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Sparkle Cleveland Stafford Benson Ballantine
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Birth: Jun. 7, 1903
Sullivan County
Indiana, USA
Death: Apr. 30, 1975
West Palm Beach
Palm Beach County
Florida, USA

Daughter of Benjamin Cleveland and Ora Endemile (Robbins) Cleveland.

Married to Arista George Stafford on April 6, 1922. Mother of Leon William and Leland Robert Stafford.

Married to an unknown man with the surname Benson.

Married to Marion Humphrey Ballantine. Mother of Frances Joan Ballantine.


Mrs. Sparkle Cleveland Ballantine

Mrs. Sparkle Cleveland Ballantine, 72, West Palm Beach, Fla., and former resident of Sullivan, died Wednesday at her residence.

She is survived by one daughter, Joan Ballantine, West Palm Beach; twin sons, Ret. AF Capt. Leland Stafford, Gulfport, Miss., and Ret. US Navy Capt. Leon Stafford, Yokohama, Japan; one sister, Mrs. Ruth Henderson, Sullivan; one brother, Paul Cleveland, Carlisle; seven grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be held Saturday, May 3 at 1:00 p.m. at the Quattlebaum-Holleman-Burse Funeral Home in West Palm Beach, Florida. Burial will be at Hill Crest Cemetery.

Family links: 
  Benjamin Cleveland (1859 - 1933)
  Ora Endemile Robbins Cleveland (1870 - 1935)
  Leon William Stafford (1923 - 2003)*
  Leland Robert Stafford (1923 - 1976)*
  Frances Joan Ballantine (1943 - 1977)*
  Lillie N. Cleveland Wells (1893 - 1927)*
  Ira Martin Cleveland (1895 - 1970)*
  Ruth Cleveland Henderson (1897 - 1980)*
  Paul Christopher Cleveland (1900 - 1982)*
  Sparkle Cleveland Stafford Benson Ballantine (1903 - 1975)
  Ellard Quinton Cleveland (1905 - 1949)*
*Calculated relationship
Hillcrest Memorial Park
West Palm Beach
Palm Beach County
Florida, USA
Created by: Big Sam & Little Sam
Record added: Feb 27, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 48871897


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