John Leslie "Johnny" Sparks | 1938 - 2013 | Obituary

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John Leslie "Johnny" Sparks

Born: December 31, 1938
Died: October 05, 2013

John Leslie "Johnny" Sparks, Sr., age 74, of Childress, Texas, died peacefully in his sleep at his home on October, 5, 2013.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.


John was born on December 31, 1938 , in Estelline, Tx. to J.L. Sparks and Bettie Irene Morris Sparks Pitman.

John married Edna Donnalene "Donna" Williams onDecember 7, 1956.

John worked as a mechanic. John was a loving husband and father. He enjoyed repairing cars, spending time with his family, and visiting with friends.

John is preceded in death by his parents, his wife Donna, and a younger brother Teddy Sparks.

John is survived by;
Daughter-Johnna Gray and husband Keith of Childress, Tx.

Son-John Leslie "Les" Sparks and wife Tricia of Baton Rouge, LA.

2 Grandsons-Michael Clark and wife Beka of Lawton, OK.; Chris Gray and wife Teela of Childress, Tx.

Granddaughter- Leslie Ann Sparks of Baton Rouge,LA.;

2 Great granddaughters-Samantha Clark of Lawton, OK.; Kiera Gray of Childress, Tx.

Great grandson-Zander Gray of Childress, Tx.

Sister-Quetta Mitchell and husband Robby of Lubbock, Tx.

4 Sister-in-laws- Peggy Sparks of Idalou, Tx; Edrena Bucklew of Mayflower, AK.;Molly Poole and Husband Claude of Belen, NM; Lorna Maddox and husband Gordon of Turprin, OK.

Numerous nieces and nephews

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to CRMC Hospice or Childress Meals on Wheels

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