Shirley J. Sprague

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Shirley J. Sprague, 79, of rural Arma, died Tuesday, April 24, 2012, at Via Christi Hospital at Pittsburg, Kan.

Mrs. Sprague was born Nov. 27, 1932, at Fort Scott, Kan., the daughter of Ivan and Goldie Swafford Bowen. Shirley was a homemaker who was reared and lived in Kansas City, Mo., most of her life. She married Hubert "Bert" Sprague. Mr. Sprague preceded her in death Nov. 2, 2006.

Survivors include a sister, Eva Readinger of Nevada; and a brother, Bob Bowen of Toledo, Wash.

Mrs. Sprague has been cremated. Private burial of the cremains will be at a later date at Memory Gardens Cemetery at Fort Scott, Kan.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Bedene Funeral Home, 517 E. Washington, Box 621, Arma, Kan.