Source: Crawfordsville Journal Review, 25-Oct-1960, p. 12:
Wallace - Mrs. Emma Elizabeth Spragg, 85, died at 4 a.m. CST Tuesday at her home near here. She had fallen Aug. 24 and fractured her hip. She was confined in Culver Hospital until two weeks ago, when she was taken home. Death resulted from complications in the injury. Mrs. Spragg was born Feb. 5, 1875, near Wallace, to Henry and Pharana Schuller Shoaf. She was educated in Freedom and Grays schools. She married Everett Spragg Nov. 29, 1893, near Wallace. He died Aug. 3, 1957. She was a member of the Wallace Lutheran Church and lived her entire life in the vicinity of Wallace. Survivors include three sons, Oral and Clifford Spragg of Kingman and Paul Spragg, Rt. 3, Crawfordsville; three daughters, Mrs. Estle Stockdale, Rt. 1, Veedersburg, Mrs. Omma Carter, Kingman, and Mrs. Pharana Butler of Crawfordsville; a granddaughter, who was reared in the Spragg home, Mrs. Verna Garrett of Newtown; five additional grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren, and nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the family home near Wallace. Services will be at the Wallace Lutheran Church Thursday, Oct. 27, at 2:30 p.m. Rev. Richard Graef will officiate. The body will lie in state at the church for the hour preceding the services. Burial will be in the cemetery adjoining the church.
Source: Crawfordsville Journal Review 29-Oct-1960 p 4
Wallace -- Funeral rites for Mrs. Emma Spragg were held in the Wallace Phanuel Lutheran Church Thursday, Oct. 27, with Rev. Richard Graef in charge. John D. Thomas sang “The Lord’s Prayer,” accompanied by Mrs. Mary Mullen. Pallbearers were Glenn Shuler, Herschel Shuler, Byron Allen, Eston Smith, J. W. Grimes, Gordon Ratcliffe, Herman Collins, and Delbert Hustler. Flower bearers included the Mesdames Emma Gray, Emerson, Elsie Dalrymple, Dora Howard, Gertrude Shuler, Ruby E. Philpott, Thelma Pickett, Nora Collins, Elsie Allen, Daisy Ratcliffe, Pauline Gooden, Leonne Clark, Vivian Rusk, Margaret Baker, Lela Smith, Sybil Shuler, Mable Myers, Olive Ireland, Ruby Ricker, Vereta Coats, Mary Uplinger, Palmer, Ruby Branson, Vida Mitchell, Viola Gooding, Ical Bruner, Vera Palmer, Ura Hamm, Zelpha Summers, Zomella Samples and Kathryn Hallette, and the Misses Georgette Foster, Elizabeth Baker and Apalma Rudisill.
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