Grace Sponsler

Grace Ann Sponsler, 46, died Wednesday, July 28, 2010.

She was born April 20, 1964, in Springfield, daughter of Bulas and Vanetta Sponsler.

Known as “Gracie” to her friends and family, she attended 13 years at Cabool Schools and graduated in 1982. She loved music, especially singing, and was offered a full vocal scholarship to the University of Missouri-Columbia that she declined.

She worked 15 years for her father at Cabool State Bank. She worked with computers and software during her banking career.

She loved her family and friends. She became an organ donor in 2000.

Grace was preceded in death by her father.

Survivors include her mother, Vanetta; two sisters, Regina Williamson and Melissa Aufner; two nieces; and three nephews.

Services were Friday, July 30, at Cabool Christian Church with Bro. Bob Martin officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Elliott-Gentry-Carder Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, Cabool Christian Church and any organ and tissue transplant organization. Online condolences may be left at

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