GOLDTHWAITE ? Funeral services for James Spruell, 77, of Goldthwaite will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Stacy-Wilkins Funeral Home, with Kevin Brown and Dayton House officiating. Burial will follow in Goldthwaite Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

He died Wednesday, March 6, 2013, in Goldthwaite.

He was born May 15, 1935, in Mullin, to John Wesley Spruell and Bertie Mae Davee. He was married to Anita Ruth Thompson on June 16, 1962, in San Angelo. He worked at the Mechanic National Guard Civil Service and was a member of the Church of Christ. He served in the Army between the Korean and Vietnam War.

Survivors include his wife, Ruth Spruell of Goldthwaite; children, Carl Spruell and wife Sandra of Shallowater, Vickie Everett and husband Steve of Wylie and Paul Spruell and wife Anne of Goldthwaite; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and sister, Barbara Lawrence of Madisonville.

He was preceded in death by his brother, George Spruell.