Published 10:19 am Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Billy Sparks

Billy Gurvin Sparks, 79, of Olive Hill, Kentucky, died Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington, Kentucky. Funeral services will be noon Wednesday at the Bowen Chapel Church in Olive Hill, Kentucky, with minister Dale Richmond, officiating. He will lie in state from 11 a.m. until time of service. Burial will follow at the Pleasant Valley Cemetery. Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. Tuesday at the Sparks Funeral Home in Grayson, Kentucky. Online condolences at

Sharon Pine

Sharon Elizabeth Pine, 53, of Chesapeake, died Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016, at St. Mary’s Medical Center, Huntington, West Virginia. She is survived by her husband, Bobby Pine. Funeral service will be conducted 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville, with pastor Steve Williams officiating. Burial will follow in Getaway Cemetery, Chesapeake. Visitation will be noon-2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Condolences may be expressed to the family at

Regina Willis

Regina Willis, 72, of Greenup, Kentucky, died Friday, Dec. 9, 2016, at Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital. The family has entrusted her care to Brown Funeral Chapel, Ironton.

Anna Craycraft

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Anna Maria Craycraft, 70, of Portsmouth, died Monday, Dec. 12, 2016, at King’s Daughters Medical Urgent Care Center, Portsmouth, after a brief illness. The family has entrusted her care to Brown Funeral Chapel, Ironton.