Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

March 30, 2014

Willie L. Bivens Schrum Spaulding


Bluefield Daily Telegraph

ERIE, Pa. — Willie Lou (Billie) Bivens Schrum Spaulding, age 85, of Erie and formerly Norfolk, VA, passed away at her residence on Friday, March 28, 2014. She was born October 27, 1928 in Kegley, WV, daughter of the late Theodore and Pansy Stewart Bivens. She had resided in the Erie area for the past 10 years.

Willie was employed as a unit secretary by DePaul Hospital in Norfolk, VA for 27  years prior to her retirement. She enjoyed gardening, floral arranging and sewing. Willie was of the Baptist faith and had previously taught Sunday and Bible classes for many years.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Earl Glenn Schrum; her second husband, Newton Lee Spaulding and one daughter, Judith A. Klein.

Survivors include her beloved daughters: Patricia L. Wright (Michael) of Holiday, FL and Glenda D. Morse (Elliott) of Erie; six grandchildren: Teddy Klein, Michael Whitlow, Christopher Banwarth, Dianna Flagella, Mike Brumback, Jr. and Joe Brumback; 9 great-grandchildren and one great, great-granddaughter.

Friends will be received at the Dusckas Funeral Home, Inc., 2607 Buffalo Rd., on Monday from 3:00 p.m. until the time of the Funeral Service to be conducted there at 7:15 p.m. by the Rev. Gene Kennett. Further visitation will be held on Wednesday at the Mausoleum Chapel of Roselawn Memorial Gardens, 450 Courthouse Rd., Princeton, WV, from 2:00 p.m. until the time of committal prayers there at 3:00 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to Asera Care Hospice, 1600 Peninsula Dr., Erie, PA 16505.