Virginia T. Pearl” Sprouse 92 of Louisa Virginia passed away peacefully New Years Day January 1 2009 at the home of her daughter in Rappahannock Academy VA Caroline County Virginia.
She was born February 19 1916 and was the daughter of the late Coleman and Minter Thacker Virginia was the last surviving sibling of 7 sisters and 3 brothers She was a life long resident of Louisa County Virginia and a member of Gilboa Christian Church.
Mrs. Sprouse is also preceded in death by her husband of 75 years: Curtis Sprouse; two grandsons: William and Warren Sprouse.
Mrs. Sprouse credits her longevity to being active and hard working. She was a dedicated employee at Woolfolk Manufacturing Company in Louisa for 56 years and loved her home in the town of Louisa She would be seen by neighbors outside working in the yard and flower beds for which she prided herself with having one of the prettiest yards in her neighborhood.
Besides gardening Virginia enjoyed: baking sewing mending and crocheting for her family
Every family member has an Afghan made with lots of love.
She was a devoted mother grandmother and great- grandmother and will be missed dearly
Survivors include her son: C.W. “Bill” Sprouse of Keswick VA; a devoted daughter: Linda Kay Fisher and her favorite son-in-law: George Fisher of Rappahannock Academy VA; to cherish her memory are two grandchildren: George “Gef” Fisher Jr. and wife Robyn; and Shelly Fisher; five great- grandchildren: George Fisher III Jack Fisher Austin May Logan May all of Rappahannock Academy VA; Christopher Ian Sprouse of Charlottesville VA
The Funeral service was held Sunday January 4 2008 in the Woodward funeral home chapel The Rev. Dr. Denny Burnette conducted the service.
Interment was in Hillcrest Cemetery Louisa.
Active Pallbearers were: Todd King; Tom McRay; great-grandson: Ian Sprouse; grandson:Gef Fisher nephews: Jerry Thacker and Sam Thacker.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association: P.O. Box 5216 Glen Allen Virginia 23058 or Mary Washington Hospice: 5012 Southpoint Parkway Fredericksburg Virginia 22407.
Woodward Funeral Home Louisa Virginia was is in charge of the arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.woodwardfuneral.com.