OBITUARY: Mary Earline Sparkman

Mary Earline Sparkman

Mary Earline House Sparkman, age 90 of Franklin, TN passed away February 8, 2019.

After graduating from Franklin High School, Earline was a dedicated bookkeeper for CB Ragland Company for 50 years. She was a devoted member of Berea Church of Christ in the Southall Community. She was a kind, loving, and patient Christian example who will be missed by all.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Ira H. Sparkman; parents, Paul Phillip and Myrtle Louise Swaney House; step mother, Gladys House and brother, Phil House. Survived by her loving daughters, Carole (Terry) Canada and Cathy Sparkman; grandchildren, Leslie (Eric) Johnson, Ashley (Chris) Welch, Daniel (Brandi) Canada and Chloe Sparkman; 4 great grandchildren; sister, Burnetta Gary; and step brother, Bill Peach.

Funeral services will be held 2:00PM Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home, Kevin Birdwell and Buddy Victory officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Hope Cemetery. Terry Canada, Daniel Canada, Chris Welch, Eric Johnson, James Paul Gary, and Joe Spencer Gary will serve as active pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers include the Members of Berea Church of Christ. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or Churches of Christ Disaster Relief Fund. Visitation will be held 4-8:00PM Monday and one hour prior to the service Tuesday at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home, 615-794-2289