Whitesburg KY

Services held for Vergellan Divine

Vergellan Divine, 92, of Gordon died October 5 at Harlan Appalachian Regional Hospital.

A native of Letcher County, she was a retired hairdresser and a member of the Hurricane Gap Old Regular Baptist Church.

She was a daughter of the late Henry and Susie Smith Sumpter, the mother of the late Cinda Karjala, and infant twins; and a sister of the late Sidus Brunous, Shelby Sumpter, and Reo Huron.

Survivors include four children, Glen Sparkman and wife Labarida of Gordon, Dale Divine and wife Margie of Newport News, Va., Tony Divine of Gordon, and Debbie Wintermantel and husband Fred of Tabb, Va.; three sisters, Kirksie Matherly, of Delphia, Roxie Sumpter of Gordon, and Murriel Barger and husband Bill of Hallie; grandchildren, Kyle and Doug Hamlin, Brett Sparkman, Dean Divine, Erick Wintermantel, Joshua Divine, Kent Hamlin, Sloan Hamlin, Jimmie Sparkman, Darby Divine, Bridget and Bryan Wintermantel; 16 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren

Funeral services were held October 9. Burial was in Sumpter Memorial Garden at Gordon.

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