Mary Lee Sproles Ortego

Mary Lee Sproles Ortego

Mrs. Mary Lee Sproles Ortego, age 71 of Winnfield, Louisiana passed away on Thursday, March 18, 2021.

Born Sunday, May 29, 1949 in Gilbert, Louisiana, she was retired from Chase Bank having worked in the banking industry for many years. She was a member of the Kisatchie Quilting Club and enjoyed sewing, reading and fishing.

Mrs. Ortego was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas James and Margaret Kennison Sproles; siblings, Lois Lawrence, Lawrence Sproles, Earl Sproles, Henry Sproles and Bill Sproles.

Those left to cherish her memory include her husband of 54 years, John Ortego; children, Steve Ortego and Tricia Wilson (Russ); grandchildren, Justin, Crystal, Devin and Emily and three great-grandchildren; siblings, Audrey Berry, Pat Reynolds and Boots Griffith; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorial services will be announced by the family at a later date.

Online condolences may be made to the family at

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