Modena Word Spivey, 101, of New Hope, passed away Wednesday. She was a member of the Church of Christ.
She was preceded in death by father, Oscar Word, mother, Mary Ada Troup Word, husband, James Robert “Boots” Spivey, son, Benny E. Spivey, 3 sisters and one brother.
Surviving are son, James R. “Bubba” (Doris) Spivey of New Hope, son, Robert W. “Bobby” (Merline) Spivey of Tuscaloosa, daughter, Jane Spivey (Tom) Elders of Owens Cross Roads, son, John (Sheila) Spivey of Gurley, 11 grandchildren, and 19 great grandchildren.
Visitation will be Friday 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM at New Hope Funeral Home. Services will be held at New Hope Funeral Home Chapel, Saturday at 11:00 am with Bro. Harold Kelly officiating.
Interment will be in the Moon Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers the family would like donations to be made to the New Hope Senior Center, 123 Church Ave., New Hope, AL 35760. The family would like to express their sincere thanks to the wonderful staff at South Hampton Nursing & Rehab Center for the great love, care and support offered to Mrs. Spivey and her family during her stay. http://www.nhfh.net