Richard Earl Spriggs, age 70, of Cosby, died Saturday,
March 9, 2013, at the University of Tennessee Medical Center, Knoxville, TN.
He was preceded in death by his parents Charles and
Gertrude Spriggs, son Richard Earl Spriggs, Jr., and sisters Evelyn Smith,
Susie Payne, and Daisy Mae Spriggs.
He is survived by his wife Martha Luella Spriggs of
Cosby; grandchildren Natasha Spriggs of Cosby; Brittany Spriggs of Newport, and
Richard Earl 'Ricky' Springs, III, of Newport; daughter-in-law Patricia Spriggs
of Newport; brother Charles Edward Spriggs, Jr. of Cosby; sisters Iva Lee
Kloster of North Dakota, Jean Jenkins of Cosby, Martha Brent of Texas, and
Margret Cooper of Knoxville; sons of love Lacy Shults of Kodak and Tim Bryant
of Newport. Other special friends include Willie Stokely and Phillip
Family and friends will meet for a graveside service on
Thursday, March 14, 2013, at 1:45 p.m. at the Spriggs Family Cemetery for a
2:00 p.m. service.
Friends may pay their respects by visiting the Brown
Funeral Home Chapel on Tuesday, March 12, and Wednesday, March 13, 2013, from
9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
Friends may register online at www.brownfuneralhomenewport.com.
Brown Funeral Home is honored to serve the Spriggs