The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)

April 3, 2013

Mary Springer


Wednesday, April 3, 2013 — Mary Magdeline Morton Springer, 78, of 20719 Union Grove Road, Albemarle, died at 5:25 a.m. Sunday, March 31, 2013, in Stanly Regional Medical Center.

Her funeral will be at 2 p.m. April 3 at Union Grove Baptist Church, where she was a member. Rev. David Howard and Rev. Lee Church will officiate and burial will be in Union Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.

Born Aug. 18, 1934, in Stanly County, she was a daughter of the late Oscar David Morton and Minnie Victoria Hatley Morton.

She was a 1952 graduate of Albemarle High School and graduate of Morgan Business School.

A homemaker, she loved crocheting, gardening, baking and spending time with her family.

A daughter, Carolyn Simpson, a sister, six brothers, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild preceded her in death.

She is survived by her husband, Wilton Springer; eight sons, Skippy Springer of Albemarle, David Springer of Albemarle, Terry Springer of Albemarle, Jeff Springer of Albemarle, Todd Springer of Norwood, Ernie Springer of Norwood, Rodney Springer of Albemarle and Chad Springer of Albemarle; two daughters, Elaine Fowler of Albemarle and Lynnette Hathcock of Albemarle; two sisters, Addie May Bailey of High Point and Alice Loftis of Albemarle; 26 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

The family received friends at Stanly Funeral Home from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday. The body will remain at the funeral home until taken to the church to lie in state 30 minutes prior to the hour of the service.

Memorials may be made to American Heart Association, 4217 Park Place Court, American Heart Association Building, Glen Allen, VA 23060 or American Diabetes Association, Memorial & Honor Program, PO Box 2680, North Canton, OH 44720.

Stanly Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements.

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