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Dennis Eugene Sparks

Dennis Eugene Sparks, age 81, 109 Banner Street, Erwin passed away on Sunday, February 14, 2016 at the Erwin Health Care Center. He was a lifelong resident of Erwin. Mr. Sparks was a son of the late Handy and Myrtle Hicks Sparks. He was an employee of American Water Heater for twenty-seven years. Mr. Spark s was a member of Love Chapel Christian Church. Other than his parents he was preceded in death by two brothers: Doug and Edward Sparks.

He leaves behind to cherish his memories, wife of fifty-eight years, Edith Jean Sparks; one son, Dennis James Sparks and wife, Lorraine; one brother, H.J. Sparks and wife, Berdie; one sister, Patsy Sparks; one sister-in-law, Alice Sparks; two nephews: Steven Sparks and wife, Tonya, Todd Rogers and wife, Vickie; one niece, Gina Haun all of Erwin.

The family will receive friends from 1:00 P.M until the hour of service Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at the Robert Ledford Funeral Home Chapel. Reverend Steven Edward Sparks will officiate at the 2:00 P.M. service. Interment will follow in the Evergreen Cemetery.

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Robert Ledford Funeral Home, 720 Ohio Avenue, Erwin, is privileged to serve the Sparks family. (423) 743-1380.