Helen Sprinkle

Helen B. Sprinkle

ROCKWELL - Mrs. Helen Evelyn Burchette Sprinkle, 76, of Rockwell, passed away Sunday, April 27, 2014, at the Glenn A. Kiser Hospice House in Salisbury.

She was born March 21, 1938, in Wilkes County to the late Dewey and Mamie Minton Burchette. Helen attended China Grove schools and was a seamstress at Rowan Industries.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Johnny Ray Sprinkle, who passed away Oct. 25, 2006; brothers Bobby Burchette and Thomas Burchette; and sister Betty B. Misenheimer.

Helen is survived by her husband, Mr. John W. Sprinkle, who she married Aug. 2, 1958; daughters Kathy S. Tucker of Salisbury and Dianne S. Holshouser of Rockwell; brother Ray Burchette of Rockwell; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Visitation: The family will receive friends at Powles Funeral Home Tuesday evening, April 29 from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Service: The funeral service will be held at Eastside Baptist Church on Wednesday, April 30 at 2 p.m. conducted by Rev. Joe Black, pastor. Mrs. Sprinkle will lie in state 30 minutes prior to the service. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Memorials: Memorials may be made to Eastside Baptist Church, 370 Trexler Road, Salisbury, NC 28146.

Powles Funeral Home is assisting the family of Mrs. Sprinkle. Online condolences may be made at www. powlesfuneralhome.com.

Funeral Home

Powles Funeral Home, Inc.
913 West Main Street Rockwell, NC 28138
(704) 279-7241

Published in Salisbury Post on Apr. 29, 2014