Ruth <I>Maggert</I> Sparks

Ruth Maggert Sparks

Birth
Marion, Grant County, Indiana, USA
Death 11 Jan 1966 (aged 66)
Anderson, Madison County, Indiana, USA
Burial Anderson, Madison County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 138120347 · View Source
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(From the Anderson Daily Bulletin - January 11, 1966)

MARKLEVILLE - Mrs. Ruth Sparks, 66, RR. 1, Markleville, died at 5:30 a.m. today at St. John's Hospital after an illness of two months. She had been in the hospital for 39 days.

Mrs. Sparks was born July 28, 1899, in Grant County, near Marion, to John and Ada Maggert, and had resided on a farm at RR. 1, Markleville. She had been the Stanley Products agent for several years.

She was a member of the Markleville Eastern Star 353, the Madison County Democratic Club, president of the Markleville Home Demonstration Club, Riley Cheer Guild; she attended the Markleville Methodist Church, and was a member of the WSCS of the church.

Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Netta Shaffer of Markleville, and Miss Lettie Sparks of Anderson, a son, Aaron Sparks of RR. 1, Markleville; a brother, Herman Maggert of Memphis, Tenn, and a half-brother, Ruben Clanin of Marion; five grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, two uncles, an aunt, several cousins, nieces and nephews.

The body was taken to the Valorous C. Rector Funeral Home where friends may call after 7 p.m. today. Final rites will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. The Rev. Al Kundenreich, pastor of the Methodist Church, will officiate, assisted by the Rev. John K. Summers of the Ovid Community Church. Burial will be in the Anderson Memorial Park Cemetery.


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  • Created by: John Krieg
  • Added: 31 Oct 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 138120347
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ruth Maggert Sparks (28 Jul 1899–11 Jan 1966), Find A Grave Memorial no. 138120347, citing Anderson Memorial Park, Anderson, Madison County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by John Krieg (contributor 47879412) .