Earlene P. Sprouse

Published 12:39 pm Thursday, August 8, 2019

SUFFOLK — Earlene P. Sprouse, 80, passed away on Friday, Aug. 2, 2019.

Earlene P. Sprouse

She was a daughter of the late Earl P. Pentecost and Sophie C. Pentecost. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Wayne A. Sprouse.

Earlene held a Virginia Certification, Endorsement in L.D. and E.D. and was a speech/language pathologist. She taught in Franklin City Public Schools, Southampton Public Schools and Tidewater Academy.

She was a former member of Suffolk Presbyterian Church and a current member of Surry UMC. She was a Sunday school teacher and loved singing in the choir.

Survivors include her children, David Koren (Robbie) of Ashland, Virginia; Elysia Edmondson (Richard) of Chesapeake, Virginia; Merri Branchaud (Phillip) of Suffolk, Virginia; and Michael Sprouse (Angelia) of Suffolk; a sister, Marlene Waymack of Prince George, Virginia; eight grandchildren, Katrina, Matthew, William, Jessica, Andrew, Jacob, Kyle and Josie; and two great- grandchildren, Aiden and Wyatt.

The funeral will be conducted by the Rev. Ray Roland in R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory on Friday, Aug. 9, at 2 p.m. Place of inurnment will be in Albert G. Horton Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery.

The family requests donations be made to Smile Train at www.smiletrain.org in their mother’s memory.

Condolences may be registered at RWBakerFH.com.