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Gladys L. Spraker, 91, formerly of East Ridge, passed away on Thursday, April 6, 2017.

Mrs. Spraker was born on May 23, 1925 in Wytheville, Virginia to William and Cordelia Umberger. She was a longtime resident of East Ridge, most recently Spring City Care & Rehab. Gladys retired from Loveman's where she worked for over 30 years. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Hixson, and loved working in her yard with her flowers.

She was preceded in death by her husband in 1992, Jim R. Spaker who she married on November 25, 1944; sisters, Kathleen Wampler and Geneva Hancock; and brothers, Kenneth Umberger and Carl Umberger.

Surviving are her sons, Stanley (Carol) Spraker of St. Augustine, FL and Ray (Janet) Spraker of Spring City, TN; two grandsons, Derek Spraker and John Spaker; and two great-grandchildren, Alex and Beth Spraker.

Visitation will be from 12 Noon to 2 PM on Saturday at the funeral home.

Funeral Services will be at 2 PM on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at the funeral home with Rev. Stanley Combs officiating.

Burial will follow at Lakewood Memory Gardens South.