Elizabeth “Louise” Spring, age 94, of Great Cacapon, W.Va., went home to be with the Lord peacefully on Saturday, October 15, 2022 at her home, while under the care of Hospice of the Panhandle.
Born January 25, 1928 in Port Homer, Ohio, she was a lifetime resident of Great Cacapon, W.Va.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Ellsworth Lee Spring; and brothers, James Leon Spriggs and Wayne Edwin Spriggs and sister, Mary Lee Bauserman.
She was the daughter of the late Harry Edwin Spriggs and stepfather, Boyd Lafayette and mother, Madeline Evelyn Parlett Spriggs Dawson.
She is survived by one brother, Steven Richard Dawson and four daughters, Susan Hardesty (Brent), Dawn Kyne (Randy), Roxanne Spring (Scott) and Deborah Weaver (Mark); and grandchildren, Erin, Brandon, Brandy, Chasity, Brigitte, Joshua, Matthew and Elizabeth and 16 great-grandchildren.
Louise was a 1947 graduate of Berkeley Springs High School and a member of the Evangelical United Brethren and Calvary United Methodist Church. She retired after 25 years of service as postmaster, Great Cacapon, W.Va. Louise was a former employee long distance operator with C & P Telephone, Baltimore, Md.
She served on the Morgan County Board of Education, Morgan County Department of Health, Senior Life Services and the Eastern West Virginia Community Foundation. She was a Hospice Liaison and Volunteer; a member of Ye Towne of Bath NSDAR and Berkeley Chapter #77 Order of the Eastern Star. Louise received the State of WV Order of the 35th Star for community service awarded by Senator Manchin. She organized and chaired the Calvary United Methodist Church Food Pantry/Mission (Shepherds Cupboard’s) and helped plan and create Memorial Garden, dedicated to Calvary United Methodist Church and community.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Monday, October 24, 2022 at Calvary United Methodist Church, 5317 Central Avenue, Great Cacapon, W.Va. with Lay Speaker Scott Kesecker officiating. Interment will be in Mt. Nebo Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Panhandle, 330 Hospice Lane, Kearneysville, WV 25430.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.helsley johnsonfh.com.
Arrangements are being handled by Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 95 Union Street, Berkeley Springs, WV.