn’t goodbye, instead, until we are together again! Love & Hugs Dear Sister! ☮️❤️
Rick Bails - Sep 10, 2020
Bill, So sorry to read of your loss. I pray that God will comfort you and your family.
Vickie Norris - Sep 10, 2020
I am so very sorry! Sandra was a fun, loving, caring person. She will be greatly missed!
Cathy Campbell - Sep 10, 2020
I will miss and love you forever! My big sister is now an angel in heaven, love you!
Carol (Hagans) Daulton - Sep 9, 2020
She will be missed by many. I always enjoyed working with her at GRIMES. You all have our sincere sympathy, Roger and Carol

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