Michael R. Sprague, 31, of Spotsylvania County passed away on Thursday, April 30, 2020. Michael was a graduate of Colonial Forge High School and volunteered as an EMT in the community. He went on to graduate GCC with an Associate Degree in Nursing (RN). During his childhood, Michael's older brother was diagnosed with Muscular Dystrophy, which fostered the development of an empathetic and compassionate nature in Michael. His nursing career included Pediatric Home Health, Sleep Medicine, and hospital Med/Surg/Cardiac units. Everyone he came in contact with was treated with dignity and respect, and Michael never failed to bring joy and laughter wherever he went. Survivors include his fiancé, Shannon Edwards; parents John and Ginny Sprague; and siblings David and Brandon Sprague. A private service will be held on Tuesday, May 5, 2020 at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made at the Michael Sprague Memorial fundraiser for Muscular Dystrophy Association, https://www.facebook.com/donate/592247258067047/ Online guest book is available at covenantfuneralservice.com.
Patricia Redmon Coleman, 74, of Orchid Lane, King George, Va. formerly of Orange, died on Saturday, May 2, 2020 at her daughter's residence. Born February 13, 1946 in Charlottesville she was the daughter of the late Charles Warren Redmon and Alice Myra Hopkins Redmon Jacobs. She was also predeceased by her husband Stearns Lee Coleman, and a daughter Rachel C. Morris. She was a long serving member of the Orange Baptist Church and served on many committees and missions. She was an accountant with several businesses including Lacy's Florist. She was a marvelous cook and entertained with many large family gatherings. The beach was her favorite place to be !! She is survived by two daughters Stephanie Coleman Hubbell and husband Mark of King George, and Melani D. Coleman of Orange; four grandchildren Brielle Ray Morgan, Cora Morris, Jess Morris and Taylor "Gertie" Coleman; three sisters Linda Willson and husband Chris of Lexington, KY, Sharon Chewning and husband William of Orange, and Cindy Herndon and husband George of Madison; a grand dog "Doodle Bug"; and many nieces and nephews. Due to the coronavirus, burial and funeral will be private. Memorial contributions may be made to the Orange Baptist Church, 123 W. Main Street, Orange, Va. 22960. Preddy Funeral Home of Orange is assisting the family.