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203 West Main Street
Grayson, KY 41143
Phone: 606-474-5114
Fax: 606-474-0840
Gladys Ison

Gladys Marie Ison (Roark)

Monday, September 28th, 1925 - Friday, November 30th, 2018
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Gladys Marie Roark Ison

Gladys Ison, 93, of Grayson, passed away Friday, November 30, 2018 at her residence. She was born September 28, 1925 in Olive Hill, Kentucky; a daughter of the late Jarvey Lee and Carrie Kiser Roark.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Donald Ison and a sister, Eula Estep.

Gladys was a member of the Pactolus United Methodist Church where she taught Sunday school. She graduated high school in Olive Hill, Kentucky and received a teaching degree from Morehead State University. After college she was a fifth grade teacher in several elementary schools in Carter and Greenup counties
She is survived by two sons, Bobby Ison and Barry Ison both of Grayson, Kentucky; two brothers, David Roark and Sonny Mose Roark both of Grayson, Kentucky; four sisters, Pauline Harris of Campbellsville, Kentucky, Shelby Blanton of Elizabethtown, Kentucky, Donna Coleman of South Bend, Missouri and Naomi Richardson of Sinclair, Missouri; two grandchildren, Bethany Crum of Ohio, and Derrick Ison of Grayson, Kentucky; two great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at the Sparks Funeral Home in Grayson, Tom Riffe, minister. Burial will follow in the Bentley Cemetery, on Carter Caves Road near Olive Hill, Kentucky.

Visitation will be Tuesday, December 4, 2018 from 6:00 p. m. to 9:00 p.m. and after 9:00 a. m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, December 4th, 2018 | 6:00pm - 9:00pm
    Tuesday, December 4th, 2018 6:00pm - 9:00pm
    Sparks Funeral Home
    203 West Main Street
    GRAYSON, KY 41143
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  • Second Visitation

    Wednesday, December 5th, 2018 | 9:00am - 2:00pm
    Wednesday, December 5th, 2018 9:00am - 2:00pm
    Sparks Funeral Home
    203 West Main Street
    GRAYSON, KY 41143
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Wednesday, December 5th, 2018 | 2:00pm
    Wednesday, December 5th, 2018 2:00pm
    Sparks Funeral Home
    203 West Main Street
    GRAYSON, KY 41143
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    Tommy Riffe
  • Interment

    Bentley Cemetery
    Adkins Loop
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Mandy Ford (Dock Ison)

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Sending the family thoughts and prayers. Gladys was always so sweet when we would visit her and Uncle Don. Hazel Ison is my mom. Dock is my grandpa. We loved our visits. Love, Mandy

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