Lee Vernon Spradley

Services will be at 10:00 a.m. Friday at Jones and Son Chapel in Moselle for Mr. Lee Vernon Spradley, 83, of Ellisville, who died Sept. 11, 2017. Brother Ricky Owens and Brother Glenn Shoemake will officiate, with burial to follow in the Spring Hills Cemetery at Laurel. Visitation will be 5:30-9 p.m. Thursday at Jones and Son Funeral Home in Moselle.

Mr. Spradley was a former machine operator with Beat 2 in Jones County. He was a member of the New Bethany Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his daughters Kay Broadhead and Sherry Pitts; son Dewitt Pitts; sisters Christine Thomas, Annie Jean Blackwell and Flora Mae Ainsworth Windham; brothers Therman Spradley, Austin Spradley and Clarence “Bootsy” Spradley.

He is survived by his wife Vera Mae Spradley of Ellisville; sons Lamar (Donna) Pitts of Ellisville and David (Mona) Pitts of Sandersville; daughters Becky Roberts of Ellisville and Tammy (Dusty Loper) Kelley of Laurel; sisters Ethel Knotts and Winnie Estes, both of Laurel; 18 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.