Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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July 4, 2014

Jimmy Roberts Sparks

BLAND, Va. — Jimmy Roberts Sparks, 59 of the Mechanicsburg Community, Bland went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, July 1, 2014. He was born in Welch, WV to the late Ted T. and Thelma Barton Sparks. He was a member of the Piney Ridge Pentecostal Holiness Church. He was also preceded by a sister, Kathy Irene Sparks.

Left to cherish his memory is his wife, Vanessa Elaine Sparks; one daughter and son-in-law, Angel Sparks (Dwayne) Cox, Max Meadows, VA; three sons and daughters-in-law, Jimmy Robert Evans (Sue Ann) Sparks, Ceres, VA, William (Tiffany) Blankenship, Pearisburg, VA, Ted Matthew (Heather) Sparks, Abbs Valley, VA, Tazewell, VA; two brothers, Ted (Sophia) Sparks, Tazewell, VA, Ervin (Buffy) Sparks, Kentucky; two sisters and brother-in-law, Janice (Paul) Hagerman, WV, Melba Diane Sparks, Rocky Gap, VA; 9 grandchildren, Desiree Morgan Cox, Samuel Lee Sparks, Judy Ellen Sparks, Stephanie Elaine Blankenship, Kody Dean Blankenship, Alexis Speaks, Andy Blankenship, Austin Matthew Sparks and Kaylynn Ann Sparks; special family friend, Lisa Goodman.

Funeral services will be Saturday, July 5, 2014 at 2:00 PM at the Mechanicsburg Christian Church, Mechanicsburg, VA with the Rev. Bobby Lewis and the Rev. Dennis Haga officiating. Burial will follow at the Morning Star Cemetery, Bland, VA.

The family will  receive friends at the church from 12 noon until service time.

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