Barbara Young Spencer

Barbara Young Spencer, 70, of Decatur, IN, and formerly of Huntington, IN, died Saturday, March 9, 2013, at 1:44 a.m. at her home.

Mrs. Spencer had worked at Triad-Utrad and Ken-Koat Inc.

She was born Aug. 26, 1942, in Gosport to Archie and Mary Phillips Roberts. She married Ernest A. Young Jr. in Huntington on May 7, 1971, and he preceded her in death on Sept. 29, 1980.

She is survived by six sons, Delvin Roberts, of Kokomo; Douglas Horton, of Kentucky; and Ernie Young Jr., Larry Young, Mark Young and John Young, all of Huntington; three daughters, Jennifer Houser, of Calais, ME; Theresa Green, of Tracy City, TN; and Carolyn Schlichter, of Decatur; three stepsons, Gary Young Sr., of Calais, ME, and Rex Young and Phillip Young, both of Ohio; six stepdaughters, Kathy Schlotterback, of Fort Wayne; Barbie Wood, of North Manchester; Debbie Taylor, of Huntington; Kay Bailey, of Marion; Rebecca Wampler, of Bourbon; and Beverly Spangler, of North Carolina; 28 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren.

Calling is Monday, March 11, 2013, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. preceding the 1 p.m. funeral service at Deal-Rice Funeral Home-Huntington Chapel, 338 E. Washington St., Huntington, with Rev. Clyde Sills officiating. Burial will follow in Star of Hope Cemetery.

Preferred memorials are to the family in care of Deal-Rice Funeral Home, 338 E. Washington St., Huntington, IN 46750.

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