Daily Corinthian Newspaper, Corinth, MS
dated Oct. 12, 1972
AUTO VICTIM DIES
An automobile accident Sept. 17th at Michie, TN has claimed
the life of a second victim.
Tom D. Spence, 75, Hwy. 72 East, Corinth,
died yesterday at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis where
he had been a patient since the accident.
Mr. Spence's wife, Mrs. Irma Maude
Spence, was killed instantly in the accident when
their 1972 Chevelle skidded off rain-slicked Hwy. 22 at
Michie and hit a tree.
Mr. and Mrs. Spence operated the Skylark
Drive-In on Hwy. 72 East for a number of years. Mr.
Spence was an outstanding horseman in the area.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Coleman
Funeral Home Chapel with Mr. Gilbert Howell
and Mr. Bill Ross officaiting. Burial will
be in Henry Cemetery with Coleman Funeral
Home in charge of arrangements.
He is survived by a son, Grier Spence and a
daughter, Mrs. Thomas D. Beatty, both of
Corinth and 4 grandchildren.