Funeral services for Mr. John Walter Sprague, 68, of
Gainesboro, Tennessee, will be held at 7 P.M. on Tuesday,
January 20, 2009, at Anderson – Upper Cumberland Funeral
Home in Gainesboro, TN. The family has chosen cremation.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 3 P.M. – 7
Mr. Sprague passed away on Sunday, January 18, 2009, at his
He was born October 27, 1940, in Wheaton, Missouri, to the
late Edgar Basil and Helen Sanders Sprague. He was a
truck driver and served in the U.S. Army.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 1
Brother: Butch Sprague.
Survivors include his Wife: Cortina Sprague of Gainesboro,
TN; 2 Daughters: Betty Reitz, of California and Lanai
Richardson of the North Springs community of Jackson County,
TN; 1 Son: Shawn Sprague, of Gainesboro, TN; 3 Brothers:
Andy, Colin and Garry Sprague, all of California; and 4 Sisters:
Beverly Cano, Trisha Sprague, Alta Morano, and Karen Parker,
all of California. 6 Grandchildren and 1 Great Grandchild
Bro. Robert Byers and Bro. Bobby Barefield will officiate at
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