Obituaries for Oct. 4, 2012

William Bolin, 35
William Victor Bolin, 35, Crabtree Road, son of Eddie and Regina Bolin, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012 at Clark Regional Medical Center, Winchester. He was born March 15, 1977 in Mt. Sterling to Eddie and Regina Conway Bolin. He was a truck driver.
Survivors include his father, Eddie Bolin, Stanton; mother, Regina Bolin, Stanton; sons, William Tyler and Jacob Alexander Bolin, both of Stanton; brothers, Scottie Bolin, Winchester and Noah Bolin, Stanton.
Graveside services were held on Friday, Sept. 28 at Stonegate Cemetery, Stanton.  Davis & Davis Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Alice Crabtree, 39
Alice M. “Sally” Crabtree, 39, of 1760 North Fork Road in Stanton, passed away Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012 following a long illness. She is survived by her husband, Brian Crabtree of Stanton; one son, Owen Jonathan Knox of Stanton; one daughter, Kylah Crabtree of Stanton; five brothers, Timothy Bline of New Albany, IN, Lonnie Bline of New Albany, IN, Glenn Bline of New Albany, IN, Frankie Bline of Tennessee, IN, John Bline Jr. of Indiana; three sisters, Rebecca Barns of Clay City, Julie Tapp of Little Rock, AR, and Betty Rogers of New Albany IN.
Visitation will be held Thursday Oct. 4, 2012 from 4 to 7 p.m. The funeral service will then begin at 7 p.m. No internment is scheduled. Services in the care of Grayson Funeral Home Inc. of Clay City.

Mary T. Gray, 92
Mary T. Gray, 92, 1969 Hardwicks Creek Road, Clay City, widow of John L. Hall and Orvel Gray Sr. passed away Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012. She was born March 3, 1920 in Powell County to the late James Robert and Lillie Rogers Townsend.
Survivors include her sons, John Garland Hall, Carlton “Bezel” and wife, Joan Hall, Boyd “Jug” and wife, Linda Hall, and Orvel and wife, Martha Gray, all of Clay City; daughters, Ethel Irene “Hook” Combs, Georgetown and Lillie and husband, Jimmy Thorpe, Clay City; eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren and two great great-grandchildren.
Services were held on Wednesday, Sept, 26 at Davis & Davis Funeral Home, Stanton by Rev. Teddy Linkous. Burial was in Stonegate Cemetery with Derek Combs, James Thorpe III, James Starr, Jimmy Abney, Homer Bryant Jr., and Barry Bryant serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were members of the Vaughn’s Mill First Church of God, Virgil Patrick, Carl Ballard, Troy Brooks, Joyce Carl, Kenny and Shannon Willoughby, and Billy Ray Strange.

Virginia Hall, 67
Virginia Hall, 67, wife of Amery Hall, passed away at Clark Regional Medical Center, Winchester. She was born May 22, 1945 in Livingston to the late Hearl and Aline Sweeney Baber.
Survivors include her husband, Amery Hall, Clay City; daughters, Angela (Willis Stacy) Marcum and Tonya and husband, JD McKinney, both of Clay City; sisters, Peggy Estes, Clay City, Mary “Liz” Patrick, Clay City, Pamela Baber, Clay City, and Tammy Baber, Winchester; grandchildren, Bobbie Creech, Dustin Skidmore, and Devin Hall; and special dog, Willy. She was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Dianna Baber.
Services were held on Friday, Sept. 28 at Davis & Davis Funeral Home, Stanton by Rev. Sam Patrick. Burial was in the Hall Family Cemetery, Frames Branch, Clay City with Angela Marcum, Tonya McKinney, James Hall, J.D. McCoy, Cleveland Hall, Tommy Baber, Chris Baber and Steve Watkins serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were Eugene Hall, Grover Larrison, Brandy, Noble and all friends from 82 Dance Hall.

Curtis Shepherd, 66
Curtis M. Shepherd, 66, of 3785 Watson Ridge, Ravenna, passed away Tuesday Sept. 25, 2012 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington. He was the founder and pastor of the Blessed Assurance Church in Stanton. He was survived by his wife, Betty Shepherd. Funeral services were held Friday Sept. 21 at Chattanooga Memorial Park in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The family requests that contributions be made in Curtis’s memory to Gideons. Services in the care of Grayson Funeral Home Inc. of Clay City.

Danny Sparks, 63
Danny Sparks, 63, of 60 Graham Street, Apt. 402, Stanton, passed away Friday Sept. 28, 2012. He was a truck driver and husband of Tina Sparks. Survivors include his wife Tina, his mother, Eva Adkins; three sons, Jonathan Sparks of Clay City, Daniel Sparks of Clay City and James Sparks of Stanton; three daughters, Tammy Wolfe of Lexington, Beth Sparks of Lexington, and Jennifer Sparks of Clay City; four sisters,  Betty Butler of Richmond, Margaret Sparks of Lexington, Linda Sparks of Lexington and Peggy Sparks of Lexington; as well as six brothers, Fred Sparks of Harrodsburg, Earl Sparks of Boonesborough, Darrell Sparks of Harrodsburg, Ricky Sparks of Stanton, Charlie Sparks of Boonesborough and John Sparks of Harrodsburg. He is also survived by 14 grandchildren and one great grandchild, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Monday Oct. 1, 2012 at the Grayson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in the West Bend Cemetery. Services in the care of Grayson Funeral Home Inc. of Clay City.

William Spencer
William Austin Dale Spencer, stillborn son of William and Tina Spencer, passed away Monday Sept. 24, 2012 at Saint Joseph East in Lexington. Graveside services were held Saturday, Sept. 29 at the Towensend Cemetery.
Services in the care of Grayson Funeral Home Inc. of Clay City.