Barbara Vaden Sproull

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A memorial service for Barbara Vaden Sproull, 87, will be held on Sunday, April 27, 2014, at 3 p.m. with visitation starting at 2 p.m., at the First Presbyterian Church, 1701 Henry Road, Anniston, with the Rev. David Hodnett officiating. Mrs. Sproull died peacefully in her sleep on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at her residence. She is remembered as a truly beautiful and caring person. She was affectionately known by her grandchildren and great-grandchildren as "Tutu". Mrs. Sproull, a native of Anniston, was born on December 25, 1926, the first child of Thomas Hunt Vaden and Eula Crook Vaden. She grew up in Anniston and Montgomery. She graduated from Sidney Lanier High School in Montgomery. She later attended the University of Alabama and was a member of Kappa Delta sorority. On October 11, 1947 she married H. Miller Sproull Jr., of Anniston, to whom she was married for 61 years. She had six children, seventeen grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. A truly devoted wife and mother, Mrs. Sproull was active in many community affairs, including Stringfellow Memorial Hospital, the Donoho School, Daughters of the American Revolution and her church, First Presbyterian of Anniston. Her leisure-time activities included spending time with her family and friends at the family's hunting lodge, Quail Point, near Eufaula. She enjoyed traveling, most notably to Hawaii. She was preceded in death by her husband, her daughter, Sara Sproull Choquette and her great-granddaughter, Regan Caroline Sproull. She is survived by her children James Creswell Sproull IV and fiance, Jana Payton, of Anniston, Eva Sproull Andrews, of Anniston, Hunt Miller Sproull and wife, Susan Vinsant Sproull, of Slidell, La., Barbara Sproull Snow and husband, Gary Snow, of Sandersville, Ga., and Horace Miller Sproull III and wife, Joy Martin Sproull, of Birmingham; grandchildren James Creswell Sproull V, Drayton Allison Sproull, Paschal Trippe Sproull, Suzanne Sproull Choquette, Sara Choquette Jensen, Justin Hunt Sproull, Marie Louise Sproull, Eva Catherine Sproull, Chelsea Caroline Sproull, Logan Sproull Snow, Shannon Wimberly Snow, Vaughn Morton Stewart III, Houston Sproull Andrews, Wimberly Elisabeth Sproull, H. Miller Sproull IV, Holly Milliken Sproull, Gabriel Sparks Sproull; great-grandchildren Lucienne Sproull, Camper Sproull, Hunter Jackson Sproull, Jackson Sproull and Emma Grace Sproull. Special thanks are given to her caretakers, Jennifer Devlin, Tammy Brown and Mary Beth Deen. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to The First Presbyterian Church Rejoice and Restore Fund, 1701 Henry Road, Anniston, AL 36207 or The Donoho School, 2501 Henry Road, Anniston, AL 36207. May she rest in peace forever with her husband and family in the presence of our Father in Heaven. We love you Tutu. Gray-Brown Services is in charge of funeral arrangements. Online condolences made at
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Published in The Anniston Star from Apr. 24 to Apr. 25, 2014
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