Earlene P. Sprouse

Earlene P. Sprouse

Suffolk , VA
04.23.1939 - 08.02.2019
Hopewell, Virginia

Earlene P. Sprouse, 80, passed away on Friday, August 2, 2019. She was the daughter of the late Earl P. Pentecost and Sophie C. Pentecost. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wayne A. Sprouse.

Earlene held a Virginia Certification, Endorsement in L.D. and E.D. and was a Speech/Language Pathologist. She taught in Franklin City Public Schools, Southampton Public Schools and Tidewater Academy. She was a former member of Suffolk Presbyterian Church and a current member of Surry UMC. She was a Sunday school teacher and loved singing in the choir.

Survivors include her children, David Koren (Robbie) of Ashland VA, Elysia Edmondson (Richard) of Chesapeake VA, Merri Branchaud (Phillip) of Suffolk VA, and Michael Sprouse (Angelia) of Suffolk VA, a sister, Marlene Waymack of Prince George VA, eight grandchildren, Katrina, Matthew, William, Jessica, Andrew, Jacob, Kyle and Josie, and two great grandchildren, Aiden and Wyatt.

A funeral service will be conducted by Rev. Ray Roland at R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory on Friday, August 9, 2019 at 2 PM. Place of inurnment will be held at Albert G. Horton Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery.

The family requests donations be made to Smile Train at www.smiletrain.org in their mother’s memory. Condolences may be registered at RWBakerFH.com.

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R.W. Baker & Company Funeral Home
509 W Washington St
Suffolk, VA 23434
United States


A Wonderful person, with a lovely voice, a kind heart and an example for all young women to emulate. She lived life helping others, serving her church, her community and did it all with humility and grace. I will miss her smile and laugh 😌.

Paul Harte

What a sweet lady one of Surry County's finest.

Judy Jones

So sorry to hear of Mrs Sprouse passing... she was a super sweet lady.


Dear Sprouse Family,
On behalf of the City Treasurer's Office I want to extend our sincerest sympathy on the loss of Earlene. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
Ronald H. Williams, City Treasurer and Office Staff

Ronald H. Williams

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