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Virginia Elizabeth Sparks Bowles, Glasgow, KY (d. July 29, 2014)

She was had retired after a career as a highly respected public servant, having held the offices of Metcalfe County Treasurer, Deputy Circuit Court Clerk and Deputy County Court Clerk. She worked for the county, and held positions in state and federal government agencies. She was the daughter of the late Herbert and Inez Boston Sparks and the widow of Dalton Bowles. She leaves two direct living descendants. She was a member of Glasgow Bible Church.
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Virginia Elizabeth Sparks Bowles, age 93 of Glasgow died Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at NHC Healthcare in Glasgow, KY.

Funeral services will be held at 11amCT, Friday, August 1, 2014, at Butler Funeral Home, 201 East Street, Edmonton, KY, with burial in the Edmonton Cemetery. Visitation will be held 4pm-8pmCT, Thursday, July 31, 2014, and after 9amCT, Friday at the funeral home.

She was a former Metcalfe County Treasurer, Deputy Circuit Court Clerk and Deputy County Court Clerk. She worked for the county, state and federal government agencies.

She was preceded in death by her parents Herbert and Inez Boston Sparks. Also four brothers, Millard "Big Boy" Fillmoy Sparks, James Walter "Tootney" Sparks, Robert "Bob" Sparks and Glen Reid "Tim" Sparks, and her husband, Dalton Bowles.

She was a member of the Glasgow Bible Church.

She is survived by the following:
  • Her daughter: Jenny Lynn Thomas of Glasgow, KY

  • A grandson: Jason Thomas of Nashville, TN

  • One sister in law: Joanna Sparks of Glasgow, KY

  • And several nieces and nephews
Butler Funeral Home, 201 East Street, Edmonton, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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