Sara B. 'Patty' Sprague

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Mrs. Sara B. "Patty" Sprague, 73, of Russellville, Ala., passed away Saturday, May 17, 2014, at her residence. Mrs. Sprague was a native of Arkansas but had lived in the Russellville area for the past 25 years. She was a homemaker and a member of Mt. Moriah Baptist Church, Spring Valley.

She was preceded in death by parents, Howard and Lonnie Bowers; a brother, Thomas Bowers; and her sisters, Mary Ellen "Sissie" Cook, Grace Kikinder and Sue Hicks.

Survivors include her husband, James E. Sprague;

A sister, Emma Nell Willingham of Chicago;

A brother, Billy L. Bowers of Littleville; and

Several nieces and nephews.

The family received friends at Pinkard Funeral Home in Russellville, Ala., Monday, May 19, 2014. A visitation will also be held Wednesday, May 21, 2014, from noon-2 p.m. at Carney Funeral Home in Blytheville.

There will be a graveside service at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Elmwood Cemetery in Blytheville, with burial to follow. Officiating will be Daniel Vandiver. Condolences may be sent to