Myrtle Spivey Fodrie
Myrtle Francis Spivey Jones Fodrie, 88, of Suffolk, VA passed away March 20, 2021. Myrtle was born May 18. 1932 in Portsmouth, Va. to the late Mae Pierce Hall Spivey and Eugene Fletcher Spivey. She is predeceased by Judson (Sim) Jones, Franklin Graham Fodrie; her sons, Judson Wayne Jones and Kenneth Ray Jones, son in law, Frank Nelms, Jr., and brothers, Delmar Lee Spivey, Sr. and Willard Fletcher Spivey.
Myrtle was a graduate of Smithfield High School and was a loving mother to three children. Dedicated to serving others, she was a licensed practical nurse at Obici Hospital. After retiring from Obici, she worked at Juwaco, Inc. to help her son, Wayne, in the office until her husband, Frank, retired so they could travel. It is was then that they set out to visit all 50 states. Myrtle also enjoyed gardening and fishing, but more then anything, she loved having her family gathered around the table enjoying a home cooked meal. Throughout her life, Myrtle was a faithful and active member of Southside Baptist Church.
Her memory will be cherished and carried on by her daughter, Catherine Jones Nelms, grandchildren, Ryan Justin Nelms, Sr. (Lori), Katelin Jones Ashley (Todd), Michaela Jones Street (Corey); and great grandchildren, Rylea Nelms, Ryan Nelms, Jr., Logan Nelms; brother, Marvin David Spivey (Shirley); daughter in law, Cindy Jones, and numerous neices and nephews.
Mrs. Fodrie will be available for viewing beginning Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at R. W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held at Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens officiated by Pastor Fred Gray on Wednesday, 24, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. Condolences may be made online at rwbakerfh.com.
Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens
4569 Shoulders Hill Rd
Suffolk, VA 23435