Savanna Frances Spencer, 19, of Bossier City, LA flew into the arms of Jesus on May 8, 2013. Savanna was born February 2, 1994 in Atlanta, GA to Kirk Allen Spencer and Cynthia Gayle Peterek Spencer. Savanna graduated in 2012 from Airline High School in Bossier City, LA and was currently a sophomore at the University of New Orleans. She had a great interest in media, especially the film industry. Savanna was pursuing a Business Degree with plans for a career in Marketing within the Film industry.
Savanna was a bright shining star. Her sweetness, joyful personality, and smiling eyes brought happiness to everyone she touched. She was mature for her age, but viewed life with a childlike innocence.
She is survived by her parents, Kirk and Cynthia (Peterek) Spencer of Bossier City, LA, brothers, Austen Spencer of Raleigh, NC and Huston Spencer of Wilmington, NC, and her grandfather Raymond Peterek, Sr. and step-grandmother Jeanette (Dover) Spencer both of Temple, TX. She is also survived by many aunts, uncles and cousins.
A Rosary Vigil service will be held at Seydler Hill Funeral Home in Gonzales, TX on Sunday, May 12, 2013 at 7:00 pm with Deacon Tom Gotschall presiding. The funeral mass will be celebrated at St James Catholic Church in Gonzales, TX, on Monday, May 13, 2013 at 11:00 am with Fr. Paul Raaz as celebrant. Interment will follow in St. James Catholic Cemetery.
Memorial gifts may be made to the Savanna Frances Spencer Scholarship Fund, at the University of New Orleans Foundation, Homer L Hitt Alumni Center, 2000 Lakeshore Dr, New Orleans, LA 70148.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Sunday evening at the funeral home. Services are under the care and direction of Seydler-Hill Funeral Home, Gonzales, Texas.