Margaret Sparks, 88, of Columbia, Kentucky, died Monday, September 4, 2017 at 11:53 P.M. at T.J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow.
She was born August 29, 1929, in Adair County, to the late Holland and Della Smith Estes. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, J.E. “Ell” Sparks in 1985, a step-son; Willard Sparks and an Honorary Grandson, Tony Grider.
She was a member of Breeding United Methodist Church, serving as Treasurer for many years, served as Overseer of the Fudge Cemetery, a member of the Chamber of Commerce, member of the former Westlake Regional Hospital Auxiliary and retired from Houchen’s
Two step-children – Joe Sparks of Breeding, Gayle (Jim) Crain of Greenville, Indiana
Two step-grandchildren – Cabe (Denise) Crain and Julie Meadows
Four step-great-grandchildren – Colton and Reagan Crain, Celia and Corey Meadows
Step-daughter-in-law – Betty Sparks of Elizabethtown
Special Family members – Orvis and Shirley Grider and their daughter, Tammy Grider of Columbia
Special friend – Kenneth Scott of Columbia and his daughter, Cheryl A. Holland and family of Bowling Green
Several other relatives and friends
Funeral service – Friday, September 8, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Rev. Larry Lemmon officiating
Burial in Fudge Cemetery in Breeding
Casket Bearers: Josh Grider, Cabe Crain, Chaz Dunn, Terry Harvey, Sammy Booher, Nick Dabney
Honorary: Jacob Grider, Jordan Grider
In lieu of flowers, donations to Breeding United Methodist Church or Fudge Cemetery would be appreciated, which may be made at the funeral home
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements