Pauline Matney Spradling

Pauline Matney Spradling, 94, of Christiansburg, formerly of Floyd died peacefully in Blacksburg on Monday November 26, 2012. She was born August 6, 1918 in Radford, the daughter of Maiden and Thelma Matney. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Reverend Ralph M. Spradling, two brothers, Dennis and Hubert Matney. Pauline and Ralph were longtime members of Topeco and Fairview Churches in Floyd. They dearly loved their church families. She was a loving mother, and is survived by her four children and spouses, Bobby Spradling and wife Bonnie of Rocky Mt., Betty Manning and husband David of Boones Mill, William (Billy) Spradling and wife Sandra of Vinton, Rebecca Hale and husband Jerry of Christiansburg. Eight grandchildren, Angela Manning, Amy and Jeff Carter, Andrew and Kim Spradling, Jerry and Susan Foutz, Jeff and Lisa Foutz, Michelle and Tim Creasy, Kristen Hale Lewis and Gregory Lewis, and Erica Hale. Eleven great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren, two step grandchildren and three step great grandchildren. She is also survived by a sister, Margaret Pugh of Radford, and a sister-in-law, Shelby Matney of Roanoke. A special thanks to the nurses and staff at Heritage Hall Nursing Home in Blacksburg, Va. for their care during the last few months of her life, and to Mom's favorite "Nurse and Companion", her granddaughter, Erica, who helped care for her until the end, and whom mom was so proud of and who will always be her "Special Little Angel". Funeral services will be conducted at Topeco Church of the Brethren with Bro. Mike Varner officiating on Thursday November 29, 2012 at 11 a.m. Burial to follow in Topeco Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Maberry Funeral Home on Wednesday November 28, 2012 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. In lieu of Flowers, donations may be made to Topeco Church of The Brethren, Fairview Church of the Brethren or Boones Mill Church of the Brethren.

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