Obituary: Spence

Clifford Spence

CHENOA – Clifford A. Spence, 64, of Chenoa, passed away at 8:12 a.m., Monday, March 11, 2019, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria.

Cremation rites have been accorded and a private family celebration of his life will be held at a later date. Duffy-Pils Memorial Home Chenoa is in charge of arrangements.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to the family of Clifford A. Spence.

Cliff was born January 3, 1955 in Fairbury; a son to Glen “Jim” and Bonita (Ramsey) Spence.  He married Denise Weber on July 20, 1984 in Pontiac. His wife, Denise passed away on November 15, 2009.  His parents and two brothers also preceded him in death.

Survivors include three daughters, Carrie Melvin of Chenoa; Abbie (Bill) Hummel of Pontiac; Carlie Spence of Champaign; 3 sisters, Joyce Ashcraft of Pontiac; Sheri (Gary) Moser of Fairbury; Lisa (Kevin) Krones of Gridley; 1 brother, Carl (Lisa) Spence of Chenoa; and 3 grandchildren.

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