Thursday, April 12, 2018

Elizabeth Spellman

Elizabeth Lee Spellman, age 62, of Louisville, Mississippi, passed away on Wednesday, April 11, 2018, at The University Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi. A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Elizabeth was born in Columbus, Ohio, on July 9, 1955, to Darrell Eugene and Dorthy Elizabeth Sloan Smiley. She was a part of Betheden Lutheran Church and Crystal Ridge Baptist Church. She was a volunteer at Fair Elementary School Library, and was a Library Assistant in Plano, Texas as well as a Ward Secretary at the Presbyterian Hospital, in Dallas, Texas

Elizabeth is survived by her husband, Kenneth Spellman of Louisville; her daughter, Dorthy Marie Swain, also of Louisville; and her son, William Thomas Spellman and wife, Sarah of Jacksonville, Florida; and her mother, Dorthy Elizabeth Hisaw, also of Louisville. One of her greatest joys was being “Meow Meow” to her four grandchildren: Luke Hullender, Brandon Black, Ashton Swain and Levy Black. Also left to mourn her passing are her sisters, Rosemarie Nichles of Pensacola, Florida, and Karen Hisaw Baldwin of Louisville; and her brothers, Steve Brannon and wife Susan, of Niceville, Florida; Kenneth Smiley and wife Susie, of Panama City; and Timothy Hisaw and wife Karen, of Noxapater, Mississippi. She was preceded in death by sister, Phyllis Chisolm; her father; and her step-father, Walter Hisaw.

Memorial contributions honoring Elizabeth may be given to American Heart Association, P. O. Box 840692, Dallas TX 75284-0692

Services are under the direction of Nowell Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family by signing the guest register at