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Lauretha D. Spence


Sunrise: May 9, 1965

Sunset: July 26, 2019

Lauretha D. Spence was born on May 9,1965 to Harold Smith, Sr. and Joyce Davis. At an early age she gave her life to Christ and has been serving God ever since. Lauretha graduated from Great Bridge High School in 1983. She was married to Donnie Clemons, Sr., through this union God blessed them with two children. Lauretha played on a softball team called Anisto Cats
and her position was catcher. Her true passion was singing. Her singing has saved and healed many souls. Singing was her calling from God and she used that gift extremely well. Lauretha sung with Willow Grove Baptist Church Choir, The Gospel
Union, The Nicks, Harvest Worship Center Praise Team, and Prince of Peace Praise Center where she directed the choir. Lauretha also enjoyed going shopping and spending time with family, especially her four grandsons and granddaughter.

Precious memories are left to be cherished by her loving children, Donnie Clemons, Jr., and Lauketha Clemons. She is survived by her loving siblings; Timothy Happer, Sr. (Margaret), Harold Smith, Jr. (Lisa), Bishop Reginald Smith (Keya), Charles Davis, Jr. (Kim), Harry Davis (Junell), Ronald Davis (Angie), Corey Winston, Marquis Winston, Dezure Davis, and a host of cousins, nieces and nephews. Also left to cherish her memories are her special sisters, Lisa, Augustine, Sabrina, and Mandy.

Viewing Wednesday, July 31, 2019 Metropolitan Funeral Service 120 West Berkley Avenue Norfolk, VA 23523 Service WATCH SERVICE LIVE ONLINE Thursday, August 1, 2019 11:00am Metropolitan Funeral Service Berkley Chapel Interment Roosevelt Memorial Park 1101 Campostella Road Chesapeake, VA 23320

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    Toni Davis says

    The Lord needed another flower for his garden so he chose my beautiful ans loving sister oh how I will miss her but God knew best now she can take her rest no more pain. Now he can say well done my good and faithful servant. To my niece and nephew I love you

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    Renie Smith says

    I will ? you always cousin! Rest Easy!?

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    Joyce & Stacy Howard says

    To the family of Lauretha D. Spence. My mother and I wish to express our sincerest condolences to you. At such a time as this it is very encouraging to know that the Bible, God’s written word, can provide the best of comforting words during this unhappy occasion. We’ve found the accounts of the resurrections of the daughter of Jairus at Luke 8:49-55 and Lazarus at John 11:39-45 to be very uplifting. We’ve learned that these accounts as well as other wonderful miracles performed by Christ Jesus served but as a preview of what is soon to take place on a global scale, finally removing the pain and sorrow felt during this difficult time. When you’ve time, please consider reading some of our favorite texts: Isaiah 25:8, 1Corinthians 15:26, Psalm 34:18 and Revelation 21:3, 4. Please be assured that these promises offer a real solid hope and are true because God cannot lie. (Titus 1:2) Until these wonderful promises become the reality they will become from Jehovah God by means of His Son Christ Jesus, we wish family and friends peace and comfort that Jehovah, the God of comfort, will give you. (2Corinthians 1:3, 4) Our most heartfelt regards, Joyce & Stacy Howard.

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    Martha Powell says

    Praying your strength in the Lord at this difficult time. Earth has no sorry that heaven cannot heal. Love you so much family.

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    Sandra Butts says

    Those we Love are never missed but always have Cherished place in our hearts…
    Where they will.always be remember for kindness they showed the Love they shared and happiness she brought …. So Lauretha rest on my dear friend until we meet again..

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    Adrianne Carter says

    My Deepest Sympathy to the Entire Family.
    Praying for Strength that God will see you through this very difficult time.
    Rest in Heaven Lauretha

    Love
    Adrianne Carter and Family

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    Rev. Sarah Eason Williams says

    Wow! Heaven is so excited
    To see La La arrive home today
    They all have been waiting and waiting
    For her to come home to stay.
    A few times she has been close
    To meeting the heavenly host
    But each time God said ”Not so
    Back to earth you must go!
    Your work is incomplete
    There is more for you to do
    And when you have sung your last song
    That’s when I’ll send for you!”
    So through the years
    La La kept on singing and toiling
    Yes, toiling through the storm and rain,
    She kept watching and patiently waiting,
    Waiting to hear her name!
    And now her big day is here
    Our loss is surely Heaven’s win
    So when the gates swing open
    Go ahead LA LA …GON’ walk on in!
    With Love,
    Another Original by Rev. Sarah

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