Barbara Spann


Barbara J. Spann, 83, of Columbus, died at 8:40 a.m. Monday, Sept. 19, 2016, at her home.

Survivors include her children, Deborah (Jay) Lawson of Rogersville, Tennessee, Rebecca Andersen and Jeff (Cindi) Spann, both of Columbus; a brother, Wayne (Gini) Jessup of Columbus; sisters, Vivian Thayer of Columbus, Bernice (Lowell) Haislup of Atlanta and Lenna Lou McIntyre of Illinois; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday, October 2, 2016, at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 545 N. National Road, Columbus, with calling from 1 p.m. until service time. Tim McConnell will officiate.

Memorial contributions may be made to Worldwide Work of Jehovah’s Witnesses at

Arrangements were made by Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home.