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Sparta, TN 38583
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Obituary for Rev. Jonathan Wayne Spence

Rev. Jonathan Wayne  Spence
Reverend Jonathan Wayne Spence, age 48, of Alexandria, TN was born on January 21, 1970 in Grundy, VA. He went to be with Jesus on August 7, 2018 after living with chronic pain for many years.

Rev. Jonathan was a true man of God and had the biggest heart in the world. He dedicated his life to serving the Lord and introducing others to Jesus. He was also extremely talented. He was an anointed singer and could play almost any instrument he picked up, including the guitar, bass guitar, trumpet, and piano. He was a dedicated member of the Alexandria Church of God.

He is survived by his wife and soulmate, Jasmine Zervas Spence and step-son, Damien Sullivan of Alexandria; father, Rev. Clifford and mother, Jean Spence of Brush Creek; daughter, Kelly Spence and grandson, Raymond Nester IV of Detroit, MI; brother, David Spence (Dana) of Lebanon, TN; maternal grandmother, Margie Shortridge of Lebanon, TN, and several aunts, uncles, cousins, and a large extended family also survive.

He was preceded in death by maternal grandfather, Paul Shortridge; uncles, Tilford Salyer and Don Shumate; paternal grandfather and grandmother, Melvin and Pearl Spence; and aunt, Judy Woodall.

Funeral Services will be held at 2pm on Sunday, August 12, 2018 at Oak Lawn Funeral Home in Sparta with Pastor Cliff Spence and Pastor Freddy Curtis officiating. Burial will follow at Hunter Memorial Park in Wilson County. The family will welcome friends from 11am until time of the service on Sunday at the funeral home.


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