Doris Jean (Spencer) LoveSeptember 5, 1931 ~ July 4, 2017 (age 85)
Ms. Doris Jean Love age 85 of Dowelltown went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday morning, July 4, 2017 at her residence. She was born September 5, 1931 to her parents, the late Elbert Riley and Sarah Lee Taylor Spence. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, J.B. Walden; 2 sisters, Ruby Oakley and Oleda Tubb. Ms. Love was a member of the Elizabeth Chapel Baptist Church and the Alexandria Senior Citizens. She had worked at Precision Rubber in Lebanon, a restaurant worker, Hardee's and was a care giver. Jean was a lady that loved and enjoyed people. She leaves to cherish her memories 1 son and daughter-in-law, Spencer (Karen) Walden of Dowelltown; 3 grandchildren, Lacy (Brent) Arnold of Dowelltown, Ryan Walden of Smithville, Jessica (Hunter) Stewart of Smithville; 4 great-grandchildren, Calen, Jackson and Deacon Arnold and Braxton Walden; 1 niece, Sue (Bob) Harper of Cleveland, TN and 3 nephews, Buddy and Thomas Tubb both of Michigan and Jackie Tubb of Georgia; several great and great-great nieces and nephews and many friends also survive. Funeral services celebrating the life of Jean will be 2:PM Friday, July 7, 2017 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bros. Joel Wood and Bill Robertson officiating and burial will follow in Hillview Memorial Cemetery in Alexandria. Visitation with the family will Thursday 3:PM until 8:PM and Friday 10:AM until the time of the service at 2:PM. In addition to flowers, the family asks that donations be made to either St. Jude Children's Hospital or Lighthouse Christian Camp, in memory of Ms. Love. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.