Mary Christmas O'Harah Sprankle
Mary Christmas O’Harah Sprankle, 87, of Southern Pines, died Friday, Feb. 17, 2012, at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst.
Mrs. Sprankle was born December 25, 1924, in Reynoldsville, Pa., to the late John Franklin O’Harah and Florence Blanche Thompson O’Harah.
A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 20, 2012, at Brownson Memorial Presbyterian Church in Southern Pines with the Rev. Grady Perryman officiating. Burial will be in Center Hill Cemetery, Knoxdale, Pa., later in the week.
She was a beloved mother who put her family and friends before herself.
Mrs. Sprankle is survived by her husband of 55 years, James Abraham Sprankle; three sons, H. Dale Gilhousen and wife, Deborah, of West End, Ray Allen Sprankle and wife, Tracy, of Augusta, Ga., Jay Arnold Sprankle and wife, Catherine, of Raleigh; a daughter, Norma Jean Miller and husband, Johnny, of Fuquay Varina; a sister, Caroline Nevade Reed, of Reynoldsville, Pa.; 11 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Sprankle was preceded in death by a daughter, Mary Patricia Duggins; three brothers; and four sisters.
A visitation will be held today (Sunday, Feb. 19, 2012) from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Boles Funeral Home in Southern Pines.
Online condolences can be made to www.bolesfuneralhome.com.
Boles Funeral Home of Southern Pines is serving the family.