Coltrane, Grace Evelyn Spraker

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Grace Evelyn Spraker Coltrane, age 83, passed away on Thursday, October 9, 2014 at the home of her daughter and son- in- law, Judy and Dickie Nelson, while under the care of Good Samaritan Hospice. She is preceded in death by both of her parents Maude Turner Spraker and Benjamin Eugene Spraker, two sisters, Thelma Spraker Warburton, Ruth Spraker and one brother, Ben Spraker.

She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Eugene Ray (Gene) Coltrane, her daughter, Judith Coltrane Nelson and her husband Dickie; her daughter Karen Coltrane Phillips, and her husband Randall, two grandsons Brad Nelson and wife Aibie, Blake Nelson and wife Cindy. Three great grandsons, Christopher, Travis and Jeremy and one great granddaughter, Lindsay. Two sisters, Helen Spraker Vaughan and Shirley Spraker King, and her loyal and loving dog Ernie.

Visitation will be held from 12:00 Noon until 2:00 PM – Saturday at the Bower Funeral Chapel in Pulaski, followed by a Memorial Service at 2:00 PM, with entombment at the Highland Memory Garden Mausoleum in Dublin. The family would like to thank the nurses and aids from Good Samaritan Hospice for their great care, not only for their mother but for being there for them.

A special thank you to those that have visited with her before she passed and brought food and sent flowers and cards. And a very special thank you to Lorie Nelson for all of your help and support. Thank you and God Bless You….Gene, Judy and Karen.

To send online condolences, visit Bower Funeral Home, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family.