|Birth: ||May 14, 1935|
|Death: ||Jun. 18, 2010|
Freddie Lou Sparks, 75, of Silsbee, Texas,died June 18, 2010 at Silsbee Convalescent Center.
Freddie was born May 14, 1935 in Port Acres, Jefferson County, Texas, the sixth living child of Adeline Mary Bostert and Marion Monroe Sparks.
The family moved shortly after her birth to Groves, Texas, where they resided until February 1944 when the family moved to Silsbee, Hardin County, Texas. She began school in Groves and graduated in 1952 from Silsbee High School. She went to work shortly thereafter at Silsbee Dry Goods and in October 1954 went to work for East Texas Pulp and Paper Mill in Evadale, before the mill began production in December 1954. She retired in 1995 after 41 years of service. Freddie went to work for Hardin County as County Auditor and remained until her retirement in 2003.
Freddie and Frank Anderson 'Poncho' Barclay married November 23, 1962 and they remained residents of Silsbee until his death May 19, 1995.
Freddie is survived by their two sons, Frank 'Andy' Barclay, Jr. and Bronson Monroe Barclay and his wife Cassie; seven grandchildren; one sister, Rosie Reed and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Poncho of 32 years, three brothers Marvin, William and Robert Sparks and one sister, Dorothy Mae Turner.
Freddie was a charter member of Pinecrest Baptist Church and was an active member of Silsbee Lions Club.
Source: R S Farmer Funeral Home, Silsbee, Texas; June 18, 2010.
Marion Monroe Sparks (1888 - 1958)
Adeline Mary Bostert Sparks (1895 - 1988)
Rosie Ellen Sparks Reed (1917 - 2013)*
Marvin Monroe Sparks (1919 - 1987)*
Freddie Lou Sparks Barclay (1935 - 2010)
Created by: Judy Blacksher
Record added: Jun 18, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 53836570
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