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In Lieu of Flowers the family requests memorials to Alzheimer's Association Oklahoma Chapter 2123 N. Classen Oklahoma City, OK 73106
Memorial Services Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at Bethesda Assembly of God 3101 SW 89th St, Oklahoma City, OK 73159
Mary Evelyn Sparkman entered Heaven’s gates on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at the 79. Evelyn was born November 24, 1937 in Dexter, New Mexico to her parents, Mary Jo (Brooks) and Jesse Monroe Sanders, the oldest of five daughters. After her mother passed away, Evelyn became the caregiver to her four younger sisters. On August 1, 1953, Evelyn married her lifelong sweetheart, Ronald A. Sparkman in Carrizozo, New Mexico. Evelyn and Ron were blessed with five children and together they enjoyed watching their family grow year after year. Evelyn was a loving wife, devoted mother, doting grandmother and great grandmother and dedicated homemaker who always put the needs of others before herself. In her spare time, Evelyn enjoyed watching her children and grandchildren excel at sports. An active member of Bethesda Church, Evelyn enjoyed worshiping and joining in fellowship with her church family. She will be deeply missed.
Evelyn preceded in death by her:
Husband, Ronald Sparkman;
Sister, Juanita Ruth Gagne.
She leaves behind her loving family:
Three Sons: Rex Sparkman, Scotty Sparkman and his wife, Wendy, and Harvey Sparkman and his wife, Cindy, all of Oklahoma City;
Two Daughters: Rhonda Turner and her husband, Tim of Oklahoma City and Jackie Smith of Fort Smith, Arkansas;
3 Sisters: Joyce Wade, Wanda Hays and Yvonne Runfola;
15 great grandchildren.