Annabelle Lee (Weber) Spencer, age 94, of Nevada, Missouri, went peacefully to her heavenly home on December 7, 2020, surrounded by family. She was born Sept. 12, 1926, to George Irl and Stella Weber. She attended school in both Missouri and California and helped raise her four younger siblings after the death of her mother. In 1972, she graduated from Missouri Southern State College in Joplin, Missouri, with an Associate’s degree in Nursing RN. Being full of compassion, she was a blessing to all her patients, and loved caring for others.
Annabelle was united in marriage to her beloved husband, Loren, on April 5, 1974, and resided with him on their farm in El Dorado Springs. Together they enjoyed traveling, spending time with family, and gardening, until his death in 1996.
She loved God with all her heart and attended church regularly as long as her health allowed. She attended Blue Ridge Church of God (Holiness) in El Dorado Springs and Cornerstone Baptist Church in Nevada.
Annabelle was preceded in death by her husband; one son, Charles; one step-daughter, Tina Sue; one grandson, Ronnie; seven siblings: George, Betty, Zola, Lloyd, Leland “Red,” Leonard, and Billy Joe; and her parents.
Annabelle is survived by five children: Bonnie Rice, Sarah Brunner (Leonard), Bill (Darci), Richard (Michele), and Paul (Jenifer) Acklin; four step-sons: Larry (Karen), Robert (Karen), David, and Jim (Vicky) Spencer; twenty-eight grandchildren; fifty-six great-grandchildren; thirteen great-great-grandchildren; and one brother, John Weber.
Services were held Saturday, Dec. 12, at the funeral home with Rev. Brent Bland and Rev. James Coleman officiating. Interment will follow at El Dorado Springs City Cemetery.
Pallbearers were: Jason Spencer, Tim Spencer, Chris Spencer, Mike Spencer, Micah Wisek, Derek Roe, Robert Acklin, Kirk Acklin, Liam Acklin, and Joshua Acklin.
Memorial contributions to Blue Ridge Church of God Holiness or Cornerstone Baptist Church may be left at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be left at: www.blandhackleman.com.