Class of 1927
“What a life this is.”
Larena “Faye” Spillman
October 1, 1907 – October 3, 1998
Larena Faye Spillman, 91, Perry, died at 6:20 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, 1998, at Perry Memorial Hospital.
Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Brown Funeral Home. Rev. Gene Spillman will officiate. Burial will be in Grace Hill Cemetery. A memorial has been established to benefit the First Christian Church of Perry.
Miss Spillman was born at Perry on Oct. 1, 1907. Her parents were Joseph and Larena (White) Spillman. She attended Barrett School, District 81 and graduated from Perry High School in 1927.
She also attended Cushing Business College. She worked as a bookkeeper for JCPenney, in several locations for the United States government and retired from Tinker Air Force Base in 1979.
Miss Spillman returned to Perry after she retired. She was a member of the First Christina Church, Royal Neighbors of America and the Perry Alumni Association.
Survivors include one sister, Opal Bridges, Perry; 10 neices, Avis Thomas, Huntington Beach, CA, Norma McFarland, Mesa, AZ, Dorlene Cook, Ponca City, Eva Strothmann, Tucson, AZ, Dorothy Hafner, Orlando, and Donna Brengle, Hazel Chessmore, Flora Dayton, Marie Gould and Rosalie Kime, all of Perry; and three nephews, A.C. Spillman, Antlers, OK, Eugene Spillman, Midwest City, and Joe Williams, Houston, TX.
She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers and four sisters.