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Annie Ruth Spradlin

(HEFLIN) The funeral for Annie Ruth Spradlin, 91, of Heflin will be Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022, at 2 p.m. at Oak Grove Church of Christ with Bro. Ricky Daniel and Bro. Donald Spradlin officiating. Burial will follow in the adjoining cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 11 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. on Tuesday before traveling to the church. Mrs. Spradlin will lie in state at the church for 30 minutes before services begin.

Mrs. Spradlin passed away Saturday, Aug. 6, at her home.

A Randolph County native, Mrs. Spradlin was born March 5, 1931, the daughter of Zelmer and Lottie Stodgill Stewart. She was a member of Oak Grove and Heflin Church of Christ and was a homemaker. Mrs. Spradlin graduated high school at New Hope, where she played center in basketball. Later in life, she was a member of a book club and Heflin Garden Club and volunteered at Cleburne County Nursing Home.

Survivors include her two daughters, Terri Short of Chulafinnee and Carol Arons (Larry) of Fayetteville, N.C.; son, David Spradlin of Hollis Crossroads; special granddaughter who she loved like a daughter, Alicia Thompson; three great-grandchildren, Chase Thompson (Ashley), Jacob Dewitt and Kaitlyn Dewitt; sister, Burma Johnson (Joe) of Athens; and brother, Bobby Stewart (Shirley) of Wedowee. Mrs. Spradlin was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Horace E. Spradlin; son, George Edward Spradlin; twins, Barry and Larry Spradlin; granddaughter, Heather Dewitt; grandson, Todd Short; two sisters, Marvolene Wilson and Jo Landers; and two brothers, Allan Stewart and Horace Stewart.

Pallbearers will be Bobby Crenshaw, Ken Spradlin, Bruce Turner, Brad Norton, Colton Crenshaw and Mike Fields.

The family would like to thank Amedisys Hospice for their care and help during this difficult season, especially Lisa and Becky.

Memorials may be floral, but the family prefers donations to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital at 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Benefield Funeral Home, Wedowee.

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