Whitesburg KY

Francis Jo Spicer dies at 79



Funeral services for Frances Jo Mullins Spicer, 79, were held September 28 at Hemphill Baptist Church. Burial was in Powell Valley Memorial Gardens in Powell Valley, Va.

Born at Burdine to the late John and Sophia Mullins, she died September 23.

She was the widow of John R. Spicer.

Mrs. Spicer attended Burdine Elementary School and was graduated from Jenkins High School in 1958.

She worked at Martha Jane Potter Elementary School, and became a member of the Hemphill Baptist Church in 2000.

Surviving are a son, John Spicer and wife Anita of Ft. Myers Beach, Fla.; a daughter, Kimberly Jo Ison and husband Joseph of Richmond; five grandchildren, John Roger Spicer III and Jessica Weaver, both of Ft. Myers, Fla., Joshua Lee Standifur of Jenkins, Kori Ryne Standifur of Richmond, and Joseph Ison II of Lexington; six great-grandchildren, Brayden, Ryleigh, Nolan, Clay, Melody, and Camryn; and a sister, Katie Ruth Pass of Winchester.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, John “Bud” Mullins and Bobby G. Mullins, and four sisters, Ann Mullins, Juanita Haley, Jerry Belcher and Marie Looney.

Letcher Funeral Home of Whitesburg had charge of arrangements.

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