DATELINE: Colerain, NC
James Gilbert Spruill, age 69, of Colerain, passed away on July 30, 2015 at his home.
He was born on April 1, 1946 to the late James Koria and Julia Mayo Spruill. Gilbert was a graduate of Bertie High School and North Carolina Wesleyen. He returned home to teach at Bertie High School for a few years then went to work for Farmers Chemical, later retiring from Resinall in Severn, NC. Gilbert was a member of the Colerain United Methodist Church, retired member of the Colerain Volunteer Fire Department, and in the past had served as a member of the town council for the town of Colerain, and is survived by numerous cousins.
A celebration of life graveside memorial service will be held on Saturday, August 15, 2015, at 11:00 am at the Hillcrest Cemetery, Colerain, NC, with the Rev. Walter Johnson officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Colerain United Methodist Church, 209 N. Academy St., Colerain, NC, 27924.
Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Spruill family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting www.garrettsykesfs.com.