Spruill. - Thomas Parker Spruill was born in Washington County, N. C, on the 26th day of March, 1890, joined the M. E. Church, South, in Roper, N. C, in the summer of 1904, and died at the home of his parents, near Roper, on the 9th day of August, August, 1908. This tells in brief the life story of a young man of sterling integrity, loved and respected by all. The large church was filled on the occasion of his funeral service by interested and sympathetic friends and many expressions expressions of admiration for his character character were heard. But he is not, for God has taken him, and we hope to see him again in the deathless land. F. B. McCALL.