87 year old Fairfield resident and formerly of Cisne, Wanda Earlene Spitzner passed away Friday, March 3, 2023 at Hamilton Memorial Hospital in McLeansboro, IL
She was born October 6, 1935 in Fairfield. She was the daughter of Earl and Elsie (Henson) Rankin. Earlene was the mother of Jody and Jackie Sarks. Jackie preceded her in death. She was married to Melvin Spitzner of Cisne. He preceded her in death in May, 2020. Earlene was a self-employed beautician for many years. She attended the Blue Point Free Will Baptist Church of Cisne.
Preceding her in death were her parents, her husband, one son – Jackie Sarks.
Survivors include her son, Jody Sarks of Fairfield, IL, 1 step son, Harold Spitzner of Kentucky, 2 sisters, Mary Upton of Carmi and LaDonna Stallings of Fairfield, along with several nieces and nephew.
Funeral services for Wanda Earlene Spitzner will be 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, March 8, 2023 at Nale’s Funeral Home in Fairfield. Burial will follow in Maple Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be 10:00 a.m. to service time on Wednesday. Memorials may be given to the Blue Point Free Will Baptist Church and will be accepted at Nale’s Funeral Home.
Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be left for the family at www.nalesfuneralhome.com. Nale’s Funeral Home in Fairfield is assisting the family.
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