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Connie H. Spivey

Connie H. Spivey

December 24, 1962 - November 7, 2018     Age: 55

Connie Hopkins Spivey, age 55, of Fernandina Beach, Florida passed away on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at the Warner Center for Caring.

Born in Columbus, Ohio, she was a daughter of the late Colquitt Dyal Hopkins and Frances Mizell Hopkins.   After graduating from Charlton County High School in Folkston, Georgia in 1979, she attended FSCJ and JU in Jacksonville, Florida.

Through the years Connie was involved in the operations of Toledo Manufacturing Company, her family’s timber operations in southeast Georgia. Connie relocated to Fernandina Beach from Melbourne, Florida in 2015 to be near her daughters and grandchildren.

Connie’s family will always remember her for having a heart of gold and being someone who took care of everyone else before herself. She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend.

She was preceded in death by her father in 1977 and her mother in 2012 as well as her son, Christopher Ryan Kohler in 2010, and her nephew Colquitt “Buck” Taylor in 2004

She leaves behind her daughters, Miale Spivey of Jacksonville, Florida, Brittany Spivey of Fernandina Beach, Florida, and honorary daughter, Stacy Arredondo of Jacksonville, Florida; sisters, Kay Hopkins Rhoden and her husband Barry of St. Augustine, Florida, Gloria “Dee” Davis of Folkston, Georgia and Sherri Little of Columbus, Ohio; former husband, Butch Spivey of Jacksonville, Florida; grandchildren, Bradley Jones, Madalyn Duve, Christian Jones, Ryan Jones, Chase Hunt;  nieces & nephews; Herbert “Benji” Taylor, Nicholas Taylor, Heather Morgan, and Meagan Taylor, aunts, uncles and many extended family members.  Connie was expecting the birth of her sixth grandchild, Chance Hunt who is due to arrive on her birthday in December.

Services will be held Saturday, November 17, 2018 in the Burgess Chapel of Oxley-Heard Funeral Directors at 2:00 PM.

6 Condolences

  • Avie (Davis) Peeples Posted November 11, 2018 8:31 am

    My condolences to her family. I went to school with Connie and her sister, Kay. She was a sweet girl.

  • Miale Spivey Posted November 11, 2018 2:33 pm

    I love you moma I cant believe your gone. I am going to spend the rest of my life making u proud im so sorry. I love you forever and always!

  • Cheryl petty Posted November 11, 2018 4:21 pm

    My condolences to the family. May the Lord send you peace,strength, and comfort. Would love to have seen your smiling face Connie, R.I.P! You was always a sweet person!

  • Annette L Smith Posted November 11, 2018 6:45 pm

    Prayers for the family, Connie was a dear friend I will miss her.

  • warren crews Posted November 13, 2018 7:45 pm

    sorry you went at a young age my friend you will be missed for ever my friend.

  • Laura Hickman Posted February 14, 2019 9:03 pm

    I did not even know she passed we didnt keep in touch his much when she moved to Fernandina she had a heart of gold and was a wonderful person she will be missed

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