Mrs. Ethylene Toney Spake, 78, of the Duncan's Creek Community, died Sunday, November 19, 2017 at Hospice House, Forest City.
Ethylene was the widow of George Allen "Al" Spake, and daughter of the late Coy and Nicie Toney, she was also preceded in death by a great grandchild, Emory Faye Gilliam; and 2 brothers, Lewis Toney and Dean Toney. She was a member of Duncan's Creek Presbyterian Church.
She is survived by 2 daughters, Sylvia Shehan and husband Dean of the Duncan's Creek community, and Teresa Dodson and husband Eugene of Ellenboro; her son, Tony Spake and wife Margie, of the Golden Valley community; her sister, Catherine Burrow of Mayflower, AR; her 2 brothers, Foy Toney of Sunshine, and Clifford Toney of Duncan's Creek community; there are 4 grandchildren, Clint Dodson, Josh Dodson and wife Jenna, Sabrina Gilliam and husband Mark, and Nathan Edwards and wife Emily; 2 great grandchildren, Mason Gilliam and Callie Grace Edwards.
A Graveside Service will be conducted at 2:00 pm Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at Duncan's Creek Presbyterian Church Cemetery. The Rev. Ron Brauer and Rev. Bart Shaw will officiate. Pallbearers are Clint Dodson, Mark Gilliam, Nathan Edwards, and Josh Dodson.
The Visitation will be from 6:30 pm until 8 pm Tuesday at Washburn & Dorsey Funeral and Cremation Service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Duncan's Creek Presbyterian Church, in care of Treasurer Judy Brown, 3627 Old Lincolnton Road, Shelby, NC 28150, or Hospice of Rutherford County, PO Box 336, Forest City, NC 28043.
Online condolences @www.washburndorsey.com.