Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

Obituaries

November 11, 2013

James William “Bull” Parsons - 1944-2013

WEBBVILLE — James William “Bull” Parsons, 69, of Webbville, went to be with his Lord on Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, at his residence. He was born Jan. 1, 1944, in Lawrence County, a son of the late Luther and Loura Kitchen Parsons.

James was a laborer with Local 1445, sold farm equipment and loved trains.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn Parsons in 2010; two sisters, Juda Berdene Sparks and Roberta Mae Bowling; and a stepson, Kenny Tice.

He is survived by nieces Heidi Parsons Forrest and husband Jimmy of Webbville and Juda Arlene Sparks of Cincinnati, Ohio; nephews Phillip Marcum and wife Dedera of Webbville, Jacob Marcum of Morehead and Gregory Lincoln Sparks of Grayson; brother-in-law Lincoln Sparks of Grayson; and two stepsons and two stepdaughters.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013, at Malone Funeral Home in Grayson with David Boggs, minister. Burial will be in the Rogers-Messer Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013, and from 9 a.m. to service time Thursday at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Phillip Marcum, Jimmy Forrest, Jacob Marcum, Neil Marcum, Rick Stevens and Anthony Young.

Condolences may be made to the Parsons family at malonefuneralhome.com.

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • James Michael “Blue” Johnson

    James Michael “Blue” Johnson, 63, of Huntington, formerly of Ashland, Ky., beloved father, son and brother, went to be with the Lord on July 20, 2014. He was the son of the late Lee and Willene Franklin Johnson.

    July 29, 2014

  • Ronnie G. Yates 1948-2014

    Ronnie G. Yates, 66, of Columbia, S.C., formerly of Elliott County, passed away Friday, July 25, 2014, in Northeast Providence Hospital in South Carolina.

    July 29, 2014

  • Mary I. Gollihue Rogers 1927-2014

    Mary I. Gollihue Rogers, 87, of Willard, went to be with her Lord on Monday, July 28, 2014, at her residence.

    July 29, 2014

  • Wilma Jean Gray 1927-2014

    Wilma Jean Gray, 87, of Flatwoods, previously of Zephyrhills, Fla., passed away peacefully on Monday, July 28, 2014, with her family by her side.

    July 29, 2014

  • Perry Jackson “Jack” Hollan 1932-2014

    On Monday, July 28, lifelong Ashland resident Perry Jackson “Jack” Hollan, 81, was called to his eternal rest. He passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by his family.

    July 29, 2014

  • Stacy Ruth Varney 1977-2014

    Stacy Ruth Varney of Ironton died Thursday.

    July 29, 2014

  • Burl E. Mullins 1943-2014

    Burl E. Mullins, 70, of Wellington, died Tuesday in Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.

    July 29, 2014

  • Kerrie Spradlin

    Kerrie Spradlin, 74, of Denver, died Monday at his residence.

    July 29, 2014

  • Lowell E. Hampton 1939-2014

    Lowell E. Hampton, 75, of Sandy Hook, died Saturday in Morgan County Appalachian Regional Hospital in West Liberty.

    July 29, 2014

  • Helen Thomas Walker

    Helen Thomas Walker, 86, of Grayson, died Tuesday.

    July 29, 2014