Jean Marie Sprattling-Gordon, 70, of Burlington, died at 11:30 AM Tuesday, September 26, 2017, at her home.
Born May 30, 1947, in Saint Louis, MO, she was the daughter of Adolph and Mildred Bogan Faulkner. She married Tyrone Gordon in St. Louis, MO. He preceded her in death.
Jean was a retired Title 1 Math and Reading Assistant and an advocate at the Battered Women's Shelter.
She graduated from Beaumont High School in St. Louis, MO and had an Associates Degree from SCC in micro-computer software.
Survivors include one daughter, Laurence "Robin" Gordon of Burlington; two sons, Sean Sprattling of Saint Louis, MO, & Damien Gordon of Burlington; four grandsons, Tahj Gordon, Tykel Gordon, & Cameron Gordon all of Burlington, and Trevor Sprattling of Saint Louis, MO; two granddaughters, Taylor Sprattling of Saint Louis, MO, & Chatara Gordon of Brooklyn, IA; a host of nieces & nephews; and her "like a daughter", Andrea Burke of Burlington.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her life partner, one daughter, Tyrene Gordon, and one sister, Joan Faulkner.
The Graveside Committal Service for Ms. Sprattling-Gordon will be 11:00 AM Saturday, October 7, 2017 at Aspen Grove Cemetery. A time of food and fellowship will be held in the community room at Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home following the burial.
A memorial has been established for her family.