SPANN, Ardath Ann, age 80, passed away February 21, 2021 in Mt. Juliet, Tennessee.
Ardath is preceded in death by parents, Charles and Ardath Alsup; husband, Marion Spann; son, Jon “Marty” Spann; and brother, Jon Alsup.
She is survived by daughter, Luann Spann; sister-in-law, Carolyn Alsup; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Ardath was born May 1, 1940 in Peoria, Illinois. She graduated from high school in 1958, and later worked as a telephone operator until she married on March 14, 1964.
She became a stay-at-home mom until 1981 when she began employment at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, IL, retiring in 2002. She was a devoted wife and a loving mother who was deeply involved in church and had a love for the Lord. She enjoyed sewing, watching Animal Planet, and Hallmark Channel.
Ardath lived a rich, full life, and passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family and friends. She is now home with Jesus.
Visitation will be held Saturday, February 27, 2021 at 4:00 PM at Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet, until time of service at 6:00 PM.
Reverend Russ Fairbanks to officiate.
Donations can be sent to Avalon Hospice Lebanon, or Avalon Hospice Nashville.
Arrangements by Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet, 2229 N. Mt. Juliet Road, Mt. Juliet, TN 37122, 615-758-5459, obituary line 615-758-8818, www.sellarsfuneralservices.com