Gwen Spaugh went to be with our Lord on July 5, 2020 in Houston. She was 85.
Viola Gwen was born in Leesville, Louisiana, to Clarice and Charles McClure. She graduated from high school in Shreveport, Louisiana and received a Bachelor of Arts degree from John Brown University in Siloam Springs, Arkansas.
As a member of Bethel Church of Houston, Gwen served on the Missions Committee, participated in a supported prison ministry and was active in several women’s Bible studies.
She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Ralph Spaugh, children Nancy Grubb (Mark), Juliane Kokinakis (Chris), David Spaugh (Stephanie), Steven Spaugh (Andrea), John Roderick Spaugh (Deborah), eleven grandchildren, a sister Mary Ann McClure, a sister-in-law Johnnie McClure and numerous nieces and nephews.
Gwen will be remembered and treasured by her loved ones and friends for her strength of character, her gentle Southern heritage and a vivacious spirit.
A family gathering and celebration of life may take place at a future date. In recognition, memorial donations may be sent to Write-Way Prison Ministries, PO Box 461582, Garland TX, 75046-1582.