of Batesville, AR
January 30, 1925 - December 18, 2022
Raoul Webster Spragg, 97, of Batesville passed away December 18, 2022.He was born January 30, 1925 in Long Pine, Nebraska to Elliot W. Spragg and Ruth (Hill) Spragg.Raoul was a retired farmer and a member of Cord Baptist Church. He loved building things and had a shop full of tools to work on things.Survivors include one daughter, Karen Craft (Ken); one brother, Scott Spragg; two sisters, Muriel (Peggy) Cole, Shirley Newton; two grandchildren, Steve Craft, Nathan Craft (Mendy); three great-grandchildren, Natalie Craft, Brianna Blakley, Aspyn Craft, as well as several nieces and nephews.He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Donald; three sisters, Legathel, Rula, Ruby; and one great-grandson, Blaine Blakley.Pallbearers are Bobby Dunehew, Steve Lightsey, Lackey Moody, Chuck Osborne, Mitch Sharp and Larry Williams.The family wishes to extend a very special thank you to the staff of Wood-Lawn Heights Nursing Home and Caring Hands Hospice for the excellent care they have provided for our family member and for the kindness and compassion shown to our entire family.Funeral services will be held Tuesday, December 27, 2022 at 2:00pm at Cord Baptist Church with Bro. Jeff Childers officiating. Burial will follow at Hopewell Cemetery.Visitation will be from 1:00pm until 2:00pm prior to the service.In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Cord Baptist Church, P.O. Box 126, Cord, AR, 72524.
Karen and family, I am so sorry to hear about your dad. What A blessing to spend Christmas in Heaven. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
I am sorry for your loss. May God's peace be with you and your family.
So sorry to learn of your loss. Praying for comfort & peace today & in the days to come.In His love.....
Dear Karen & Ken, Just learned about the passing of your father. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Love to all of you and your family. Bobby & Connie
So sorry for your loss. My love and prayers are with you through the days ahead. Love you.
Eternal rest grant unto him O Lord and let perpetual light shine upon him. May the souls of all the faithful departed, through the Mercy of God, rest in peace, Amen.
I remember coming to your house when I was a little girl and you coming in from the fields.Always with a kind word to say. Now you’re in Gods fields. Lots of good memories Prayers with the family at this time.
Sad but not sad for your loss. He is in no more pain and in a much better place...My heart is sad for you, Karen ,my dear friend and classmate...but keep the good memories. I have to work tomorrow, but my thoughts and prayers will be with you...