Ruth Eileen Spivey – Obituary

By  | November 10, 2017 | Filed under: Greenview Funeral Home, Obituaries

Ruth Eileen Spivey, 63, of Florence, passed away November 9, 2017.  She was a registered nurse at E.C.M. Hospital for 33 years. Eileen was a beloved mother, wife, and a friend to all who knew her. She loved traveling, crafting, and Alabama football.


Visitation will be Monday, November 13, 2017 from 11-1 p.m. at Greenview Funeral Home. The funeral service will begin at 1 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Joshua Myhan officiating. Burial will follow in Greenview Memorial Park.


Mrs. Spivey was preceded in death by her parents, Raymond and Inez Gross; son, Brandon Hayes, and a sister, Libby Fuller.


She is survived by her husband, Dwight Spivey of Florence; daughters, Ellen Woodruff (Richard) of Tuscumbia, and Lena Lowery (Ian) of Chattanooga, TN; brother, Eddie Gross of Texas; sisters, Jemmy Todd of Texas, Linda Boyce (David) of Tennessee, and Judy Burns (John Holley) of Maude, AL; and a granddaughter, Nora Woodruff.


Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

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One Response to Ruth Eileen Spivey – Obituary

  1. Thomas Gross November 12, 2017 at 2:49 pm

    Dear sweet, smiling Eileen. I will always remember that happy face and sunny disposition. Your time has come far too soon. May the Lord take you to that place beyond all sorrow.

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