|Birth: ||May 9, 1948|
|Death: ||Apr. 7, 2014|
Geraldine Knight Sprouse, 65, of 1782 Estaline Valley Road, Craigsville, went to be with the Lord Monday, April 7, 2014. She was born May 9, 1948 in Augusta County, Virginia, the daughter of the late Russell Knight and Georgie Sprouse Knight.
Mrs. Sprouse was a retired CNA from Shenandoah Nursing Home.
She was a 1966 graduate of Buffalo Gap High School. She was the last surviving charter member of Estaline Valley Church of the Nazarene, where she was part of the Senior Ladies Circle. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She enjoyed gardening, flowers, cross stitching and sewing. She loved photography and spending quality time with her family and church family and doing things for other people.
She is survived by her husband of 47 years, Fred M. Sprouse Sr., whom she married June 11, 1966; three children, Fred M. Sprouse Jr. and wife, Cindy, of Estaline Valley, Timmy Sprouse and wife, Christina, of Estaline Valley, and Randy Sprouse of Timberville, Va.; four grandchildren, Paul Sprouse, Nicole Aldridge and husband, Graham, Amber Sprouse and William Sprouse; a great-granddaughter, Mackenzie Aldridge; three brothers, Larry Knight of Stuarts Draft, Steve Knight of Goshen and Phil Knight of Swoope; five sisters, Barbara Sprouse of Richmond, Peggy Comer of Waynesboro, Wanda Jackson of Stuarts Draft, Kay Clifton of Churchville and Hope Wagner of Craigsville; special friends, Connie Swisher, Peggy Smith, Cordelia Underwood and Dorothy Sprouse.
She was preceded in death by a son, Michael Thomas Sprouse; and a brother, Billy Knight.
A funeral service will be at 11 a.m., Friday, April 11, 2014, at Estaline Valley Church of the Nazarene in Craigsville, with Pastor Billy Curry officiating. Interment will be in Augusta Memorial Park.
Pallbearers will be Tommy Humpherys, Billy Little, Paul Sprouse, Willie Sprouse, Graham Aldridge and Phillip Byram. Honorary Pallbearers will be members of the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to Estaline Valley Church of the Nazarene, 2117 Troxel Gap Road, Craigsville, Virginia 24430.
Source: News Leader, Staunton, Virginia, April 8, 2014
Russell T. Knight (1926 - 2008)
Georgie A. Knight (1927 - 2005)
Michael Sprouse (1972 - 1972)*
Augusta Memorial Park
Plot: Section 7, Plot 22B, Grave 4
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