Emma E. Sprigg, 92, of Blackwater, died Tuesday, June 12, 2007, at Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, June 15, 2007, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall. William W. Harlow and Randy Shannon will officiate. Visitation will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Sunset Gardens Cemetery in Marshall . Pallbearers will be David Sprigg, Mark Sprigg, Paul Sprigg, Allen Plummer, Allen "Willie" Taylor and Tom Priester. Honorary pallbearers will be Doug Harvey, Larry Harvey and Marvin "Juicy" Sprigg. Memorials may be made to Fitzgibbon Cancer Center or charity of donor's choice. Online condolences may be sent to www.campbell-lewis.com.
Born Nov. 26, 1914, in Napton, she was the daughter of the late Charles Henry Harvey and Nora Beatrice Smith Harvey. She was a graduate of Napton High School. On May 5, 1935, she married Elbert M. Sprigg, who preceded her in death on Jan. 17, 1988. She had lived in the Blackwater area her entire life and was a member of Blackwater Methodist Church. She worked at the Cooper County Extension office for 25 years and was a homemaker. She had been very active in the Blackwater Community, 4-H and was a volunteer at Fitzgibbon Hospital Gift Shop for many years.
Survivors include one daughter, Kay Plummer Graves and husband, Steve, of Marshall; one son-in-law, Tom Priester of Blackwater; six grandchildren, David Sprigg, Mark Sprigg, Paul Sprigg, Allen Plummer, Karla Taylor and Cindy Love; 19 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one daughter, Marian Lea Priester; one son, Glenn Sprigg; and one brother, Ralph Harvey.
Additional information provided per family recompense.