KINGSTON — William (Billy) Monroe Sprouse Jr, 40 of Kingston, Okla. passed away Friday, May 3, 2013 at Texoma Medical Center, Denison, Texas.
He was born on Jan. 25, 1973 in Dinuba, Calif. to William Monroe Sprouse and Lela Irene Jones Sprouse. Billy lived in California and at the age of six moved to the Marshall County area where he lived the rest of his life. He graduated from the Madill High School in 1992. Billy married Misti Woods on Oct. 19, 1994 in Little City, Okla. He worked at CM Trailers and for the past 16 years at Michelin Tire Company. Billy was a member of the Kingston First Baptist Church where he was serving as a deacon. He enjoyed fishing, gardening, reading, technology and camping.
He is survived by his wife, Misti Sprouse of Kingston, Okla.; daughters Glenna Renee Sprouse of Kingston, Acacia Leigh Sprouse of Kingston, Taylor Michelle Sprouse of Kingston; mother Linda Sprouse of Madill, Okla.; brother, Robert Sprouse of Lebanon, Okla., sister Kristy Sprouse of Madill; several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Billy was preceded in death by his father.
Visitation will be today at Watts Funeral Home, Kingston from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. with a family hour from 6 to 7 pm. Services will be Tuesday, May 7, 2013, at 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, Kingston, Okla. Steve Beebe will officiate the services. Music arranged by Hope Uhlenhake and Rodney Davis. Interment will be at the Oakland Cemetery, Oakland, Okla.
Casket bearers will be Scott Uhlenhake, Crockett Uber, Tim Miller, Jake Patterson, Wesley Thomas, Kevin Spence, David Gill and Rodney Davis. Honorary bearers will be Jeremy Shipp, Bill Woods, David Sprouse and Robert Sprouse.
Services will be under the direction of Watts Funeral Home, Madill, Okla. Condolences may be sent to wattsfuneralhome.com. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Kingston First Baptist Church Youth Department, P.O. Box 159, Kingston, OK, 73439.