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SPRAGUE, LCDR James Arthur 1926 ~ 2013 Ocean Springs LCDR James Arthur Sprague, US Navy Retired, 86, of Ocean Springs, passed away Wednesday, June 26, 2013 in Ocean Springs. He was born in South Charleston, Ohio to Frank and Esther Sprague. Lt. Commander Sprague was retired from the U.S. Navy, where he served during WWII, Korean and Vietnam Wars. He was preceded in death by his son, James Mark Sprague; a sister, Judy Salyers; and a grandson, Marc C. Molina. Lt. Commander Sprague is survived by his wife, Phyllis Sprague of Ocean Springs; a brother, David Sprague of South Charleston, Ohio; his children, Kathleen Lincoln and her husband, John of Cornelius, NC, Pamela Mitchell and her husband, Bud, of Lumberton, MS, Kelly Sprague and his wife, Susan, of Slidell, LA, Sean Sprague and his wife, Dianne, of Phoenix, AZ, and Mary Sprague of Gulfport; eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. The funeral service will be Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Bradford- O'Keefe Funeral Home, 15th St Gulfport, where friends may visit one hour before the service. Interment will be in Live Oak Cemetery, Pass Christian with full military honors by the U.S. Navy. The family prefers memorials to the VFW National Headquarters, 406 West 34 St., Kansas City, MO 64111 or the Humane Society of South MS, 2615 25 Ave, Gulfport, MS 39501. View and sign register book at www.bradfordokeefe.com

Published in Springfield News-Sun on July 2, 2013
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