Whitesburg KY

Betty Jo Ison succumbs at 71

Betty Jo Ison, 71, died May 28 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington.

Born at Sparkman Branch at Pippa Passes, she was a daughter of the late Marion and Maude Sparkman. She was the widow of Delmus Ison, and a sister of the late Junior Sparkman, Rankin Sparkman, and Jimmy Sparkman.

Funeral services were held May 31 at the Isom Presbyterian Church. Burial was in the Isom Cemetery.

She is survived by a daughter, Angela Webb and husband Tuffy; a son, Roger Ison and wife Rebecca; two grandchildren, Corbin Del Ison and Jillian Rose Ison; Abbie Adams and Jane Adams; a brother, Bill Sparkman and wife Kathy, Xenia, Ohio; and four sisters, Vivian Adams, Taylor, Mich.; Creva Jewell Hall and husband Millard, Riverside, Ohio; Mary Back and husband Bryan, Hamilton, Ohio; and Peggy Collins and husband Dale, Redfox.

Letcher Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.

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