Mr. Samuel L. Spry - spry2

Spry Funeral Home
P. O. Box 996
804 Highway 72
Athens, Alabama 35612

(256) 232-2622
Fax (256) 233-0495

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Spry Funeral Home was founded by Samuel Lowe Spry Sr. in 1919. Mr. Spry spent his early childhood years living in Cairo (Kay-ro) of western Limestone County.

For High School Community Education, Mr. Spry moved to neighboring Rogersville, Alabama where he first was introduced the funeral service, working with and living with the local funeral director at that community.

After high school graduation, Mr. Spry served his military service in World War I, primary in France. After service he returned to the Cairo and Rogersville Communities where he again persuaded funeral service.

Mr. Spry's Mortuary education included school in Nashville, Tennessee with this education Mr. Spry was on of the first embalmers in this area to perform embalming in the homes of the deceased.

Mr. Spry's commitment to funeral service expanded to several funeral homes throughout North Alabama a long the way developing an Insurance Burial Company.

Mr. Spry was also an avid cattle farmer for many years, raising register Charlois.

After Mr. Spry's failing health, ownership of the funeral home came under the leadership of his son James Spry. Now the funeral home is under the ownership of Greg and Jimmy Spry, the third generation of Spry's in funeral service.


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