August 22, 2009

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Alma Shrader Spinella, of Bedford, VA, and formerly of 201 Springdale Avenue, Princeton, passed away on Saturday, August 22, 2009 at the Bedford County Nursing Home in Bedford, VA.

She was born in McComas and was a daughter of the late Ralph and Florence Tabor Shrader. She had been a resident of Princeton for 28 years and was a graduate of Elkhorn High School. She was a member of the Kee Street United Methodist Church and was a member of the AARP in Princeton. She enjoyed walking and being at Mercer Mall and had a love for being in West Virginia.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Tony Spinella, Sr.; a son, Tony Spinella, Jr.; five sisters, Evelyn Stamper, Beulah Shrader, Zelma Hopkins, Essie Farley and Isabelle Duncan; and two brothers, Harrison Shrader and Ellwood Shrader. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

Survivors include:

  • Daughters: Mrs. David (Darlene) Fuqua of Bedford, VA and Mrs. Larry (Louise) Williamson of Lynchburg, VA
  • Son: Donald Ray Spinella of Santa Rosa Beach, FL
  • 10 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; and 1 great-great grandson
  • Several nieces and nephews

Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday, August 26, 2009 at 2:00 PM at the Cravens-Shires Funeral Home Chapel in Bluewell with Rev. D. Homer Stewart officiating. Entombment will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Park Mausoleum in Bluewell.