John Ben (J.B.) Sparks
Posted By Sparta Live | March 25, 2002 12:00 am
John Ben (J.B.) Sparks, 77, of Unionville, formerly of Sparta, passed away March 20, 2002, at Middle Tenn. Medical Center of Murfreesboro.
Sparks attended New Life Family Tabernacle and was retired from U.S. Pen and Pencil Co.
He was the son of George Hayden Sparks and Bessie Mae England Sparks.
Sparks was preceded in death by his wife, Josephine Walker Sparks; one son, Billy Sparks; and one brother, Arnold Gene Sparks.
Survivors include two daughters, Willa Mae Hart of Unionville and Helen Bennett of Sparta; one step daughter, Judy Cook of Shelbyville; one sister, Ina Marie Thompson of Sparta; one brother, George H. Sparks Jr. of Sparta; 15 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; and 10 great-great grandchildren.
Services were held at 2 p.m., March 22, 2002, at Hillcrest Funeral Home with burial in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. Rev. Tim Atkisson officiated.
Hillcrest Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
This information is courtesy of Thurman Funeral Home.