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Jessie Marie Sproles went to be with the Lord on Friday, Jan. 27, 2017, after an extended illness.
She was born on Jan. 28, 1927, on Turkey Creek in Bell County, the youngest daughter of John Lovell and Mary Margaret Hendrickson Lovell. Jessie was preceded in death by her parents and sisters Maude Lovell Bergdolt, Bessie Lovell Engle, Loula Lovell Creech, Willie Lovell Sproles, Phoebe Lovell Potter and Georgia Lovell Lawson.
On Oct. 26, 1949, Jessie married the love of her life, Jack Sproles. She is survived by her loving and beloved husband, by their two sons, J. Stephen (Rhonda) Sproles and G. Douglas (Sharon) Sproles; grandchildren Elizabeth Sproles, Katherine Sproles, Andrew Sproles, Adena (Nick) Sproles Foos, Margaret (Ivan) Sproles Rodriguez and two great granddaughters, Kaylee Foos and Yaretzi Rodriguez. She also leaves behind many loving nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Her funeral service will be at Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home in Corbin at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017. The clergymen will be Rev. Allen Bonnell and Rev. Bobby Joe Eaton. Burial will follow at Pine Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 30.
Messages may be sent to the family at www.vankirkgrisellfuneralhome.com.
Published on January 29, 2017
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