Rhonda Vernice Spurlock, 62, passed away at her home Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018, surrounded by her family.
Rhonda was born Jan. 1956, in Greenville, to Herman Aimes Spradling and Mary Elizabeth Horton Spradling.
A visitation will take place Friday, Sept. 28, 6-8 p.m., at Commerce Funeral Home, in Commerce. The funeral will be Saturday, Sept. 29, at 1 p.m., at Shady Grove Baptist Church in Greenville, with Bro. James Ralson officiating. Rhonda's niece, Vicki Griffis, will deliver the eulogy. Interment will be at Shady Grove Cemetery in Greenville.
Rhonda attended Greenville High School, and graduated in 1974. She married Marion Spurlock in Kingston, Texas on March 2, 1974, just weeks before graduating high school. Some years later, Rhonda attended East Texas State University, earning her Bachelor's degree in Interdisciplinary Studies. She worked for Whitewright and Quinlan Independent School Districts, teaching life skills to special needs students of varying ages.
In her leisure time, Rhonda enjoyed crochet and needlepoint. She was very active in her church's children's ministry, serving as the director of the Vacation Bible School for many years. She and Marion also sang in a quartet called “Joyful Sound.”
Rhonda is survived by her loving husband of 44 years, Marion; her sons, Michael Spurlock and wife Summer, and Adam Spurlock and wife Keely; grandchildren, Damon and Jacob Spurlock, and Rowan Spurlock; her mother, Mary Elizabeth Spradling; her sister, Teresa Garcia; and her brother, Danny Spradling and wife Sylvia.
She was preceded in death by her father, Herman Spradling, and a sister, Pam Spradling.
Serving as casket bearers for Rhonda will be Johnny Stovall, Shane Sampson, John Tandy, Gary Nichols, John Michael Tandy, BJ Spurlock, John Weatherford and Mark Sampson.

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