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Deane Spicer Williams
November 30, 1936 - October 05, 2010
Birthplace: Sevierville, Tennessee
Resided In: Sevierville Tennessee USA
Visitation: October 07, 2010
Service: October 08, 2010
Cemetery: Pigeon Forge Baptist Cemetery
Deane (Ogle) Spicer Williams, age 73 of Sevierville, passed away Tuesday, October 5, 2010 at 12:45 p.m. from cancer while at home under the care of Caris Hospice. She was born on November 30, 1936 in Sevierville, TN. She formerly resided in Detroit, MI in the late 50's and early 60's as well as Dandridge, TN for 20 years before returning to Sevierville in 2006.
Mrs. Williams became a member of First Baptist Church, Sevierville as a youth. She was active as long as her health permitted including having served in WMU, Keeping in Touch, and Disaster Relief ministries. She made mission trips in the later years of her life.
While married to Ned S. Williams she enjoyed membership at First United Methodist Church, Sevierville where she served in the United Methodist Women's Club.
She was a graduate of SCHS and Knoxville Business School; she was employed as a bookkeeper in Detroit, MI and as a secretary at Southern Casting Company in Sevierville.
She was a member of the Manthano Club where she served as president for six years.
She was a charter member of the Sevierville Garden Club and also served as president. She often received award ribbons for her floral displays including placement in the recent/Oct 1 competition. She was an avid gardener, cook, and baker. Although she specialized in baked goods her love was cake decorating, catering, and entertaining. She traveled extensively throughout Europe with her last trip being to the Holy Land.
She was preceded in death by her husband Ned S. Williams, ex-husband Robert Spicer, mother Bergie M. (Whaley) Ogle, father John L. Ogle, brother Tommy Ogle, and twin brother Gene Ogle.
Survivors include her:
Daughter and son-in-law: Kathryn Spicer Foreman and William A. Foreman of Atlanta
Son and daughter-in-law: Robert J. Spicer and Samantha Cogdill Spicer of Sevierville
Step-daughters: Susan Arnold and husband JT of Sevierville, Marcy DeLozier of Knoxville
Grandchildren: Rachael Ann Spicer, Rebecca Jaine Spicer, both of Sevierville
Step-grandchildren: Brandon S. & Nichole S. Foreman, Ryan C. & Lindsay C. Foreman, Amanda C. Foreman, all from the Atlanta area, Betsy (Arnold) and Jason Woods of Knoxville, Raellen (Arnold) and Greg Simpson of Knoxville, Laura (Arnold) and Mike Davis of Atlanta, Robert DeLozier of Knoxville, Ned and Claire DeLozier of Knoxville
Brother and sister-in-law: Carroll & Vonda Ogle
Sister: Irene Collier
Nephews: Steve and Aundie Collier, Don Collier, Brent and Ashley Collier
Nieces: Kay (Collier) and John Pittman, Amy (Ogle) Branch, Jama (Ogle) and Darrin Hall, Serena Gilbert
Several cherished great-nephews and nieces and great great-neices and nephews
Numerous cherished and special friends
Thank you to her caregivers Janice Rutherford and Caris Hospice for loving and caring for our mother and showing her your love. You have been invaluable to us.
Funeral service 1 PM Friday at First Baptist Church, Sevierville with Rev. Jerry Hyder and Rev. Bruce Adams officiating. Interment will follow in Pigeon Forge Baptist Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6-9 PM Thursday at Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville. Florist: Flowers By Melissa (www.atchleyfuneralhome.com)