James Earl Sprayberry, 70, of Duck Hill, died Wednesday, May 6, 2009 at Regional Medical Center in Memphis. He was born May 14, 1938 in Webster County, the son of James Arthur and Mary Allen Sledge Sprayberry. He was a retired farmer and member of Bradford Chapel Baptist Church. He was a Mason of McKey Lodge #488 in Slate Springs. He was a Veteran of the Army National Guard.