Francis Marie Sprano, 89, of Pulaski died at home on Monday, Feb. 4, 2013. She was born on Nov. 6, 1923, in Comfort, Texas, and was the daughter of the late Richard and Martha Herbst. Mrs. Sprano is survived by her husband, Edward, and brother Charles, of Tyler, Texas. Francis Marie was a tireless worker and faithful servant to her family and friends, and was sustained throughout life by her unswerving faith in God and by the love of Jesus her Lord.
Mrs. Sprano was preceded in death by her son, Jonathan, and is survived by her other children, daughter, Mary of Pulaski; son Richard and his wife, Linda of Henderson, Texas; son Michael and his wife, Dianne of Pahrump, Nev.; son Peter and his wife, Sue of Wythville, and son Timothy of Lynchburg. Special relations, Tom and Sue Hanrahan of Shelton, Conn. and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren also survive.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 8, 2013 at Southwest Virginia Veterans Cemetery, Dublin with the Rev. Jim Linkous officiating.
Arrangements by Stevens Funeral Home, Pulaski.