Clayton Earl Sprague of Horseshoe Bend departed this life Sept. 21, 2004, in Calico Rock, at the Community Medical Center of Izard County.
He was born June 6, 1918, in Utica, N.Y., the son of Floyd and Lillian Cole Sprague.
He worked for General Electric as a supervisor in Washington, Iowa, from where he retired.
He was a member and also past president of the Lions Club of Morriston, Ill.
He was a 50-year Mason of Morrison, Ill.
He was a member of the United Methodist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Lenora of the home in Horseshoe Bend; one son, David Sprague and his wife, Judy, of Shepherd, Mich.; one daughter, Nancy Sprague of Dennison, Texas; one brother, Lucian Sprague of Oneida, N.Y.; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a grandson.
Memorial services will be announced at a later date with arrangements by Horseshoe Bend Memorial Chapel.