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1LT Frieda <I>Patterson</I> Spangle

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1LT Frieda Patterson Spangle

Birth
Thomasville, Thomas County, Georgia, USA
Death
8 Mar 2006 (aged 91)
Quitman, Brooks County, Georgia, USA
Burial
Thomasville, Thomas County, Georgia, USA Add to Map
Plot
Mississippi St
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Graveside services for Frieda Patterson Spangle, 91, will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, March 11, 2006, in Laurel Hill Cemetery on Mississippi Street. The Rev. Keith Hill will officiate.

Mrs. Spangle died March 8 in the Presbyterian Home in Quitman. A long time resident of Thomasville, Mrs. Spangle was born there on April 25, 1914. She was the eldest daughter of James Lloyd and Marie Fink Patterson. She was preceded in death by her two sisters, Jimmie Lanigan and Kitty Bohler. Mrs. Spangle was a graduate of Thomasville High School and Fifth Avenue Hospital, New York City, N.Y. She served in the United States Army Nurse Corps. for four years during World War II. Three years of this time in the South Pacific and ending in the China Burma India Theater of war.

She married Harold H. Spangle, March 17, 1946, and he preceded her in death on Sept. 8, 1988. A son, Harold Henry Spangle Jr. preceded both parents in death, on Dec. 19, 1979, leaving behind a daughter, Christi Spangle, of Atlanta. Mrs. Spangle is also survived by a daughter, Marianne S. Venmar and her husband, Richard S. Venmar of Montpelier, Vt.; their two daughters, Katherine Tamara and Jaime Marie Venmar, both of Montpelier.

Leading an active life, she was an early member and treasurer of the Thomasville Arts Guild. Known for her gift of gardening, she assisted and served in the formation of a garden therapy program for Southwestern State Hospital up until 1968. A member of the First Presbyterian Church, she served as a circle chairman and a term as president of the First Presbyterian Women of the Church. Other memberships included being a charter member of Friends Of The Library, a member of the Cultural Center, Lapham Patterson House Alliance, and more recently, as active participant with Thomas County's Historical Society and member of The Writer's Group. Her most recent accomplishment was publication of her autobiography, "Long Ago And Far Away".

Memorials may be made to the Thomas County Historical Society, P.O. Box 1922, Thomasville, Ga. 31799 or to the First Presbyterian Church, 225 E. Jackson St., Thomasville, Ga. 31792 or to the American Diabetes Association, Always and Forever Memorial and Honor Program, Attn: ADA Web, P.O. Box 2680, North Canton, Ohio 44720.
Allen & Allen Funeral Home, Thomasville

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Graveside services for Frieda Patterson Spangle, 91, will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, March 11, 2006, in Laurel Hill Cemetery on Mississippi Street. The Rev. Keith Hill will officiate.

Mrs. Spangle died March 8 in the Presbyterian Home in Quitman. A long time resident of Thomasville, Mrs. Spangle was born there on April 25, 1914. She was the eldest daughter of James Lloyd and Marie Fink Patterson. She was preceded in death by her two sisters, Jimmie Lanigan and Kitty Bohler. Mrs. Spangle was a graduate of Thomasville High School and Fifth Avenue Hospital, New York City, N.Y. She served in the United States Army Nurse Corps. for four years during World War II. Three years of this time in the South Pacific and ending in the China Burma India Theater of war.

She married Harold H. Spangle, March 17, 1946, and he preceded her in death on Sept. 8, 1988. A son, Harold Henry Spangle Jr. preceded both parents in death, on Dec. 19, 1979, leaving behind a daughter, Christi Spangle, of Atlanta. Mrs. Spangle is also survived by a daughter, Marianne S. Venmar and her husband, Richard S. Venmar of Montpelier, Vt.; their two daughters, Katherine Tamara and Jaime Marie Venmar, both of Montpelier.

Leading an active life, she was an early member and treasurer of the Thomasville Arts Guild. Known for her gift of gardening, she assisted and served in the formation of a garden therapy program for Southwestern State Hospital up until 1968. A member of the First Presbyterian Church, she served as a circle chairman and a term as president of the First Presbyterian Women of the Church. Other memberships included being a charter member of Friends Of The Library, a member of the Cultural Center, Lapham Patterson House Alliance, and more recently, as active participant with Thomas County's Historical Society and member of The Writer's Group. Her most recent accomplishment was publication of her autobiography, "Long Ago And Far Away".

Memorials may be made to the Thomas County Historical Society, P.O. Box 1922, Thomasville, Ga. 31799 or to the First Presbyterian Church, 225 E. Jackson St., Thomasville, Ga. 31792 or to the American Diabetes Association, Always and Forever Memorial and Honor Program, Attn: ADA Web, P.O. Box 2680, North Canton, Ohio 44720.
Allen & Allen Funeral Home, Thomasville

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Frieda Patterson Spangle
1ST LT US ARMY
WORLD WAR II
25 Apr 1914 - 8 Mar 2006



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  • Originally Created by: Winnette
  • Added: Jun 21, 2009
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/38588277/frieda-spangle: accessed ), memorial page for 1LT Frieda Patterson Spangle (25 Apr 1914–8 Mar 2006), Find a Grave Memorial ID 38588277, citing Laurel Hill Cemetery, Thomasville, Thomas County, Georgia, USA; Maintained by Jake (contributor 49316051).