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Gerald Spratlin

(WEDOWEE) The funeral for Gerald Spratlin, 75, of Wedowee will be Sunday, June 12, 2022, at 2 p.m. at Benefield Funeral Chapel with the Rev. David Daniel officiating. Burial will follow at Providence Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5 to 8 p.m. on Saturday.

Mr. Spratlin passed away Thursday, June 9, at his home.

A Wedowee native, Mr. Spratlin was born March 3, 1947, the son of Earnest and Florence Beck Spratlin. He was Baptist by faith, was the owner/operator of Little River Steakhouse and worked as a truck driver for B.R. Williams Trucking.

Survivors include his two daughters, Cindy Lovvorn (Mitch) of Newell and Susan Langston (Richard) of Woodland; son, Scott Spratlin (Billie Jo) of Graham; stepson, Matt Chambless (Shannon) of Kansas; 15 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren; four sisters, Rebecca Weathers and Barbara Ann Dabbs, both of Roanoke, Mary Dabbs of Wadley and Shelia Spradlin of Woodland; three brothers, Ricky Spratlin of Roanoke, Mike Spratlin of Wedowee and Harold Spratlin of Woodland; fianc┼Że of six years, Joy Woods of Wedowee; and stepchildren, Nikki Woods of Wedowee, Tonya Knight of Lineville and Mike Wright of Carrollton, Ga. Mr. Spratlin was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Marie Spratlin; sister, Gwen Meadows; and brother, T.H. Spratlin.

Pallbearers will be Matt Chambless, Guy Knight, Logan Eastwood and friends from B.R. Williams Trucking.

Online condolences may be expressed at

Benefield Funeral Home, Wedowee.

Gerald Spratlin

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