Memorial service set for flight nurse killed in helicopter crash

Jim Spruiell

Jim Spruiell died on Sunday, November 19.

Posted: Dec 4, 2017 1:56 PM

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) – North Mississippi Medical Center will host a memorial service for the hospital’s chief flight nurse who died in a helicopter crash in Arkansas.

Jim Spruiell died on Sunday, November 19.

The memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, December 13 at The Orchard on Coley Road in Tupelo.

Spruiell, 61, of Sulligent, Alabama, was one of three people who died in the crash.

The service is open to the public.

His friends and coworkers have established the Jim Spruiell Memorial Scholarship in his memory. To donate, click here.

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