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Garnet M. Spencer

January 24, 2022

Obituary

Garnet Spencer, 91, passed away at home on Monday, Jan. 24, 2022.  She was the daughter of the late, Ida and Abraham Yoder.

Garnet worked as a waitress for many years. She worked at the Hollywood Diner for 14 years where she was known as “Sam” by her customers.  She retired from Playtex in 1995 after 23 years of employment. In the past, Garnet has enjoyed camping, square dancing, word search puzzles, her pets, flowers, ceramics and most of all, the time she spent with her family.

Garnet was preceded in death by her husband Virgil Spencer, her youngest son, Ron Motter, and all 7 of her siblings.

Garnet is survived by her sons, Steve Motter (Rena) and Dale Motter (Billie); daughter, Sharon Parks; step children, James Spencer, Tina Starner and Virgil Spencer Jr.  Garnet was quick to express her love and pride for her grandchildren, Tammy McNamire (Chris), Jeff Motter (Brittany); great grandchildren, Haley, Trey, Aiyanna & Logan; 2 great great grandchildren Julian and Kire; several step grandchildren and extended family.

Services will be held on Friday, Jan. 28, 2022 at Thomas E. Melvin & Son Funeral Home, Inc., 15522 S. DuPont Hwy, Harrington at 2 pm.  A visitation will take place one hour prior starting at 1 pm.  Interment will be held privately at a later date.   Delaware guidelines are in effect for social distancing and masks.

Arrangements are entrusted to the Thomas E. Melvin & Son Funeral Home, please visit us at www.melvinfuneralhome.com to express or send condolences.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
January 28, 2022

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Melvin Funeral Home
15522 S. DuPont Hwy
Harrington, DE 19952

Funeral Service
Friday
January 28, 2022

2:00 PM
Melvin Funeral Home
15522 S. DuPont Hwy
Harrington, DE 19952

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