1967 – 2016
Denise Stephens Spivey of Tabor City died Monday, April 18,, in her residence. She was 48.
Born Sept. 19, 1967 in Columbus County, she was the daughter of Bernice Long Bell and the late Dennis Eugene Stephens.
In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband, Randy Daryl Spivey of Tabor City; one daughter, Ashley Spivey Sellers of Whiteville; one son, Derek Len Spivey of Whiteville; one brother, Gene Dewayne Stephens of Tabor City; and one granddaughter.
In addition to her father, she is preceded in death by one sister, Deborah Lynn Caines; paternal grandparents, Wilbert and Thelma Stephens; maternal grandparents, Haynes and Kathaleen Long.
Visitation was planned from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, April 20, in Inman Ward Funeral Home of Tabor City.
Funeral services were planned for 3 p.m. Thursday, April 21, in Emerson Freewill Baptist Church, with burial following in Gore Cemetery, Tabor City.
A guest register is available here.