Dinnia ‘Dana’ T. Sprouse

Dinnia (Dana) T. Sprouse, born on November 7th, 1948 passed away on January 16th, 2023 after a fierce battle with cancer. Dana lived most of her life in the Greenville area of South Carolina. 1989 brought her and her family to the lowcountry where she happily remained until her passing. She was a devoted wife who supported her husband’s passion for coaching high school football. Dana was a caring mother who never failed to do any and everything to help her three children when they needed her. As a grandmother and great-grandmother she got the joy of loving and spoiling each child. Dana was the oldest of seven siblings. Anyone who met her will tell you that she was kind and generous to a fault.

Dana is predeceased by her parents William “Bill” Thomas and Betty Farnsworth; and a granddaughter, Halley Sterling.

Dana is survived by her husband Coach Harry Sprouse, her three children, Michelle Sterling, Michael Pace (Devon), and Heather Grenning (Kurt); 8 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.

A celebration of Dana’s life will be held on January 28th  at Saul’s Funeral Home in Ridgeland, SC at 2:00 PM. A second service will be held at Heritage Funeral Home, 313 N Main St, Simpsonville, SC on February 4th at 2:00 PM. The family will receive friends following the service.  

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to your local cancer treatment center in Dana’s name.

Condolences to the family of Dinnia ‘Dana’ T. Sprouse

  • Darlene burgess hudgins
    1 week ago

    Harry and family. Though I did not know her personally she sounded like a lovely lady.. I am sorry for your loss and wil remember you all in my prayers.

  • Judy West Ramsay
    6 days ago

    Harry, although I never had the opportunity to meet Dana in person, she and I were good Facebook friends. I appreciated and valued that friendship very much and felt that she and I had shared an “in person” friendship for many years….she was just that warm and kind in our FB friendship! I was both shocked and extremely sad when I read of her death. What a lovely lady she surely was, and the description of her in the obituary echoed my feelings of her. Please know that you and all the family will be in my prayers and thoughts now and in the days ahead.

  • H John Walter III
    2 days ago

    I am heartbroken. What a wonderfully fierce woman! My love to Harry and their children.

  • John G. Williams
    2 days ago

    Fond memories of Football, and Track throwing the shot put over the goal post. Coach Spouse Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

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