Myrtle Lynn Spooner

Published 2:25 pm Wednesday, January 20, 2021

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Myrtle Lynn Spooner, 70, of Attapulgus, Ga., passed away Monday, January 18, 2021.

The graveside funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, January 22, 2021 at Cool Springs Cemetery with Rev. Jimmy Dean officiating. Due to the ongoing concerns regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, those attending are asked to maintain the recommended safe social distancing of six feet and/or wear protective masks in accordance with the State of Georgia guidelines.

Online visitors may sign the guest register at Memorial donations may be made to: Morningside Baptist Church, PO Box 7009, Bainbridge, Ga. 39818; Bainbridge-Decatur County Humane Society, 1250 Cox Avenue, Bainbridge, Ga. 39819; or American Cancer Society, PO Box 22478, Oklahoma City, Okla. 73123.

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Myrtle Alyce Lynn was born August 17, 1950 in Bainbridge, Ga., the daughter of Wesley and Eunice Mills Lynn. She was a graduate of Rickards High School and Lively Vo-Tech. Myrtle married Michael Spooner in 2001 and they made their home in Attapulgus. She was a member of Morningside Baptist Church. Myrtle knew her way around a keyboard. She worked for years as a medical transcriptionist and was pretty tech savvy with computer games. She had a soft spot for all animals, but her feline friends were treated like royalty.

Survivors include her husband of 19 years, Herbert Michael “Mike” Spooner; her sons, Jason R. Spooner and his wife, Zeida, of Green Cove Springs, Fla. and Kevin R. Spooner of Tallahassee, Fla.; her sister, Margaret Louise Boyd of Tallahassee, Fla.; and her cats, Odie, McDonald, Bunny and Mattie. Myrtle was preceded in death by her parents, Wesley and Eunice Lynn.