On Saturday June 26, 2021, Carolyn Kay Spencer entered Heaven’s Gate. She was born Carolyn Kay Shipman on February 15, 1944. Carolyn was the daughter of Orris and Audine (Arnold) Shipman. She was a 1962 graduate of Florence High School. She was united in marriage 59 years ago to Edmond Spencer on May 24, 1962. Carolyn, Edmond and their family have owned and operated the Town and Country Café in Florence for the last 25 years. She loved playing on her computer and enjoyed singing. Carolyn was the official grandchild spoiler and did a great job of it. She enjoyed cooking and fishing with the family. Carolyn and Edmond have three children Matt Spencer, Eddie Spencer and Becky Spencer; she was like a mother to her “Daughter in Loves” Darla Spencer and Kelley Spencer and son in law Bruce Fetrow. Her grandchildren and great grandchildren loved her without exception; Dallas Wells, Kasey Orlik, Hunter Spencer, Kaylyn Spencer, Dakota Spencer, Shyla Harris, Shyann Harris, Lillianna Salamone- Harris and Barrett Orlik. Carolyn was met in Heaven by her parents, and numerous brothers and sisters. She gave love and received love from everyone who knew her and will be greatly missed and always loved. Carolyn’s family will gather with friends on Friday July 2, 2021, at the Christian Church of Florence for her funeral service led by Pastor Mitchell Diemer. She will be laid to rest in Hillcrest Cemetery, Florence following the service. Yazel-Megli Funeral Home, Marion is serving the family. Memorial contributions in her name may be directed to the Christian Church of Florence Youth Group in care of the funeral home. Please sign Carolyn’s online guestbook and leave a memory of Carolyn at www.ymzfh.com.