C.D. Spell

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, December 17, 2008

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. — C.D. Spell, formerly of Vicksburg, died Friday, Dec. 12, 2008, at Gwinnett Medical Center in Lawrenceville, Ga. He was 89.

Mr. Spell was born in Georgetown, Miss., and lived in Vicksburg for more than 50 years. He served in World War II in Europe from 1943 until 1945. He was chief clerk for the IC Railroad, president of the IC Credit Union for six years and was a member of First Baptist Church of Vicksburg. 

He moved to Lawrenceville in 2001 and was a homebound member of Pilgrimage Presbyterian Church in Lilburn, Ga.

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Mr. Spell was preceded in death by his parents, Collie and Mary Spell; and a brother, Preston B. Spell of Stone Harbor, N.J.

He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Florene Spell; a son, Ken C. Spell of Los Angeles; a daughter, Marcia Barker of Lawrenceville; and two grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Pilgrimage Presbyterian Church, 4525 Wynne Russell Drive NW in Lilburn, with the Rev. Greg McMinn officiating. Burial will follow at Gwinnett Memorial Park in Lawrenceville under the direction of Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel in Lawrenceville.