Corrillie Fletcher Ray Patterson Percival Spencer (1881-1967)

Fifty-five years ago today, a woman named Corrillie Spencer passed away when she was eighty-six years old.  She was the second wife of Richard Allen Spencer (1881-1973), my great grandfather.  Recently I have begun to research Corrillie’s life.  She was known to my family and many others as “Aunt Rillie” and I had no idea the many trials Rillie had faced.  The records have revealed a challenging life in which she outlived three husbands and at least one child.  Here is what I have discovered of her story thus far.

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