We learned that Mary Brinson Spruill, 78, died yesterday. We extend our prayers and condolences to the family. She was a member of the Oriental United Methodist Church. Visitation will be at Bryant Funeral Home in Alliance from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 13. At other times, the family will receive friends at residence of Chuck and Wanda Forrest. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Nov. 14, at the Oriental United Methodist Church, the Rev. Charles Mosley officiating. Interment will be in the Spruill Family Cemetery, Oriental. Flowers are welcome, or memorial contributions may be made to the Oriental United Methodist Church, PO Box 70, Oriental, NC 28571.