Ruby Sprouse Goes From Student To Teacher
By Kathleen Healy Schmieder
Ruby Rogers Sprouse was born just outside Brevard at the summer resort community of Sega Lake. The fourth child of John and Helen (nee Stiles), her experiences centered around family and community.
"Our family was very close. We worked hard, but had fun at the same time," said Sprouse.
The fun included a family garden, trips to Cathey's Creek for berry picking, visits to neighbors, quilting bees and church oriented activities.
Local events were a part of life year round for the family. The Fourth of July festivities at Camp Straus and Vacation Bible School filled...