Sheila Hesters Sprole
Sheila “Darlene” Hesters Sprole, 62, passed away peacefully at home Feb. 9, 2021.
Darlene was born Oct. 10, 1958.
Darlene was born and raised in Fernandina Beach and graduated from Fernandina Beach High School, class of 1977. Darlene was born a Pirate but died a proud Yulee Coolie and wanted everyone to know that Fernandina stops at the river! Darlene worked as a caregiver at CSS, after which she was a housekeeper at The Plantation. She left there to become an executive housekeeper at Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base. Darlene really enjoyed watching any sports that her grandbabies played. She was a lifelong Republican who loved her God and country, and supported the police and military. Darlene also believed in the rights of unborn children.
She is survived by her loving husband, David “DJ Daddyo” Sprole; daughters, Brandi Sheffield Brockman, and her husband, Todd, and Tiffany Sheffield; and son, Brian Sprole, and his wife, Shannon.
Darlene was a doting grandmother to Chase Brockman, Caden Brockman, Kyle Lewis, Macie Kolb, Amiya Kolb, Adrianna Bailey, Savannah Sprole, Terry Sprole and Troy Brockman. She is also survived by her sister, Brenda Harris, and brother, Steve Hesters, and their families.
Darlene is preceded in death by her mother, Willie (Thomas) Hesters.
The family had a gathering at the family home Feb. 14, 2021, which was well attended. We pray for peace and that we will be together again. May God hold you and keep you until then.