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Helen L. Sprowl

Howe Enterprise
Thursday, August 3, 1967

Funeral services were held at First Methodist Church Tuesday for Mrs. Helen Sprowl, 45, who died in a Sherman hospital Sunday afternoon after a long illness. Rev. Norman Bouffard and Rev. T.J. Graves of Sherman officiated at final rites at 2:00 p.m.  Interment was in Van Alstyne Cemetery under direction of Flesher Funeral Home.
Mrs. Sprowl was born at Van Alstyne, April 14, 1921, and was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H.E. Shaw.  She was married to Windle Sprowl Dec. 2, 1944 at Temple.  She was a member of the First Methodist Church in Howe where she taught the college age Sunday School Class and participated in the Wesleyan Service Guild. She was active in the Howe School Parent Teachers Association and was a substitute postal clerk.
Mrs. Sprowl is survived by her husband and a daughter, Mary Helen Sprowl of Howe; her mother, Mrs. Fannie Shaw, and a brother, J.T. Shaw of Van Alstyne.
The family will be at the Flesher Funeral Home from 7 to 8 p.m. Monday.


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