News Death Notice
DePRIEST, Irene 77, of Springfield, passed away Saturday, September 21, 2013. She was born January 15, 1936 in Springfield, the daughter of James and Ethel (Thornburg) Sellman. Mrs. DePriest was a member of the First Church of the Open Bible. She is survived by one sister, Alice (Bob) Crabtree; four sons, William, David (Glory), Paul, and Phillip; five granddaughters, Teresa, Peggy, Patty, Stephanie, and Nicole; three grandsons, Bobby, Steven, and Fletcher; twelve great grandchildren; one great-great grandson; beloved care givers, Tina and Steve; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, William; her son, Ronald; one sister, Alma Massie; and five brothers, Earl, Doug, Charles, James, and John Sellman. Funeral services will be held at 2:00PM TODAY,Thursday in the First Church of the Open Bible with Pastor James Ballard officiating. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the services in the church. Burial will follow in Vernon Asbury Cemetery. Arrangements are being handled by the JONES - KENNEY - ZECHMAN FUNERAL HOME.