Mrs. Lillie Mae Sparks of Childersburg, Alabama died Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at Citizens Baptist Hospital, Talladega, AL where she rested until entering the arms of her Lord and Savior.
She was born May 26, 1942 in Alpine, Alabama, the third child and second daughter of William and Elizabeth Garrett. Lillie Mae Sparks was preceded in death by her husband, Deacon Will Hilton Sparks, after fifty five years of marriage. Lillie Mae and her husband raised six children with love, teaching them respect, honesty, and independence.
She leaves to cherish her memories four sons, George (Hope) Sparks of Sylacauga, AL; Curtis (Trudy Ann) Garrett of Childersburg, AL; John (Teresa) Garrett of Alpine, AL; and Wilbert Joe (Veronica) Sparks of Mobile, AL; two daughters, Juanita Hall (Stephen Farrior) of Lincoln, AL; and Dorothy (Zebedee) Swain of Stafford, Virginia; one brother, Ernest Garrett of Alpine, AL; eight sisters, Robelia Swain of Buffalo, NY; Garalene Garrett, Margaret Duncan, and Minnie Duncan all of Alpine, AL; Geneva Maple (Eddie Roy) of Talladega, AL; Annie Ray Hambrick and Henrietta Chatman both of Atlanta, GA; brother in law, Joseph “Joe Buck” Sparks; ten grandchildren, eight great grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
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