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Ellen Elizabeth Sprinkle Rivers
Birth: Feb. 19, 1896
Pennington Gap
Lee County
Virginia, USA
Death: May 16, 1987
Greenville
Hunt County
Texas, USA

Ellen was the daughter of Elisha Parish Sprinkle and Clara Freeman. She was the sister of seven siblings, Solon, Loren Hobsen, Coy, Wylie Robey, Allie Rae, Hazel Faye Sprinkle and Walter Chandler Sprinkle
She was murdered (beaten to death) on May 16, 1987 by and unknown assailant in her home. She was 91 years old.
A little after 1901 Ellen, her parents and three of her siblings moved from Pennington Gap, Lee County, Virginia to Hunt County, Texas. They came by train.
On August 19, 1911 Ellen married Walter Coleman in Hunt County, Texas. They devorced about 1930.
She was the mother of Glenn, Hazen and Freeman
On an unknown date she married Irven Weatherspoon Rivers



 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Elisha Parish Sprinkle (1870 - 1938)
  Clora Annis Freeman Sprinkle (1875 - 1937)
 
 Spouse:
  Irven Weatherspoon Rivers (1894 - 1973)*
 
 Children:
  Hazen Thomas "Pete" Coleman (1915 - 2003)*
  Freeman E Coleman (1917 - 1963)*
 
 Siblings:
  Solon Alfred Sprinkle (1894 - 1983)*
  Ellen Elizabeth Sprinkle Rivers (1896 - 1987)
  Loren Hobsen Sprinkle (1898 - 1990)*
  Coy Sprinkle (1902 - 1912)*
  Willie R Sprinkle (1906 - 1991)*
  W. Chandler Sprinkle (1911 - 2005)*
  Allie Ray Sprinkle Goen (1913 - 1991)*
  Hazel Faye Sprinkle Mays (1915 - 2000)*
  Wylie Robey Sprinkle (1917 - 2011)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Buried in the Lawrence side of Lawrence/Rivers family plot. The reverse side of monument is the Rivers.
 
Burial:
Mount Olivet Cemetery
Fort Worth
Tarrant County
Texas, USA
Plot: Section 23 (Morningtide) lot 24 space 9
 
Maintained by: A.D.L
Originally Created by: Kat
Record added: Jul 04, 2011
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- Billie
 Added: Jul. 29, 2015

- Tracey
 Added: Jul. 9, 2015
You are among the peace of the eternal now dear lady away from the troubles of the earthbound. Although your life ended in tragedy, this tragedy released your lovely soul to Heaven above. May you forevermore rest in the arms of our Lord.
- Mairbair57
 Added: Jun. 17, 2015
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