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Sunday, December 14, 2008

Kenneth Springs Funeral Services

Mr. Kenneth Springs (Scat) 68, born on February 8, 1940 and departed this life on Saturday, December 13, 2008 at Wellmont Bristol Regional Medical Center.

Mr. Springs was a retiree from Bristol Compressor in Bristol, VA and a member of New Hope Baptist Church. He was the lead singer for “The Scat Cats” band and a Veteran of the United States Army.

Mr. Springs was preceded in death by his parents’ Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Lester and Janie Springs, Davidson, NC; son, Curtis Springs; brother, Carl Springs; two sister, Loretta Davis and Betty Brown.

He is survived by his loving and faithful wife, Mrs. Azarene Springs; six daughters, Vanessa Springs, Atlanta, GA, Tonia Draper, Surgoinsville, TN, Sherika Springs, Bristol, VA, Lamara Young-Butler, Bristol, VA, Santina Young, Bristol, VA and Archenia Shaw, Bristol, VA; five sons, Kenneth Wayne (Kelly) Springs, Sr., Nashville, TN, Kenneth Springs, Jr. Knoxville, TN, Jamie (Whitney)Springs, Kingsport, TN, James Young and Lafonda Young, Bristol, VA;

Eleven granddaughters, eight grandsons; three brother, Terry Springs, Davidson, NC, John (Bettina)Springs, Ocala, FL, and Erving Springs, Atlanta, GA; one sister Barbara Springs, Bristol, TN; a devoted sister-in-law, Rosa (John) Smith; a devoted brother in-law, Harrison (Alice) Cooke Columbus, GA; several nieces and nephews and a host of friends

Funeral Services for Mr. Kenneth Springs will be conducted at 12 noon Friday, December 19, 2008 at the Lee Street Baptist Church, 1 Mary Street, Bristol, VA with Rev. William J. Reid, officiating. Interment will follow at VA National Cemetery, Mnt. Home, TN. The family will receive friends from 11:00 am till the hour of service.