Ronda Lynn (Jenkins) Spencer, age 75, died Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at 3:06 pm in Decatur Memorial Hospital.
Visitation will be at St. John’s Lutheran Church (2727 N. Union Blvd, Decatur, IL) on Monday, September 21, 2020 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Graveside service will be Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at 2:00 pm in Boiling Springs Cemetery with Pastor John Torreson officiating. Memorials may be made to Northeast Community Fund (839 North MLK Jr., Decatur, IL 62521). Tanzyus Logan Funeral Service & Care is in charge of arrangements.
Ronda was born on February of 1945 in East Peoria, IL, the daughter of William Jenkins and Mary Jackavich. She worked in the cafeteria at LSA and was a homemaker.
She married Roy Spencer in April of 1976. He preceded her in death in March of 2020.
Ronda is survived by daughters Vickie, Tina, Coralee; granddaughter, Tiffany; great-grandsons Travis, Rhyder, Lennox, Maddox, Sarah, Clarrissa, and Sausha. She was preceded by her husband, Roy; daughters, Kerrie and Montie.
Ronda loved hard and had a big heart. She was the older sister to Bill Jenkins. When she met her husband, she raised his kids as her own. She enjoyed painting ceramics and candy making. In her later life she loved her granddaughter and great-grandsons very much.
Special memories include holidays, going to the races, and she never missed a kids sporting event. Ronda loved playing cards and watching Nascar; her favorite color was purple, and anything Elvis. Her favorite sayings are “Boogity, boogity boys, let’s go racing.”
Ronda had a big heart.