Jacquelyn Sparks

Tuesday, May 20, 2003

SIKESTON, Mo. -- Jacquelyn C. Sparks, 75, of Sikeston died Sunday, May 18, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center.

She was born Sept. 28, 1927, at Morehouse, Mo., daughter of Cleo Freeman and Margaret Wilkins Cain. She and William E. Sparks were married July 21, 1995.

Sparks was a 1945 graduate of Morehouse High School, attended Methodist Central University in Warrensburg, Mo., and Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau.

She was a service representative with Southwestern Bell Telephone Co. 35 years. She was a member of Hunter Memorial First Presbyterian Church.

Survivors include her husband; a son, Kevin Ward of Sikeston; a daughter, Jami Geske of Matthews, Mo.; 14 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son.

Friends may call at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel from 5 to 8 p.m. today.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the chapel, with the Rev. Avon Raczkowski officiating. Burial will be in Garden of Memories Cemetery.