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Doris Jean Spradley, Age: 92
Mar 08, 1930 - Apr 22, 2022

Doris Jean Spradley, 92, passed away Friday, April 22, 2022, in her Overland Park, Kansas home.


She was born in Kansas City, MO to Jesse Homer and Mildred Faye Whaley, on March 8, 1930. She was an only child.  She attended Paseo High school where she met the love of her life Jesse Calvin (Cal) Spradley. They were married on May 29, 1954.  To this union 2 children were born, Jay Camburn and Susan Kay.  She lived in Leawood Kansas for most of their marriage.  After Cal passed from ALS in 1997, she volunteered her time to the ALS Society and spent time teaching kids at the Gordon Parks Charter school cooking skills. She was very active in the John Knox Presbyterian Kirk until her health forced her to move. 


She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband Cal in 1997, and her son Jay in February 2022. Doris is survived by daughter Susan K. (Michael) Mulvaney, her daughter-in-law Vicki Spradley; grandchildren Alisha and John Mulvaney and Jeffrey Spradley; and a loving extended family.


Per her wishes, she was cremated, and the family will hold a small Memorial service at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in her memory to the ALS Society or the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Kansas or a charity of your choice.

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Services at Later Date


Nancy Canent Apr 28 ,2022

Friend ,Leawood ,Kansas

I just learned about Doris at the Forum. I can’t tell you how much I’ll miss her. She was my dearest friend. My prayers are with you and the family