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Carol Sprunger

December 25, 1925 — September 9, 2021

Carol Sprunger

Carol Burkhalter Sprunger, 95, of Millington, Tennessee, formerly of Champaign, Illinois, died in the evening, Thursday, September 9, 2021, at a local care home in Tennessee.

Born December 25, 1925 in Clinton County, Indiana, west of Mulberry, she was a 1943 graduate of Mulberry High School and Lafayette Business College.  She was office manager of Culligan Soft Water Service in Lafayette for ten years before moving to Illinois where she was secretary to the minister and financial secretary of First Congregational Church of Champaign for five years.  After moving to Tennessee, she was a 4-H Club Leader and treasurer of the 4-H Volunteer Leaders Association for many years.  Following the death of her husband she did volunteer work two times a week in a nursing home.  She was a member of Trinity United Church of Christ in Mulberry.

Surviving are two daughters, Suan Sprunger and Joellen S. Dimond (husband, Lee) and a grandson, Alexander Paul Dimond, all of Millington.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Blanchard L. Sprunger; her parents, Artus Earl and Etta Maude (Harshman) Burkhalter; sister, Evelyn B. Katzman; and two brothers, Evan Alfred and Merrill Paul Burkhalter.

A public visitation will be held from 5:00pm to 7:00pm on Thursday, September 16, 2021, at the Trinity Church of Mulberry 103 S. Main Street, Mulberry, IN 46058. The funeral service will be private with a livestream available for watching at 10am on Friday, September 17, 2021, with Pastors Greg Young and Phil Whisler officiating. Livestreaming may be found at and scrolling down through her obituary to the livestream. A private burial will be in the Fair Haven Cemetery in Mulberry.

In lieu of flowers, those desiring may contribute to the Memorial Fund of Trinity Church of Mulberry, PO Box 358, Mulberry, IN  46058 or First United Methodist Church, 8029 Wilkinsville Road, Millington, TN  38053. Genda Funeral Homes in Mulberry is entrusted with the arrangements. Online condolences may be directed to

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Past Services


Thursday, September 16, 2021

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Trinity Church of Mulberry

, Mulberry, IN 46058

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Private Family Service w/ live webcast

Friday, September 17, 2021

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