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DEXTER & NORTH KINGSTOWN, RHODE ISLAND – Martha E. Sprague, 91, died December 20, 2003 at a Dexter healthcare facility. She was born July 6, 1912 at Exeter, Rhode Island, a daughter of Charles and Margaret (Buchanan) Northup. She graduated from Wickford (RI) High School and served as head teller at Old Colony Bank in East Greenwich, RI for many years. She had been a resident of Dexter for the past 16 years. Martha was a member of the Stoney Lane Baptist Church in Rhode Island and attended the First Free Baptist Church in Dexter. She was predeceased by her husband, Vernon C. Sprague, on August 7, 1996.

She is survived by a son, Harry Northup of W. Hartford, CT; 1 daughter, Joan E. Banks of Dexter; 5 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren.

Friends may call from 6-8 PM Tuesday, December 23rd, at the Crosby & Neal Funeral Home, 61 Main Street, Dexter. Visitation will be from 6-8 PM Sunday, December 28th, at Cranston’s of Wickford Funeral Home, North Kingstown, RI. Funeral services will be held 11 AM Monday, December 29th, at Stoney Lane Baptist Church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the First Free Baptist Church Sunday School program, P.O. Box 111, Dexter, ME 04930.

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