93 year old Fairfield resident, Laura Irene Spray, passed away at 4:00 am Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at Aperion Care in Fairfield.
Laura was born November 10, 1925 in Edwards County to Edwin H. and Harriet (Knakmuchs) Ahlfield. She married Marvin Spray on March 29, 1942 in Kirkwood, Missouri and he preceded her in death on January 28, 1992.
Laura was a homemaker and worked for Red & White Grocery Store in the Deli department in Fairfield from 1993 until her retirement.
Laura is survived by three daughters, Joyce (Frank) Buchanan of Fairfield; Shirley (Bill) Irvine of Geff; and Jean Moore of Mt. Vernon; three brothers, Herman (Mary) Ahlfield of Pana, Enoch Ahlfield of Mason City and James Ahlfield of Olney and one sister, Lura Briggs of Olney; 13 grandchildren and several great and great great grandchildren also survive along with many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one daughter, Pauline and nine siblings.
A memorial service for Laura Irene Spray will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, October 25, 2019 at Nale’s Funeral Home in Fairfield. Interment of ashes will follow in Maple Hill Cemetery. There will be no visitation.
Nale’s Funeral Home of Fairfield is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences maybe left for the family at www. nalesfuneralhome.com
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