Alma F. Spivey

by | Jan 24, 2014 | Obituaries

Suffolk —Alma F. Spivey, 96, passed away Friday, Jan. 10, 2014.

She was born in Gates County, N. C., and was the daughter of the late Preston B. and Alma Harrell. She was predeceased by her husbands, William Rieger, Louis L. Friedman, and J.T. Spivey; her sister, Dorothy Inez Harrell and her brother, Preston B. Harrell.

She was owner and operator of William’s Clothing Company in Suffolk for over 40 years. She was an active member of Agudath Achim Synagogue.

After her retirement, she volunteered for many years at Louise Obici Hospital. She loved gardening, reading and lived a full life. She was treasured by her family and friends.

She is survived by her daughter, Sara R. Trub and husband Aaron D. of Virginia Beach, and grandchildren, Barry W. Trub of Washington, D.C. and Lisa S. Trub of New York, N.Y., along with many loving cousins and family members.

A graveside funeral service was held at Holly Lawn Cemetery in Suffolk, with Rabbi Jeffrey Aronowitz and Cantor Gordon Pilch officiating. R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory.

Donations to either Congregation Beth El, 442 Shirley Avenue, Norfolk, VA 23517 or to a charity of choice.

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