Chesapeake – Ms. Arizona N. Spence, 65, of the 2200 block of Long Ridge Road departed this life February 4, 2013. Born in Chesapeake, she was a longtime member of Gabriel Chapel AME Zion Church.
She is survived by her three sisters, Amy Carolyn Wilson of Chesapeake, Gloria Spence-Craig (Eugene) and Phyllis Spence-Briscoe of Virginia Beach; one brother, Randolph Green (Patricia) of Chesapeake; stepmother, Margaret Spence of Chesapeake; three aunts, one uncle, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
A funeral service will be held noon Saturday at Gabriel Chapel AME Zion Church, where viewing will be 10am- 12 noon the day of the service. Interment will follow at the Spence Family cemetery. Viewing will be held Friday from 3-7pm at Pretlow and Sons Funeral Home, Chesapeake. Condolences can be offered to the family at www.pretlowandsons.com