Class of 1952
PORTSMOUTH - Janet Oliver
Spruill, 74, of the 400 block of Kay Road, went home to be with her
Lord June 4, 2008. She was a native of Creswell, N.C. Mrs. Spruill
was a faithful member of Bethany Baptist Church, Portsmouth, where
she loved and served God until she joined West Park Church of Christ
with her husband in 2007. Mrs. Spruill held several jobs while
accompanying her husband during his military career and she retired
from civil service while working with the Coast Guard and later from
Covenant Christian Counseling Service.
Survivors include her husband, Eli D. Spruill; one daughter, Rhonda
and husband Keith Kettenring of Anaheim, Calif.; one son, Mark and
wife Teresa Spruill of Chesapeake; her mother, Louise Oliver Roach;
four grandchildren, Nate and Jenna Kettenring, Jessica and Tucker
Spruill; and a stepbrother, Linwood and wife Linda Shane and their
two chil dren, Jenny and Christie. Mrs. Spruill was predeceased by
her father, Mack Oliver; brother, William Elwood Oliver; and
stepfather, Wesley Roach.
Family visitation will be held at Sturtevant Funeral Home,
Portsmouth Blvd. Chapel, Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. and at Maitland
Funeral Home, Creswell, N.C., Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m. The funeral
conducted by Mr. Keith Lewis will be held at Philippi Church of
Christ in Creswell Sunday at 2 p.m. followed by a committal service
at the Philippi Church of Christ Cemetery.