Her family were early settlers in the community, having moved to Lake Prairie from New Hampshire in 1854. Her early education was in the country school near her home, and in Crown Point high school. She graduated from Kimball Union Academy in New Hampshire in 1895. Later she took the home economics course at Lewis Institute in Chicago.
Myra A. Little and Solomon Spry were united in marriage on March 4, 1902. Last March the golden anniversary of their wedding was celebrated at their farm home near Lowell.
Mrs. Spry was a lifelong member of the Lake Prairie Presbyterian church and for many years was an active member of that church.
She died at their home on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 27, 1952.
Surviving are her husband, Sol Spry, two sons, Neil A. and Ralph W., and nine grandchildren, all of Lowell, and a sister, Emma (Mrs. C.G. Landes) of Columbus, Ohio.
Funeral services were held Sunday, Nov. 30th at 2 p.m. in the Sheets funeral home with Rev. E.L. Worley officiating, assisted by Rev. Norman Herbert, pastor, of the Lake Prairie Presbyterian church. Interment was in the Lake Prairie cemetery.
Go to Myra Ames Little Spry, "Pioneer History Index," for further information.
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