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Octavia Muriel "Tavia" Calvert Sprowls
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Birth: Sep. 7, 1894
Roger Mills County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Dec. 12, 1972

In December 1938 Octavia was living in/near Cheyenne, Oklahoma.
In April 1948 Octavia was living in/near Cheyenne.
In December 1962 Octavia was living in/near Cheyenne.
In August 1970 Octavia was living in/near Cheyenne.
In December 1971 Octavia was living in/near Cheyenne.

The Cheyenne Star, Thursday, December 21, 1972, pg 2
Obituary
OCTAVIA M. SPROWLS

Funeral service for Mrs. Roy Sprowls was conducted last Friday in the First United Methodist Church of Cheyenne, Rev. Richard G. Benefield officiated.
Octavia Muriel Calvert Sprowls was born September 7, 1894, n a half-dugout approximately four(4) miles south of Cheyenne to Memory James and Robbie Ann Calvert. She departed this life in Cheyenne December 12, 1972, at the age of 78 years, 3 months, and 5 days. Tavia was the third eldest in a family of six children. Ora Waldrip, Memory, Tavia, Roy, Frank and Eldridge. Ora and Memory preceded her in death.
While still a child, Tavia moved with her family to the family farm located east and south of Cheyenne, where she grew to womanhood. Here she met and married Roy Fremont Sprowls on March 13, 1916. To this union six children were born. They are: Fremont, of Portland, Oregon; Memory, of Irving, Texas; Charlie, of Phillips, Texas; Louis, of Cheyenne; Honwea Rhoten, of Phillips, Texas, and Betty Jo, who passed away November 26, 1934.
Tavia has been a member of the Cheyenne Methodist Church mpst of her life, as were her parents. Her entire life was spent in Roger Mills County, most of it on the farm close to her childhood home. She was a true pioneer of the area, and enjoyed sharing her experiences with family and friends. She was happy and content with life. Her family her friends, her home and her church have been her major interests in life.
Tavia was preceded in death by her husband Roy, who passed from this life on February 22, 1968, and by her eldest daughter, Betty Jo. She leaves to her passing four sons one daughter, three brothers, thirteen grandchildren, ten great grandchildren, numerous nephews, nieces and other family members, in addition to a host of other friends. The memories she leaves her are a pleasant testimony to her generous spirit and will linger for many years in the mind of those who knew her.
Interment was in the Cheyenne cemetery under the direction of Scroggins and Son.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Memory J Calvert (1866 - 1948)
  Roberta Ann Stephens Calvert (1869 - 1962)
 
 Spouse:
  Roy Fremont Sprowls (1892 - 1968)*
 
 Children:
  Ruth Honwea Sprowls Rhoten (1928 - 1992)*
 
 Siblings:
  Eldridge Wallace Calvert (____ - 1935)*
  Ora Etta Calvert Waldrip (1889 - 1970)*
  Robert Memory Calvert (1891 - 1971)*
  Octavia Muriel Calvert Sprowls (1894 - 1972)
  Roy Farris Calvert (1899 - 1992)*
  Frank Rector Calvert (1903 - 1998)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Wife of Roy F.
 
Burial:
Cheyenne Cemetery
Cheyenne
Roger Mills County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Created by: RobMinteer57
Record added: Sep 06, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 96606008
Octavia Muriel Tavia <i>Calvert</i> Sprowls
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