Luvena Mae Spires
November 07, 1941 ‒ October 03, 2021
Luvena Mae Spires, 79, of Delaware passed way early Sunday morning, October 3, 2021 at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus.
She was born November 7, 1941 in Jackson, Ohio to the late Arnold Jones “Buck” and Dorothy Elizabeth (Freeland) Eubanks and graduated from Gallia High School. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Rio Grande and her Master’s Degree in Education from Ashland University.
Luvena retired in 1994 after working for over 32 years as a school teacher at Big Walnut Schools. An avid painter, she also enjoyed traveling in her RV and spending time at Cross Creek Campground in Delaware.
Left to cherish her memory is her son, Ryan Spires of Sunbury; brother, John “Ed” (Carolyn) Eubanks of Union; sister, Gloria (Jim) Arnold of Johnson City, Tennessee; nieces, Mary Arnold, Laura (Tim) Hodge and Kim (Eddie) Monet; nephew, Jeff (Jeannie) Eubanks; great nieces and great nephews.
A memorial gathering will be held on Friday, October 22, 2021 from 4 – 5 pm at the Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center, 101 Valleyside Drive at W. William Street, Delaware, where a time of sharing about Luvena’s life will follow at 5:00 pm. The services will be livestreamed and can be viewed by visiting www.Facebook.com/DelawareSFH/
The family will then host a reception and time of additional fellowship in the Snyder-Rodman Community Room.
Contributions in Luvena’s memory may be made to the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Ohio, 711 E Livingston Ave., Columbus, OH 43205.
The Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center is honored to serve the Spires family.
To share a fond memory of Luvena or to offer a condolence to her family, please visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com