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Tammy Spencer

June 29th, 1974 – May 4th, 2016

Tammy M. Spencer, age 41 of Astoria, IL, passed away at 7:07 p.m. Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria, IL. She was born on June 29, 1974 in Rushville, IL, the daughter of John and Connie (Billingsley) Brierton. On July 17, 1993, Tammy married John Spencer in Rushville. He survives.

Also surviving are her son, Willie Spencer of Astoria, her mother, Connie (and Jim) Dodd of Rushville, her father, John (and Rona) Brierton of Rushville, four brothers, Yancy (and Francie) Black of Memphis, TN, Marty (and Melanie) Brierton of Macomb, IL, Matt (and Melissa) Brierton of Billings, MT, and Jessie Brierton of Billings, MT, four sisters, Jeanie Black of Astoria, Aaron (and Josh) Hayes of Table Grove, IL, Salenda Jo "Jo Jo" (and Steve) Branson of Ipava, IL, and Mandy (and Chris) Fawcett of Table Grove, and several nieces and nephews.

Tammy was a CNA at various locations. She graduated from Graham School of Nursing and became an RN, working at Snyder's Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home in Rushville and Mason District Hospital in Havana, IL.

She was a member of the Summum Christian Church.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, May 7th from 6-8 pm at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria. Memorials may be given to the Tammy Spencer Memorial Fund in care of the Ipava State Bank or the Philda McCombs Memorial Scholarship.

Condolences


May 6th, 2016

I'm so sorry uncle John and Willie she is going to be missed by so many. Love you April wesley Daryssa and Drake.

May 6th, 2016

I'm so sorry uncle John and Willie she is going to be missed by so many. Love you April wesley Daryssa and Drake.

May 6th, 2016

Sorry to hear of the loss of Tammy she was a wonderful person. Prayers and Thoughts are with family and friends. Sincerely,
Jon, Susan, Ashley, and Jeremy

May 6th, 2016

Our thoughts and prayers are with John, Willie, and all of Tammy's family. May comfort and peace be yours. Garth and Carolyn Cripe

May 6th, 2016

My heart has an empty spot. She was one of the best. Prayers for John and Willie as they grieve for her loss.
Doug and Barb

May 6th, 2016

We have all lost a truly great person. Tammy was so full of sunshine and laughter. I'll always remember her contagious laugh and beautiful smile. My heart aches for you John and Willie. Fly high beautiful

May 6th, 2016

So very sorry for all Tammy's family. She will be missed greatly,but she is pain free! Marsha Thomas

May 6th, 2016

To all of Tammy's family and loved ones: I'm sorry for our loss. I know you lost a very dear part of your family, but the world also lost a shining example of what it is to be a good, Christian human being. I know she's not hurting any longer and for that we are happy, but due to our incredible love for her, we will be hurting for a very long time to come. I lift all of you up in my prayers and I pray that your happy memories (and I know there must be many) will carry you through these difficult times ahead. Sending hugs to all of you -- Angie (Zeisler) Veith

May 6th, 2016

Prayers

May 6th, 2016

John and Willie I am so sorry my heart and all my thoughts and prayers are with you both love you and miss you
John John

May 6th, 2016

So very sorry for John, Willie, and the entire family. May your memories carry you through this difficult time. Lori Bent-Thomas

May 6th, 2016

John, she always spoke of you with reverence. She sure loved the dickens out of you!
Willie she was ALWAYS proud of you! You were her pride and joy
What a great woman!

May 6th, 2016

Sorry for your loss John and Willie.God bless you. Steve and Sharon musson

May 6th, 2016

Thoughts and prayers are with your family during this difficult time. Travis & Lucia Stambaugh and family.

May 6th, 2016

John and family. So sorry for your loss. Our heart goes out to you. Tammy was an inspiration to so, so many people. She always wore a beautiful smile. She was full of love and joy. She was a woman of much courage and strength and always willing to help others. She had rare qualities. May God comfort the family and friends as they go through this difficult time. She will be truly missed.

May 6th, 2016

Donnie I and the kids are so sorry for your loss, Tammy was an amazing lady and a wonderful friend she will be deeply missed!!

May 6th, 2016

So sorry to hear about Tammy. She was a special lady. You're in our thoughts & prayers. Mark & Mary S Clayton

May 6th, 2016

Such a strong, beautiful woman and great friend. She was loved by everyone and will be dearly missed. Until we meet again pretty lady!

May 6th, 2016

My family's thoughts and prayers are with you all. Tammy will be sadly missed by many. See you again in time beautiful lady.

May 6th, 2016

So sorry for your loss John and Willie. She was a wonderful person. JoEllen (Myers) and Randy Doyle

May 6th, 2016

We are so sorry about losing Tammy! Our loving thoughts & Sympathy are with all of you! God Bless You! Diane Ham & Family!

May 6th, 2016

So sorry for your loss. prayers for peace and comfort as you go through this time of grief. maurie and kathy cox

May 6th, 2016

It has been a very long and exhausting journey for all of you. I'll be praying for strength & comfort for all of the people that Tammy loved and brought light into their worlds. Her light is eternal now. Caryl Lasswell

May 6th, 2016

Thinking of you during this tough time! My thoughts and prayers go out to you and Willie! Tammy was so sweet and kind, We were blessed to meet her on our journey.
Lorrie, MaKayla and Mariah Park

May 6th, 2016

So sorry that you must go through this difficult time, as a family it seems unbearable at times. Please know that this Angel is limitless now! She is free from wordly pain & watches down over you all, gracefully, the only way she knows how. Love Becky (Chockley) Danner & family.

May 6th, 2016

So sorry for your loss John and Willie. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Janet Kirby

May 6th, 2016

Thoughts and prayers for John an Willie an family during this difficult time.I am so sorry for your loss.Carol Danner

May 6th, 2016

Sorry for your loss. Roger and Lisa Thompson

May 6th, 2016

So sorry for your loss
Thinking of you
The Malott Families & The Taylor Families

May 6th, 2016

John and Willie, you're in my prayers. I hope the fact that Tammy meant so much to so many people Is a comfort to you. She will be missed. Bobette Massaglia

May 6th, 2016

So Sorry for your Loss of such a Great Lady! She will be missed by many and know her strong spirit will live on in you. She touched so many people and will be remembered. Jodi McSchooler

May 6th, 2016

John, Willie and all of Tammys Family; Mike and I are so sorry for your loss of Tammy! She was a beautiful, caring lady with a wonderful personality! Whenever you were around Tammy, she always lifted your spirits! We will all miss her very much! ❤️ 🙏🏻

May 6th, 2016

I just wrote the note above; Peg & Mike Davis ❤️

May 7th, 2016

Steve & I were so sorry & saddened to hear about your loss. Tammy was loved by so many people just for being herself. Our thoughts & prayers are with you at this time. Steve, Pam Burget & family.

May 7th, 2016

So sorry for your, prayers for the family. I was so blessed to have called Tammy a friend.

May 7th, 2016

May happy memories carry you through this sorrowful time. Wishing you and your family strength and peace. Audrey and Les Crodgen

May 7th, 2016

She was a wonderful person, always with a smile even in the midst of stress. Sorry to the Family for your loss.

May 7th, 2016

We had planned to come and pay our Respects, but seems we won't be able to as Phil and I are sick. Our Thoughts and Prayers are with you and your Family. Phil& Mary Orr

May 7th, 2016

So sorry for your loss, prayers are with you and your family. Norrman 7 Rita Linn

May 8th, 2016

Sorry for your lioss. You're in our thoughts & prayers. We would've been at the visitation, but just heard she had passed.
John & Kris Lascelles & boys

May 31st, 2016

Sorry to hear about your loss. May the thoughts of your love one bring you comfort during this time. Revelation 21:3,4.