Formerly of Lawton, MI Barbara passed away peacefully at home, Tues May 29, 2018 after a long struggle with dementia. She was born Aug 27, 1927, to the late Earl and Jennie (Kleckner), the youngest of seven children. Her four brothers and two sisters have preceded her in death. Barbara graduated in 1945 from Marcellus High School, Marcellus, MI. On Oct 14, 1948 she was united in marriage to Elmer Sprang who passed away Jan 3, 2008. Barb was a life-long member of St. Paul's and Porter United Methodist Church, Lawton. Surviving are her daughters Irene Sprang, Strawberry Plains TN and Lois (Jim) Madsen, Dandridge, TN along with many nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held Saturday, June 23, 2018 at 11 a.m. at St. Paul's United Methodist Church, Lawton, MI with Rev. Billie Dalton officiating. A luncheon will follow at the church. Interment will be handled privately at Oak Grove Cemetery as cremation has taken place. In lieu of flowers, please direct Memorials to St. Paul's United Methodist Church, Lawton or to Smoky Mountain Hospice, 506 W. Morris Blvd., Morristown, TN 37813.