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Margaret Estes Sparks, Adair County, KY (1929-2017)

She was a beloved Adair County citizen. She was a member of Breeding United Methodist Church, where she served as Treasurer for many years. She was an Overseer of the Fudge Cemetery, a member of the Chamber of Commerce, member of the former Westlake Regional Hospital Auxiliary and had retired from Houchen's. She was the daughter of the late Holland & Della Smith Estes and the widow of J.E. "Ell" Sparks.
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Margaret Estes Sparks, 88, of Columbia, KY, died Monday, September 4, 2017 at 11:53pmCT, at T.J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow, KY.

Funeral service will be Friday, September 8, 2017 at 11amCT, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Rev. Larry Lemmon officiating. Burial in Fudge Cemetery, 847 Independence Road, Breeding, KY. Visitation will be after 5pmCT, Thursday, September 7, 2017 at the funeral home.


Margaret Sparks, Adair County, KY (1929-2017)


She was born August 29, 1929, in Adair County, KY. She was the daughter of the late Holland & Della Smith Estes. She died Monday, September 4, 2017, in Glasgow, Barren County, KY, at the age of 88 years, six days.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, J.E. "Ell" Sparks in 1985; a step-son; Willard Sparks; and an Honorary Grandson, Tony Grider.

She was a member of Breeding United Methodist Church, where she served as Treasurer for many years. She was an Overseer of the Fudge Cemetery, a member of the Chamber of Commerce, member of the former Westlake Regional Hospital Auxiliary and had retired from Houchen's.

Survivors include:
  • Two step-children: Joe Sparks of Breeding, KY; and Gayle (Jim) Crain of Greenville, IN

  • Two step-grandchildren: Cabe (Denise) Crain and Julie Meadows

  • Four step-great-grandchildren: Colton and Reagan Crain, and Celia and Corey Meadows

  • Step-daughter-in-law: Betty Sparks of Elizabethtown, KY

  • Special family members: Orvis and Shirley Grider and their daughter, Tammy Grider of Columbia, KY

  • Special friend: Kenneth Scott of Columbia, KY and his daughter, Cheryl A. Holland and family of Bowling Green, KY

  • Several other relatives and friends
Send condolences to the family of Margaret Estes Sparks

In lieu of flowers, donations to Breeding United Methodist Church or Fudge Cemetery would be appreciated, which may be made at the funeral home

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, is in charge of arrangements



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