Drury Marvin Sparks
February 12, 1943 – July 1, 2017
New Albany-Drury Marvin Sparks, 74, passed away Saturday, July 1, 2017 at Union County Health and Rehab in New Albany. He was born February 12, 1943 in Marianna, Arkansas to Herbert Millard Sparks and Zettie Louise Howton Sparks.
A graveside service will be 3:00 p.m. Sunday, July 9, 2017 at Salem Cemetery (Salem United Methodist Church) 511 Lee Road, Palestine Arkansas 72372.
He is survived by a daughter, Tamara Brinsfield; a son, Jeffrey Sparks; six sisters, Rosalee Bernell, Willmath Louise, Nona Lee, Barbara Alice, Kathy Sue and Paula Ann; three brothers, Millard Herbert Sparks, Carl Washington and Larry Malcum; nine grandchildren, Donald Lee Ketenbrink, Megan Marie Brinsfield, Joseph Cody Brinsfield, Nicolas Scott Brinsfield, Justin Taylor Sparks, Zach Ty Sparks, Jorge Gonzales Crisna Sparks and Britney Sparks; and five great grandchildren, Larah Ty Sparks, Jeter Ketenbrink, Bentley Young, Paige Ketenbrink and Taytum Young.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Frances Marie; a brother, Bobbie Louia; and a grandchild, Dora Michelle Owens.