Sprowl, Raleigh Jr. (Dalton)

Friday, November 09, 2012

Raleigh Sprowl Jr., 54, of Dalton, GA, passed away Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at Hamilton Medical Center. 

He was a member of Liberty Baptist Church and was a United States Army Veteran. 

He was preceded in death by his mother, Geraldine Davis Sprowl; and grandparents, Charlie and Eldora Davis and Harry and Mary Ruth Austin Sprowl.

Survivors are his wife, Deanna Sprowl; one son, Bryan Holland of Dalton; father, Raleigh (Eloise) Sprowl, Sr.; four step-children, Curtis Moss, Danishia Moss, Xavier Robinson, and Juanita Starks; eight grandchildren; two brothers, David (Walter) Sprowl of Atlanta and Ted (Robin) Sprowl of Dalton; one sister, Jennifer Austin of Dalton; uncles, Dr. William Madison (Minnie) Pender of Salisbury, MD, C. W. (Maggie) Sprowl, and Thomas (Myrna) Sprowl; aunts, Vivian Pender of Canton, OH, Dorothy (William) Willis, Sr. and Johnnie Sprowl of Dalton; Willie Olean Reynolds of Oklahoma, and Mary Sue Davis Cooper of Calhoun; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Funeral Service will be Saturday, November 10, at noon at the Chapel of Willis Funeral Home with Bishop Stephen Thomas and other ministers officiating. His remains will lie in state at the funeral home on Saturday, November 10 from 10 a.m. until the funeral hour. 

Arrangements are by Willis Funeral Home, Inc., Dalton.


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