Billie N. Sprecker, age 85, passed away March 29, 2020, at Sunrise Assisted Living of Overland Park. Due to the current virus situation, a private family graveside service will be held at 11:00am, Saturday, April 4th at Wilsey Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Wilsey Christian Church and sent in care of Sawyer Funeral Home, PO Box 273, Council Grove, KS 66846.
Billie was born December 30, 1934 in Council Grove, KS, the daughter of William and Violet Clayton Thomas. She was a graduate of Wilsey High School in 1952, along with her husband Jayde Sprecker, whom she met in the third grade, at Wilsey Grade School. After graduating she moved to Wichita, KS and was employed for several years as a secretary at a savings and loan association, until her first child was born in 1959. She was a stay at home mother until her children were raised. She was an assistant librarian at Remington High School near Whitewater, KS, until retirement in 1999. Billie was a lifelong Christian and was a dedicated volunteer at the churches where she was a member and several other charitable organizations.
Billie is survived by her husband Jayde; sons Trent Sprecker and wife Debbie, Devin Sprecker and wife Kimberly, Ryan Sprecker and wife Michelle and son-in-law Daniel Herrington; and 10 grandchildren. Billie was preceded in death by her parents, daughter Mara Herrington on March 30, 2016, granddaughter Talia Sprecker and grandson Cory Sprecker.
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