Velda L. Spencer, age 86, lifetime resident of Scott City passed away on Thursday, October 18, 2018 at the Scott County Hospital in Scott City, Kansas. She was born September 25, 1932, in Gove, Kansas, to William and Idella Margaret (Russell) Wright. Velda worked at Park Lane Nursing Home for 17 years.
She also enjoyed waitressing at various restaurants. Velda was a member of the Scott City Pink Ladies Auxiliary 50 plus and enjoyed greeting people. She enjoyed dancing, listening to music, playing cards, BINGO, Dominoes, and spending time with her grandchildren and family.
She married Jack Swedenborg in Norman, Oklahoma in 1957. Jack passed away in 1968. She later married Alan G. Spencer with whom they divorced a few years later.
Survivors include her children - one son, Broc Swedenborg, Lakin, Ks, three daughters-LuAnne (Kirk) Barnett, Udall, Ks, Kelley (Adam) Benero, Park City, Ks, and Cathy Savolt, Andover, Ks, Nine brothers-Dan, Dewey, Wilbur, Marvin, Marion, Harold, Roy, Gary (all of Scott City, and Galen of Sublette, Ks. Three sisters-Della Morgan, Healy, Ks, Sue (Pat) West, and Carolyn (Walter) Hundertmark of Scott City. Grandchildren-Ginger Hopper, Brad Barnett, Candice Swedenborg, Lexus and Lauren Savolt. Great grandchildren-Jayden Hopper and HaLee Barnett. Great, Great grandchild-Gabrielle Bunch. She also had many nieces and nephews whom she will greatly miss.
Preceding her in death were her parents and four brothers-Cleve, Harlan, Milton, and Elvin.
Funeral services will be at First Baptist Church, Scott City, Ks at 10:30 a.m. Monday, October 22, 2018 with the Rev. Kyle Evans presiding.
Interment will be at the Scott County Cemetery.
Memorials are to Velda Spencer Memorial Fund in care of the funeral home.
Visitation will be from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Saturday and 1:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Sunday at Price & Sons Funeral Home in Scott City, Kansas.