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Jeanne Sprouse Traughber

June 18, 1926 ~ February 4, 2022 (age 95)


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Jeanne Sprouse Traughber, 95, of Springfield, died Friday, February 4, 2022, at her home. Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday, February 9, 2022, at 2:00 P.M.  at the Springfield First United Methodist Church with Reverend Jerry Wallace officiating. Interment will follow in the Springfield Memorial Gardens with Charles “Meredith” Shannon Sr., Charlie Shannon, Jim Sprouse, Ken Mathias, John Traughber, and Allen Shannon serving as pallbearers. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, February 9, 2022, from 12:00 P.M. until hour of service at 2:00 P.M. at the Springfield First United Methodist Church.

Mrs. Traughber was born on June 18, 1926, to the late James Vincent Sr. and Mildred McMurry Sprouse, she was a devoted mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, a dedicated homemaker, supporter of Tennessee State Parks, lover of road trips, collected antiques and was an avid supporter of the Springfield First United Methodist Church. “Miss Jeanne” was a lifelong resident of Springfield. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Lloyd Fyke Traughber, son, Robert Allen Shannon, Jr., stepson, Henry Mark Traughber, and stepdaughter, Diane Elaine Highsmith.

Jeanne Sprouse Traughber is survived by son and daughter-in law, Charles Meredith Sr. and Susan Shannon of Springfield, stepson, John Raymond Traughber of Springfield, brother, James Vincent Jr. and Velma Sprouse, of El Paso, TX, sisters, Cynthea Sprouse Sexton of Cambridge, MA, Mildred “Cissie” Sprouse and Ken Mathias of Cullman, AL, grandchildren, Robert Allen III and Rena Shannon, Jennifer Shannon, Charlie and Shanda Shannon, Rachel Rhea Shannon, and great grandchildren, Caitlin Shannon, Ali Shannon, Rebecca Shannon, Philip Shannon, Olivia Shannon, and Lauren Shannon.

Her infectious laugh and beautiful smile will be everlasting in the hearts of her loved ones.

May the road rise to meet you, may the wind be always at your back, may the sunshine warm upon your face, the rains fall soft upon your fields, and, until we meet again, may God hold you in the hollow of his hand. -Irish Blessing

If so desired memorial contributions can be made to the Springfield First United Methodist Church. All donations may be sent in c/o the Robertson County Funeral Home.

Robertson County Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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February 9, 2022

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Springfield First United Methodist Church
511 Oak Street
Springfield, TN 37172

Funeral Service
February 9, 2022

2:00 PM
Springfield First United Methodist Church
511 Oak Street
Springfield, TN 37172


Springfield Memorial Gardens
4005 Memorial Blvd.
Springfield, TN 37172

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