Mary Elizabeth "Lib" Spurlin

Wednesday, June 5, 2002

Mary Elizabeth "Lib" Spurlin, 90, of Berryville, died Saturday, June 1, 2002, at her home.

She was born March 22, 1912, in Jeffersonville, Ind., daughter of Frank W. and Anna Laura (Potter) Meyer.

Mrs. Spurlin was a homemaker and a member of the First United Methodist Church of Berryville. She was a member of various local clubs and organizations, and she was known for her volunteer work.

On March 21, 1936, she married Dr. Robert P. Spurlin, Jr. He preceded her in death, as did a grandson, Robert Stephen Spurlin; a granddaughter, Sara Elizabeth Spurlin; a brother, John K. Meyer; and a sister, Anna Meyer.

Survivors include her daughter, Marilyn Holland and husband John of Rogers; two sons, Robert M. Spurlin and wife Louise of Berryville, and John Spurlin and wife Sharon of Berryville; six grandchildren, Laura Clynch and husband Larry of Golden, Colo., John Frank Spurlin of Springfield, Mo., Mary Elizabeth Springer and husband Phillip of Lima, Peru, Carrie Dawes and husband Tony of Raleigh, N.C., Matthew Holland of Phoenix, Ariz., and Mark Holland of Little Rock; seven great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, June 5, at the First United Methodist Church in Berryville, with the Rev. Cornelia DeLee officiating. Interment will follow in the Berryville Memorial Park Cemetery, under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service.

Memorial donations may be made to the United Methodist Church Stained Glass Fund.