|Birth: ||Jun. 15, 1928|
|Death: ||Feb. 10, 2010|
Mrs. Irene Morris Sparks
June 15, 1928 - February 10, 2010
Collins Lake, GA
Mrs. Irene Morris Miller Sparks, age 81, died on Wednesday, February 10, 2010 under the care of Ogeechee Area Hospice. The native and lifelong resident of Bulloch County, she attended Stilson School and married Coleman Miller from Stilson and lived on the farm until his death in 1961. She later married Cecil Sparks and moved to Statesboro in the Collins Lake area. She was employed by Braswell Foods for several years and a homemaker for most of her life. She was a member of Pine Grove Baptist Church and the WMU. She had a great love for fishing and gardening. She was preceded in death by her husbands, a daughter, Inez Conner, her son-in-law, Bobby Massey, two granddaughters, Tina Wilson and Tammy Beckum; her parents Henry C. and Ester Cribbs Morris; two sisters, Margaret Bryant and Juanits Morris and two brothers, Daniel Morris and William (Bill) Morris.
Surviving are a son and daughter-in-law Ivey and Elaine Miller of Stilson; a daughter and son-in-law, Peggy and Randy McDonald of Vidalia; two step-sons and their wives, Greg and Louise Sparks of Bamberg, SC, Ronnie and Joanie Sparks of Brooklet; a stepdaughter, Holly Sparks of Bamberg, SC; four sisters, Marie E. Morris of Metter, Louise (James) Rigdon of Metter, Catherine (Mack) Lynn of Cobbtown, Virginia Murray of Savannah; 13 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren, and two great great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
The visitation will be held on Thursday from 6:00pm until 8:00pm at Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home.
The funeral service will be held on Friday at 1:00pm in the Chapel of Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home with Rev. Gene Currin officiating.
Burial will be in Bulloch Memorial Gardens.
The pallbearers are Steven Miller, Shawn Conner, Manuel Alojado, Jr., Johnny Sparks, Brian Graham, Ivey Beckum and Aaron Rowe.
The honorary pallbearers will be the Deacons of the Pine Grove Baptist Church.
Bulloch Memorial Gardens
Created by: nu2ga
Record added: Sep 25, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 59177702
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