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Joyce Earlene Sparks Douglas
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Birth: Nov. 19, 1939
Douglas County
Illinois, USA
Death: Oct. 9, 2011
Effingham County
Illinois, USA

Joyce Earlene (Sparks) Elder Douglas, 71, of Sullivan passed away 7:55 p.m. Sunday October 9, 2011 at Evergreen Nursing and Rehab Center, Effingham.

Burial will be in Arthur Cemetery, Arthur.

Joyce was born November 19, 1939 in Arthur, the daughter of Earl and Lucille (Andrews) Sparks. She married Charles H. Elder in 1958 and he preceded her in death in 1998. She married Richard Q. Douglas in 1977 and he preceded her in death in 1998.

She is survived by her sons, Kevin (Karen) Elder of Independence, MO, Steven (fiancée Trisha Allen) Elder of Sullivan, and Tom (Linda) Elder of Sullivan; brother, Ronnie (Loni) Sparks of Nashville, TN; sister, Louise (Paul) Syfert of Percy; 8 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and 1 brother.

Full obituary printed ...
Herald & Review - Decatur, Illinois
October 12, 2011 - D4 
Family links: 
  Earl Sumner Sparks (1910 - 1993)
  Goldie Lucille Sparks (1916 - 1996)
  Richard O. Douglas (1927 - 1998)*
  Louise Joan Sparks Syfert (1937 - 2014)*
  Joyce Earlene Sparks Douglas (1939 - 2011)
  Darryl Lynn Sparks (1951 - 1970)*
*Calculated relationship
Arthur Cemetery
Douglas County
Illinois, USA
Created by: JMS
Record added: Oct 12, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 78251600
Joyce Earlene <i>Sparks</i> Douglas
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Joyce Earlene <i>Sparks</i> Douglas
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 Added: Oct. 12, 2011

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