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Lerry T. Spencer


Sunrise: June 14, 1953

Sunset: October 3, 2020

Lerry Spencer was born June 14, 1953 to Earnestine McCarter Spencer and Herman Spencer in Washington, North Carolina.  He was the older of his twin brother Jerry Spencer. After a long illness, Lerry was called to be with the Lord on Oct 3, 2020.

The family moved to New Bern, North Carolina in 1958.

He was reared in New Bern and was educated in the Craven County School System.  In 1976, he enlisted in the Army. He later moved to Norfolk, Virginia where he started his own landscaping business.

Lerry was joined in Holy Matrimony to Gloria Armstrong Spencer in 1987.  He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend.  He was preceded in death by his mother; father; three brothers: Jesse, William, Grinder, and sister Earnice.

Mr. Lerry Spencer is survived by his wife, Gloria Armstrong Spencer. Children: Omar and Tiesha Spencer of New Bern, NC., and Sterling Spencer of Norfolk, Va.

He also leaves to cherish his memory two sisters, Gloria Hitchcock and Evelyn Jenkins of New Bern, NC, and twin brother Jerry Spencer of Virginia Beach, VA and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Viewing Friday, October 9, 2020 11:00am - 2:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service 7246 Granby Street Norfolk, VA 23505 Service WATCH SERVICE LIVE ONLINE Friday, October 9, 2020 2:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service Granby Chapel Interment Tuesday, October 13, 2020 2:00pm Albert G. Horton Veteran Cemetery 5310 Milners Road Suffolk, VA 23434 The family is following the CDC and State of Virginia guidelines for funeral attendance

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    Jacqueline Medley says

    To my favorite Uncle, uncle Lerry Spencer! You are dearly loved now in passing as much in life. You’re missed by the FAMILY who you loved so much, and Loved you. The last time we saw each other, my grand son crawled into you lap for the first time ever meeting you and WITHOUT in 5 min. He was a sleep, this just go to show, just the type of Loveing heart and posture you possess! A strong and gentle TOUCH of an uncle. That’s the Uncle I know. I say Thank you! I And I love you and Miss you MUCH! !

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    Earnecia Grist-Mann says

    I missed seeing you on your last visit to New Bern, but I do cherish the time I spent with you when we connected in VA and our Facebook conversations. I hold all the memories of you close to heart you will be greatly missed. Love you dearly. Your niece Teice

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    Modell W. Lewis says

    My prayer and condolences to the family

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    John and LaVerne scott says

    Our sincere condolences to the family. 🙏🏾

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