Christine Spradlin, age 81, of Stearns, passed away Monday, April 15, 2013, at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, April 18, 2013, at 1:00 p.m. in the chapel of Pine Knot Funeral Home with Bro. Mike Berry and Bro. Bill Berry officiating. She will be laid to rest at the Nancy Grave Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 6 a" 9 p.m.
Born at Hilltop in McCreary County on February 5, 1932, she was the daughter of the late Clarence and Lula (Tapley) Watters. Besides her parents, she is preceded in death by two sons, Clarence Edward and Roy Lee Spradlin, two brothers; Austin and Homer Watters, and two sisters Pauline Spradlin and Fayrene Daugherty.
Surviving family include her husband Wiley Spradlin, Sr. whom she married May 21, 1955, five daughters; Mary Keith (and Kelby), Marshes Siding, Betty Keith (and Dale), Pine Knot, Loretta Jones (and Darrell), Whitley City, Linda Spradlin, Stearns and Brenda Bryant (and Gerald), Marshes Siding, four sons; Wiley Spradlin, Jr. (wife Patricia, deceased), Whitley City, Paul Spradlin (and Karen), Whitley City, Roger Spradlin, Whitley City, Jerry Spradlin (and companion Beverly Worley), Whitley City. There are 16 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren.
Mrs. Spradlin had worked as a housekeeper at the Parkland Motel and had worked at Outdoor Venture Corporation. She was a member of the Beech Grove Baptist Church. She enjoyed gardening, cooking and canning, taking care of her home and family and going to the cabin.