Evelyn Ray (Perkins) Spencer

Evelyn Ray Spencer obit picEvelyn Ray (Perkins) Spencer, Age 84 of Karnes City, TX passed away August 18, 2017 in Kenedy, TX. Evelyn was born on July 25, 1933 in El Campo, TX to the late Sam and Pomelia (Adams) Perkins.  She married Ernest James Spencer, Sr. on March 7, 1956 in Kenedy. Evelyn was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great grandmother, a homemaker and of the Baptist Faith.  She is preceded in death by her husband, Ernest James Spencer; parents, Sam and Pomelia (Adams) Perkins; daughter, Edith Spencer; grandsons,Rudy James Spencer, Jr. Devan Haynes and numerous brothers and sisters.  She is survived by her daughters, Jackie Haynes and husband Collins of Atkins, Yukiko Spencer of Kenedy, Evelyn Spencer of Minnesota, Terri Haynes of Karnes City, Ernestine Spencer of San Antonio, Annie Glenn of Spokane, Jody McClendon and husband Corey of Kenedy; sons, Ernest Spencer, Jr. and wife Jessica of Karnes City, Rudy Spencer and wife Cynthia of Karnes City; sisters, Mildred Houston of San Antonio, Stella Williams of San Antonio; brother, Leonard Perkins of San Antonio and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.  A Prayer service will be held Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at 6PM in the Eckols Funeral Home Chapel. Services will be Thursday, August 24, 2017 at 1PM in the Eckols Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Daniel B. Garza officiating.  Interment will follow in the Kenedy Cemetery, Kenedy, TX.

Serving as pallbearers will be Brandon Spencer, Clifton Spencer, Dontrell Lyons, Kenneth “K.D.”Glenn, David Glenn, Desmond Spencer, Alan Brown and Robert Bailey.

Honorary pallbearers are Isaiah Ramos, Kayden Ramos, Spencer Ford, Micah Garza, Colyton Haynes, John Ernest Kinney, Aaron Smith, Joshua Bailey, Tyler Bailey, Tyhrique Ellison, Taysean Thompson, Talon Spencer, Robert Spencer, Jr., Alex Pinkney, Donald Thompson, Elijah Spencer, Rayshawn Brown, King Brown, Kendrick Brown, Kyree Spencer, Tayden Bailey, Jamarcus Bailey, Jordan Spencer and Terrall Harrison.