GRAND RAPIDS (WZZM) -- The family of Leona Spencer, life long Grand Rapids resident and dedicated child advocate, has announced funeral arrangements.
Spencer died Saturday at the age of 86.
According to Grand Valley State University, Spencer graduated from Central High School in 1945 and graduated from the university in 1975, when it was still called Grand Valley State College.
She received the Distinguished Alumni Award from GVSU in 1987 and in 2006, she was named a Giant Among Giants at the annual Giants Banquet and Awards Ceremony.
Two visitations are scheduled this week. The first is Friday from 1-5pm at the Ivy K. Gillespie Memorial Chapel on Eastern Avenue in Grand Rapids.
The second is Saturday from 10-11am at First Community AME Church on James Street in Grand Rapids. The funeral service immediately follows the second visitation.