Shirley Jane Morris Sprouse

Shirley Jane Morris Sprouse, 67, of 341 Adams Street, Craigsville, Virginia died Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at Augusta Health in Fishersville, Virginia.
She was born March 29, 1945 in Craigsville, Virginia, the daughter of Phyllis Thornton Morris of Craigsville and the late Newt Morris. On April 18, 1959 she married Osborne Junior Sprouse. He preceded her in death on April 27, 1973.
She was employed with Stillwater Worsted Mills and worked for many other small businesses in the community. She was a homemaker and a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She was a past member of the Goshen Rescue Squad. She attended various churches within the community and knew that the Lord would take care of her and see her home.
In addition to her mother, she is survived by two children, Marilyn Strickler & husband Ben and Christopher Sprouse, all of Craigsville; three grandchildren, B.J. Strickler & wife Holly, Josh Strickler, C.J. Sprouse & wife Amanda; five great grand children; a brother, Monte Morris & wife Judy of Craigsville; two sisters, Becky Morris and Penny Sprouse & husband Wilford, all of Craigsville; a special aunt, Edith Bayne; special friends, Nancy Lumsden and Beck Woods; a special friend and caregiver, Sheila Hunt; and a sister-in-law, Brenda Morris of Craigsville.
She was preceded in death by a son, Keith Sprouse; a great granddaughter, Cloe Sprouse; and a brother, Junior Morris.
A funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m., Monday, October 15, 2012 at Craigsville Funeral Home with Pastor Claude Williams officiating. Interment will follow at Craigsville Community Cemetery. Pallbearers will be B.J. Strickler, Josh Strickler, Ben Strickler, Wilford Sprouse, Adam Sprouse, Russell Morris, Troy Morris and Rob Swisher.
The family will receive friends Sunday from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Craigsville Funeral Home.

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  1. Chris & Marilyn, So sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. May God comfort you in this time of sorrow. Thinking of you and remembering you in prayer.


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