Patricia Diane Stevens Spivey, 70, died Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016 at Columbus Regional Healthcare. Born July 12, 1946 in Columbus County, she was the daughter of the late Ruther Stevens and Esther Duncan Stevens. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one sister, Joyce Suggs; and one brother, Ruther “Bobby” Stevens Jr.
Final rites will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 3 in the chapel of Inman Ward Funeral Home in Tabor City. Visitation will be held Saturday, Sept. 3 one hour prior to the service in the chapel.
She is survived by her husband, Willard Spivey of Whiteville; three daughters, Darlene Cannon of Tabor City, Charlene Langlois of Baltimore, Md., Michelle Tryon of Whiteville; three sons, Donald Spivey of Tabor City, Mickey Reese of Clarendon, Edward Reese of Whiteville; one sister, Jeanette Cartrette of Loris, S.C.; two half sisters, Ponice Gerald of Tabor City, Tammy Buffkin of Ash; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.