Mary Alice Springs, 82, of Sikeston, died on Tuesday, June 7, 2005, at 7:04 p.m. at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born on Nov. 25, 1922, in Stoddard County to the late Henry F. and Christine York Stanley.
She was a housewife, homemaker and a member of Tanner Street Church of God where she had been a children's Sunday School teacher for many years. She married Harold "hot Shot" Springs on Nov. 1, 1941, in Charleston, and he survives of the home in Sikeston.
Besides her husband, she is survived by four daughters and sons-in law: Kathy and Ken Shields of Sikeston, Donna Sue and Bill Wilkison of Dallas, Texas, Ruth Ann Northcutt and Les Fields of Bloomfield, and Christy and Eddie McDowell of Sikeston; 10 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren; a special niece, Martha Hilpert of St. Louis; and her special friend, Mildred Allen of Sikeston.
She was preceded in death by Homer and Bertha York, who raised her after her parents died; one twin brother; and two sisters.
Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, June 9, 2005, at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.
Services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday, June 10, 2005, in the Nunnelee Chapel with Rev. Carl Addison, pastor of the Tanner Street Church of God officiating.
Interment will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be her grandchildren and their spouses. Active pallbearers are Scott Northcutt, Chris Hodgkiss, Justin Pobst, Gary Dzurny, Barry Wallace, Romer Austria, Doug Knight, Rod Anderson. Honorary pallbearers are Megan McGill-Knight, Amy McGill Dzurny, Mauri McGill Austria, Laura Wilkison Parsons, Susan Wilkison, Jennifer McDowell Hodgkiss, Merideth McDowell Pobst, Shari Shields Wallace, Tami Shields, and Ladawn Crowe Northcutt.
Memorials may be made to Tanner Street Church of God, Music and Worship Department or Children's Ministry, 610 Tanner Street, Sikeston, Mo. 63801.