Trump, Helen Spence

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trump_helen_spenceHelen Spence Trump, 89, of Christiansburg, passed away Thursday, July 16, 2015. She was born to the late Ed and Vanada Hylton Spence of Willis. She was also preceded in death by her husband, John W. Trump, Jr.

She was a loving mother and also a precious “Granny” to her grandson, DJ. She enjoyed attending church and the fellowship she shared with her church family. “Faith means being sure of the things we hope for and know that something is real even if we do not see it” Hebrews 11:1.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Linda amd Gary Chandler, of Christiansburg; grandson, Douglas J. Carter (DJ), of San Diego, Calif.; brother, Harold Spence, of Willis; sister’s and brother-in-law, Kathleen Spence, of Willis, Patty and James Bolt, of Check, Ruth Higgs, of Willis: numerous nieces and nephews.

Graveside service will be 1 p.m., Monday, July 20, 2015 at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, with Pastor Mike Johnston officiating. Family will receive friends 5 to 7 p.m., Sunday, July 19, 2015 at Maberry Funeral Home.

A special thank you to the staff at Radford Health & Rehab Center, Radford Hospice, and a special caregiver, Loretta Martin.

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