Alberta <I>Sparks</I> Gillum

Alberta Sparks Gillum

Birth
Greenup County, Kentucky, USA
Death 27 May 1999 (aged 93)
Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, USA
Burial Westwood, Boyd County, Kentucky, USA
Memorial ID 23848846 · View Source
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ALBERTA GILLUM 1906-1999
ALBERTA SPARKS GILLUM,93, OF2301 FIRST STREET. WESTWOOD, DIED TUESDAY AT THE HOME OF A DAUGHTER, LILLIAN FAYE BURTON OF ASHLAND.
MRS. GILLUM WAS BORN JAN. 13, 1906,IN GREENUP COUNTY,A DAUGHTER OF THE LATE JOEL W. AND VIOLA MORRIS SPARKS. SHE WAS A FORMER TEACHER IN THE GREENUP COUNTY SCHOOL SYSTEM, A MEMBER OF WESTWOOD ENTERPRISE BAPTIST CHURCH AND MEMBER OF THE FIRST GRADUATING TEACHERS CLASS AT MOREHEAD COLLEGE.
SHE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HER HUSBAND JOSEPH ELWOOD GILLUM IN 1950; AND TWO DAUGHTERS, JEANETTE GILLUM AND JUANITA KIRK.
ADDITIONAL SURVIVORS INCLUDE A SON , HAROLD GILLUM OF GREENUP; FOUR ADDITIONAL DAUGHTERS, LORETTA HOWARD, RUTH MILLER AND AMARYLLIS McKENZIE ALL OF ASHLAND, AND BEATRICE HUFF OF THURMAN, OHIO; FIVE SISTERS; LILLIAN SPARKS AND LOTTIE HALE, BOTH OF ASHLAND, VIRGIE BURNETT AND GENEVIEVE POTTER, BOTH OF FLATWOODS AND ELSIE CRAMPTON OF MEMPHIS, TENN; 22 GRANDCHILDREN; 34 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN; AND THREE GREAT-GREAT- GRANDCHILDREN. THE FUNERAL WILL BE CONDUCTED AT 1 P.M. FRIDAY AT WESTWOOD ENTERPRISE BAPTIST CHURCH.


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  • Created by: Herschel Wayne Skaggs
  • Added: 8 Jan 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 23848846
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Alberta Sparks Gillum (13 Jan 1906–27 May 1999), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23848846, citing Dixon Cemetery, Westwood, Boyd County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Herschel Wayne Skaggs (contributor 46564082) .