Spongross, Carol (Decatur)

Friday, September 17, 2021
Carol Spongross
Carol Spongross
Carol Spongross, 78, of Decatur, passed away on Thursday, September 16, 2021.

She was preceded in death by her parents: Fred and Dorothy Shaw Tockneil, husband: James "Bear" Spongross.

She is survived by her sons: John Barates of Soddy Daisy, TN, James Spongross, Jr. of Jasper, TN, daughters: Karen Spongross of Decatur, TN, Bonnie McPherson of Birchwood, TN, brothers: Fred Tockneil of Oklahoma, Tom Tockneil of Red Band, TN, sisters: Lynn Butler of Chickamauga, GA, Jane Roper of Decatur, TN, Seven grandchildren, Eleven great-grandchildren, Four great-great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews and other extended family also survive.

Memorial services will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 21, in the chapel of Decatur Funeral Home & Cremation Services at 7 p.m. with the Rev. Neil Pillion officiating.

The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. prior to the service.

Decatur Funeral Home & Cremation Services is honored to serve the Spongross family.

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