AMerican Veteran 11

Earnest Leon Sproles

August 29, 1930 ~ June 9, 2020 (age 89)


Earnest Leon Sproles, Sr., 89, of Big Spring, formerly of Lubbock, passed from this life on June 9, 2020.  Visitation will be held from 1:00 to 2:30 pm on Saturday, June 13, 2020 at Krestridge Funeral Home.  Graveside services will follow at 3:00 pm at Sundown Cemetery.

He was born August 29, 1930 in Lamesa to Earnest Jefferson and Lucy Irene (Gee) Sproles.  Leon was a veteran of the Korean War.  He was a retired barber.

Leon was preceded in death by his wife, Mariana Popejoy Sproles; parents; 5 brothers; and 5 sisters.

He is survived by his son, Earnest Leon (Laura) Sproles, Jr.; daughters, Patricia (Ronnie) Whitaker, Julie (Curtis) Lester, Mari (James) Clark and Lisa (Brian) King; 10 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; and 1 great great grandchild.

Arrangements are under the direction and personal care of the professionals at Krestridge Funeral Home.  (806) 897-1111

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June 13, 2020

1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Krestridge Funeral Home Chapel
505 Austin Street
Levelland, TX 79336

Graveside Service
June 13, 2020

3:00 PM
Sundown Cemetery
East 7th Street
Sundown, TX 79372

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