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