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Cynthia Spann-Booth

February 24, 2021

Obituary

Mrs. Cynthia Vernease Spann-Booth of Seffner, FL passed away Wednesday, February 24, 2021.  A Celebration of Life Service will be conducted Saturday, March 6 at 11:00 a.m. at Allen Temple A.M.E. Church, 2101 N. Lowe Street, Tampa, FL, with Pastor Jesse H. Smalley II, of Emmanuel Cathedral Church of God in Christ, officiating.  Interment will follow in Mayberry Cemetery, 10930 Bessie Dix Road, Seffner, Florida.   Please follow the CDC guidelines.  Masks are required.

For the opportunity to view the service via Live Stream, please visit www.Allentempletampa.org fifteen minutes prior to service time. 

Mrs. Cynthia V. Spann-Booth was a native of Tampa, Florida born to Grady Earl “Jimmy” Spann and Mercy Lee Jackson Spann.  She was educated in the public schools of Hillsborough County and was a graduate of C. Leon King High School. Cynthia also furthered her education with Florida College of Business.  

She was employed as a VPK Coordinator for the School District of Hillsborough County, where she retired after 29 years of dedicated service. 

Cynthia loved the Lord and accepted Jesus Christ at an early age and was a member of Emmanuel Cathedral Church of God in Christ. 

Cynthia loved her family dearly and she had a heart of gold and a soul full of love for others. She enjoyed line dancing and preparing delicious meals for her family, especially on Sundays.  She was also an avid baker who held the title, “The Red Velvet Cake Queen”.  Cynthia will truly be missed by her family and friends.   

She was preceded in death by: her parents, Grady Earl “Jimmy” Spann and Mercy Lee Jackson Spann; son, Rodney J. Everett Sr.; grandparents, George W. Spann, Carrie Bell Culver Spann,   Leroy Jackson and Mable Alexander Jackson;  uncles, Marvet “Boe” Spann, and Carl E. Spann;  aunts, Mary W. Spann Campbell, Mary Spann, Mary Brown, Cora Clayton, Armelia Herndon and Roseatta Gipson; cousins, Charles Larry, Sr, Alphonso Jackson, Dorothy McClendon, Leroy Armwood, Charles Gipson, Jeremiah Harrison, Evonne Hayward, and Steve Spann. 

She leaves to cherish her memory a loving and devoted family who will cherish her legacy: her loving husband of 23 years, Mr. Robbie C. Booth; sons, Frank Everett “BowLeggs”, Antonio Booth “Lil Bruh”, Terrence Dupree (Lakeisha), Quanmario Williams, Demoyne Stoney “Redd” (Micaela “Miki”); grandchildren along with their mothers, Raquel, Raliyah and Rodney J. Everett Jr. (and their mother, Natasha Sepulveda), Bryson Booth (and his mother, Jasmine Jones);  a loving brother, Felix Spann (Tonya); nieces, Daisha, Kieana, and Kiera Spann; nephew, Demoyne Stoney Jr., “Truck”; great nieces, Kaidence Spann Williams and Kambrie Spann Williams; uncles, Eugene Spann, and Winston Spann “Joe”; aunts, Elma Spann Settle, Gloria Spann Warren (Sylvester) and Lorene Johnson;  and a host of other loving relatives and friend too numerous to mention. 

 The remains will repose from 3-7 p.m., Friday, March 5 at Ray Williams Funeral Home, 301 N. Howard Avenue. We are asking family and friends to follow the CDC guidelines. Masks are required. 

Family and friends please meet at the Church on Saturday morning at 10:45 a.m. Saturday morning.

To send flowers to Cynthia's family, please visit our floral store.


Services

Visitation
Friday
March 5, 2021

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Ray Williams Funeral Home
301 N. Howard Avenue
Tampa, FL 33606-1508

Funeral Service
Saturday
March 6, 2021

11:00 AM
Allen Temple AME Church
2101 N. Lowe Street
Tampa, FL 33605

Interment following funeral service
Saturday
March 6, 2021

Mayberry Cemetery
10906 Bessie Dix Road
Seffner, FL 33584

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