Elizabeth Irene Spangler

April 26, 1922 - December 05, 2010

Elizabeth “Irene” Spangler, 88, of Floyd, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, December 5, 2010. She was born on April 26, 1922, a daughter of the late General Washington Boyd and Eula Mae (Radford) Boyd. She was a member of Floyd Baptist Church for over 50 years. Irene was owner and operator of Tuggles Gap Restaurant and Motel along with her husband, George C. Spangler, Sr. for 31 years. She enjoyed volunteering for Angels in the Attic in Floyd and the local American Red Cross. She will be remembered for her love of family, her welcoming smile, and compassionate spirit. She brought sunshine to every life she touched. She was preceded in death by her husband, George C. Spangler, Sr.; eight sisters, Leila Hatcher, Ocie Weddle, Sylvia Hatcher, Goldie Nolen, Francis Evelyne Boyd, Ruby Pauline “Polly” Brockwell, and Rose Ellen “Tempsey” Mitchell; and one brother, John “Wilson” Boyd. She is survived by one sister and brother-in-law, Lucy Jane Harris and Junior Harris, Floyd; two sons and daughters-in-law, Marvin B. and Janet Eanes, Floyd; G.C. Jr. and Rhonda Spangler, Floyd; three grandchildren, Junior Eanes, Check; Debbie Eanes Olmo and her husband Richie Olmo, Check; Ashley Spangler, Roanoke; one great granddaughter, Mykayla Eanes, Check. She is also survived by many special cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, December 8, 2010 at Gardner Funeral Home Chapel with the Reverend Joe Womack and Dr. Dave Holladay officiating. Interment will follow at Jacksonville Cemetery. Friends may call at Gardner Funeral Home on Tuesday after 1:00 p.m. where the family will be from 5-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Irene’s memory may be made to the Floyd County Rescue Squad or your favorite charity. Condolences to the family may be at Arrangements are being handled by Gardner Funeral Home, Floyd, (540) 745-2007.

Guest book

Melanie & James & Warren

Floyd VA
December 07, 2010

G.C., Rhonda, and Ashley We are sorry for the loss of your mother/grandmother. You all are in our thoughts and prayers especially this time of year. May God surround you with His loving and comforting arms during the difficult days ahead.

Violet Darby

Floyd, Va.
December 07, 2010

To G.C. and the family: We were sorry to hear of your mother's passing. Please accept our sympathy in your loss. Violet and Gary Darby