NEW ROCHELLE, NY --Idella Whitten Spann transitioned into eternal life on Thursday, July 23, 2015, in New Rochelle, NY, at age 83. A native Charlestonian, she was married to the late McKeever Spann, Sr., and was the daughter of the late Benjamin J. Whitten and Hattie Whitten. She was a retired supervisor at The Citadel in Charleston. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Saturday, August 22, 2015, at 11:00 a.m., at the Ebenezer AME Church, 44 Nassau Street in Charleston, The Rev. Dr. William Swinton, Jr., officiating. She leaves to cherish her memory, daughters Annette Spann-Lewis, Wanda Elaine Mandry, son-in-law Ossie Lewis, and a host of grandchildren, other relatives and friends.