Geneva E. Sprague

October 2, 1925 - May 1, 2014
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Geneva E. Sprague, age 88, of Lima died 3:56 p.m., Thursday May 1 at Lima Memorial Hospital. She was born Oct. 2, 1925 in Bower, KY to George Grant and Lula Pearl Bolton Freeman. She married Don T. ‘Curly’ Sprague Dec. 24, 1953 and he preceded her in death Nov. 10, 1996.
Geneva was a member of Cridersville United Methodist Church, had been active in Girl Scout activities, was a strong supporter of recycling programs and enjoyed gardening.
Survivors include a daughter Donna Jean Sprague of Livonia, MI and 2 sisters: Dorothy E. Hadding of Waynesfield, OH and Kathryn Bryant of Greenwood, KY.
She was preceded in death by 3 brothers: Winifer, Earl W. and Junior Freeman and a sister Ella Siler.
The family will receive friend 2-4 and 6-8 Sunday at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville and one hour prior to services at the church.
The funeral will begin 11:00 a.m., Monday May 5 at Cridersville United Methodist Church with Revs. Charles Martindell and Rick Adams officiating, burial will follow in St. Matthew Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be given to Cridersville United Methodist Church.

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Date: Sunday, May 4, 2014

Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Inc.


311 West Main Street, Cridersville, OH, 45806

Service Information

Date: Monday, May 5, 2014

Time: 11:00 am

Cridersville United Methodist Church


105 Shawnee Road, Cridersville, OH, 45806

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Born: October 2, 1925
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