Jackie Spencer

Jackie Diane Spencer, 62, of Winfield, passed away Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, at William Newton Hospital.

Funeral services are at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28, at Miles Funeral Service. Burial will follow at Highland Cemetery.

Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. The family will greet visitors from 5 to 7 p.m. Online condolences can be made at www.milesfuneralservice.com.

A memorial has been established in Jackie’s name to help defray funeral expenses. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.

Born Oct. 5, 1955, in Winfield, Jackie was the daughter of Harley and Betty (Nichols) Hoyt. She was raised and educated in Winfield, graduating from Winfield High School in 1974. She married in December 1972, and to this union two children were born. The couple later divorced.   

Jackie married Ron Spencer on Dec. 18, 1981, at the First United Methodist Church in Winfield. The couple made their home in Winfield and became very active in drag racing. Jackie worked at Gordon and Piatt and Rubbermaid before going to work in the parts departments at Musson Auto Parts and Winfield Motors. She later worked at William Newton Hospital in Admissions before transferring to Central Supply where she worked until retiring in 2007. In addition to drag racing, she enjoyed crocheting and spending time with her grandchildren.

Jackie was preceded in death by her mother, Betty Hoyt.

Survivors include her daughters, Tiffany Rowe and husband Mark, of Collinsville, Okla., Peggy Venn and Donna Venable, both of Winfield, Angela Reed and husband James, of Palestine, Texas, and Miranda Reed, of Owasso, Okla.; her dad Harley Hoyt, of Winfield; her sister Harlene Hoyt-Johnson and husband Scott Johnson, of Winfield; her brother Rex Hoyt and wife Sheila, of Leon; 22 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.