Mary Springs

Thursday, June 9, 2005

SIKESTON, Mo. -- Mary Alice Springs, 82, of Sikeston died Tuesday, June 7, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center.

She was born Nov. 25, 1922, in Stoddard County, Mo., daughter of Henry F. and Christine York Stanley. After the death of her parents, she was raised by Homer and Bertha York. She and Harold "Hot Shot" Springs were married Nov. 1, 1941, at Charleston, Mo.

Springs was a member of Tanner Street Church of God and was a children's Sunday school teacher many years.

Survivors include her husband; four daughters, Kathy Shields of Sikeston, Donna Wilkison of Dallas, Texas, Ruth Ann Northcutt of Bloomfield, Mo., Christy McDowell of Sikeston; 10 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a twin brother and two sisters.

Friends may call at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel from 5 to 8 p.m. today.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the chapel, with the Rev. Carl Addison officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.