DEATH OF J. M. SPENCER
WAS A CONFEDERATE VETERAN
OF THE CIVIL WAR
Was mustered in as a Soldier on the
At 4:45 yesterday morning James M. (Pad) Spencer died at his home on
Mr. Spencer was born in Ashboro, N. C., June 1840, and came to
living most of the time in
enlisted in Company D, Stephens regiment and was mustered in on the square in
this city. He served with credit during the war and at close of the great
conflict returned again to this city. Mr. Spencer has long been a familiar
figure on the streets and has always taken an active interest in all public
affairs. He was respected by all as an upright honest man.
He leaves a widow, Mrs. M. E. Spencer, three sons and a
daughter, Herbert and
Carl and Miss Jessie live here and Winston resides at
P. H. W. Spencer, in
The funeral will be held at the late residence at 3 o’clock
burial at East Mount cemetery.
The family have the sympathy of
their friends in this time of sorrow.
(Transcribed by Marc Coker, 28 November 2004)