Obituaries » Helen G. Sprow
February 5, 1931 – September 12, 2020
Quantico National Cemetery
18424 Joplin Rd.
Triangle, VA 22172
September 23, 2020
On September 12, 2020 at 10:24 pm Helen Gertrude Lee Sprow won the victory and entered into eternal peace after a fourteen-year bout with dementia.
Helen was born on February 5, 1931 on Harrisville Rd., Woodford, MD. She was the third daughter of the late Levin Lee and Mary Dunnock Lee.
Helen was educated in Talbot County, Maryland and graduated from Robert Morton High School in Easton, MD.
Being raised in a Christian home. She accepted Christ as her personal Savior and was baptized at the Saint Paul United Methodist Church on Harrisville Rd. at an early age. After moving to the Western Shore of Maryland. She attended weekly services and events at Greater Mt. Nebo A.M.E Church, Bowie, MD. She loved doing things for the children and helping in any way she could.
In later years wanting to further her education she attended Prince Georges Community College and after graduating from there she went on to work for Prince George’s County for many years as an Eligibility Worker. After Helen’s, retirement from PG County she often commented “she enjoyed her job but, those people”.
While attending college Helen met and married William “Bill” Sprow on November 14, 1970. They made their home in Kettering, Maryland.
Helen, affectionally known as “MA Helen” had a big personality and a heart that matched. She was described as loving, caring, sweet, and would tell it like it is. She was also a comedian and if a good tune came on she was ready to dance and even sing. She enjoyed spending time with Bill as they went shopping, to church, a good play or just spend time with family.
Along with a lasting heart of gold she leaves a husband of 50 years William “Daddy Bill” Sprow, a son that she adored and loved dearly, Bruce Harris, two grandchildren that she raised for most of their lives Robert Ervin (Lynn) and Ebony Jones, and a loving sister Nona Stanley (Randolph), a nephew by marriage Rev. David A. Cunningham (Victoria) with whom she lived. A host of great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, close friends, and loved ones to cherish her memory.
The family wishes to thank Victoria Cunningham for 6 1/2 years of dedicated care and Capital Caring of Fredericksburg for taking care of Mrs. Helen Sprow during her illness.