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Ruth (Griffith) Sprouse

December 22, 1924 ~ December 22, 2020 (age 96)


SPROUSE, Ruth G., 96, born in Mt. Sidney, Virginia passed away December 22, 2020.  She was preceded in death by her loving husband, EB (Bill) Sprouse, Jr. and her beloved twin sister, Ruby Heath Land.

She is survived by her children, EB Sprouse, III of Sprouse’s Corner, Virginia Patricia Butcher of Powhatan, Virginia and Bettye Ruth Newton of Baltimore, Maryland; grandchildren Stacy England (Kenny), LaRue Sprouse (Dustin), Angelia Breeding (Jerry), Phoebe Wright (Michael), Shannon Erdman (Artie) and Dustin Newton (Stacy); 14 great grandchildren, 3 great great grandchildren and three loving nephews, Charles, David and Ronald Heath. She was the accountant for her loving husband at Sprouse’s Garage for 55 years and was choir director at Bethlehem Baptist Church for over 25 years. She loved God, her family and travelling. Visitation will be held at Dunkum Funeral Home Wednesday, December 30, from noon to 1:30pm followed by a graveside service at Bethlehem Baptist Church at 2:00pm.  Memorial gifts may be made to Bethlehem Baptist Church, P O Box 66, Dillwyn, VA 23936.


Ruth’s family would like to thank the Heritage Hall Nursing Home, Dillwyn, Virginia and all the precious guardian angels that took care of her needs for almost four years. Words cannot express the peace and gratitude for the gentle care given to mom (Mema) during her last days on earth.

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December 30, 2020

12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Dunkum Funeral Home
16923 Oak Street
Dillwyn, VA 23936

Graveside Service
December 30, 2020

2:00 PM
Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery
3808 Troublesome Creek
Dillwyn, VA 23936


Bethlehem Baptist Church
P O Box 66, Dillwyn VA 23936

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