Sarah Frances Ford Spohn, 62, Alachua, passed from this life into the welcoming arms of her God on Wednesday September 18, 2013 in Gainesville, FL.
She was born in Sumter, S.C. on September 20, 1950, but spent most of her life in Alachua County Florida. Working for Santa Fe College as an Office Manager in the Counseling Office, she touched many lives through the years. Fran’s life was one of kindness and service to others, and she made friends wherever she went. Her sweet smile and happy personality were truly a blessing to all who knew her.
Fran was a devoted Christian woman and longtime member of the Alachua Church of Christ. She was proud of her heritage and was a member of the Edward Winslow Colony, Florida Descendants of the Mayflower Society.
She is survived by her son, Kennon Keith Johnson (Kelly), Montgomery AL; grandson, Kyle Edward Johnson, Montgomery AL; sister, Suzanne Adams (John), Tallahassee, FL; brother, Doug Waters (Melanie), Ocala FL; father Jack Waters, Gainesville FL; 2 nieces and 2 nephews and 3 great-nieces and 5 great-nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Ted Spohn and her mother Dorothy Waters.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to a local chapter of the American Cancer Society or to the Amanda Marie Dennard Scholarship Fund in care of the Timberlane Church of Christ, 3569 Timberlane School Road, Tallahassee, FL 32312.
Funeral Services for Mrs. Spohn will be on Saturday, September 21st, 2013 at 11am in the Chapel in the Meadows inside Forest Meadows Memorial Park Central, 4100 NW 39th Ave. Burial will follow in the Newnansville Cemetery, Alachua, FL. There will be a visitation on Friday from 5:00pm-7pm at the Forest Meadows Funeral Home.