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 Nettie Frances <I>Bright</I> Spence

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Nettie Frances Bright Spence

  • Birth 21 May 1900 Virginia Beach City, Virginia, USA
  • Death 7 Mar 1983 Virginia Beach City, Virginia, USA
  • Burial Bayville, Virginia Beach City, Virginia, USA
  • Plot in graveyard behind church, row 3
  • Memorial ID 21027147

Nettie Frances Bright was the daughter of Junius Washington Bright and his wife, Georgia A. Mansfield. She married Charlie Haywood Spence on August 11, 1920 in what was then Princess Anne County, Virginia (now Virginia Beach city).

New information added June 16, 2012:
Princess Anne County, Virginia marriage records show the following -
"Married August 11, 1920 - Charles Haywood Spence, single, and Nettie Frances Bright, single - Charles Haywood Spence, age 24, born in Tyrell County, North Carolina and residing in Back Bay [Princess Anne County], Virginia, occupation Farmer, son of W.D. Spence and his wife, Emma - Nettie Frances Bright, age 20, born in Princess Anne County, Virginia and residing in Back Bay [Princess Anne County], Virginia, daughter of J.W. Bright and his wife, Georgeanna"

excerpt from Obituary (provided by FindAGrave member "Dottie"):
"She had retired as a schoolteacher and a licensed practical nurse. She is survived by her daughter, Bessanna S. Brumley of Virginia Beach; sons, Dan T. Spence of Virginia Beach and Hunter N. Spence of Hamden, Conn.; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren."
[NOTE: additional info from "Dottie":
"I know she gave piano lessons in the early 50s."]

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  • Created by: JoAnn
  • Added: 19 Aug 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21027147
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Nettie Frances Bright Spence (21 May 1900–7 Mar 1983), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21027147, citing Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Bayville, Virginia Beach City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by JoAnn (contributor 46801590) .