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Barbara J. Spence

February 9, 1938 — November 27, 2023

Wentzvile

Mrs. Barbara J. Spence, (nee Moser) age 85 of Wentzville, MO., died Monday, November 27, 2023. She was born February 9, 1938, to Albert Lee and Lois Moser of High Point, N.C.

Mrs. Spence was a member of Faith Baptist Church, O’Fallon, MO. She more recently attended Amazing Grace Baptist Church, St. Charles, MO.

She was formerly an Intensive Care unit secretary employed by St. Joseph Health Center, St. Charles, MO. She retired from St. Charles County Assessor's Office, St. Charles, MO in 1995.

Her beloved husband of nineteen years, James “Jim” Spence preceded her in death. She is survived by her sons, Mark McCollum (Shirley), St. Peters; David and Stephen McCollum, St. Charles; Chris McCollum, Wentzville; daughter, Lisa (Mike) Adkins. Three grandchildren, Cassie (Brett), Rachel, and Joshua (Amy); three great-grandchildren, Isabelle, Ezra, and Reese. Three Spence stepdaughters, Erin (Terry), Michelle, Jeanne (Don), with four step grandchildren, and five Duggan stepchildren. Survived also by her twin brother, JL (Faith) Moser and sister, Phyllis (the late Richard) Lester.

Besides her husband James “Jim” Spence, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Judge Lester W. Duggan, Jr. and her former husband, William F. McCollum and by her parents and brother, Dick Moser and brother-in-law, Richard Lester.

The viewing to be held December 5, 2023, 4:30-8:00 pm at Baue Cave Springs, 3950 West Clay Street, St. Charles, MO. The service will be held December 6, 2023, at 11:30 am at Baue Cave Springs, 3950 West Clay Street, St. Charles, MO. Officiated by Pastor Brian Andrews.

Memorials may be made in Barbara's name to Amazing Grace Baptist Church for Evangelism.

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Cemetery Information

St. Charles Memorial Gardens

3950 W Clay St

St Charles, MO 63301

Service Schedule

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Visitation

Tuesday, December 5, 2023

4:30 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Baue Funeral Home - Cave Springs

3950 W Clay, St Charles, MO 63301

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, December 6, 2023

11:30am - 12:30 pm (Central time)

Baue Funeral Home - Cave Springs

3950 W Clay, St Charles, MO 63301

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