On April 3, Bettie Spencer (née Tapscott) of Bowie at 78. She is survived by children Robert D. Spencer III and Carren Spencer; brothers Willie Lee Tapscott and Franklin Tapscott; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by husband Robert D. Spencer Jr. and parents Allen and Katie Tapscott. She served in various positions within Washington, D.C. and the federal government from 1960 to 2009.

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