Barbara Ann Rawls Spence

Mrs. Barbara Ann Rawls Spence, age 82 of Dodson, Louisiana passed away on Saturday, December 14, 2019.

Born Monday, March 15, 1937 in Memphis, Tennessee, she was preceded in death by her parents, Dovie Holland Rawls and Kenneth Rawls; husband, Horace Spence; and brother, Robert Rawls.

Those left to cherish her memory include her children, Mike Spence (Tonda), Buddy Spence (Robbie), Kenney Spence (Jill) and Melanie Taylor (Greg); seven grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends on Monday, December 16, 2019, at Southern Funeral Home in Winnfield from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM, and again on Tuesday, December 17, 2019, at Hilltop Community Church in Chatham, from 10:00 AM until time of services.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at Hilltop Community Church in Chatham with Rev. Jimmy Fletcher officiating. Interment will follow in Hilltop Community Cemetery, in Chatham under the direction of Southern Funeral Home of Winnfield.

Serving the family as pallbearers will be Shane Spence, Tyler Spence, Cody Sanders, Christopher Dye, Jared Dye, and Bobo Hollingsworth. Honorary pallbearers will be Billy Morgan, Ty Parker, Robert Dye, and Terry Spence.

The family requests that in lieu of flowers, please make memorial donations to the Winn Community Food Bank.

Online condolences may be made to the family at

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