Jerry Allen Sparks, 71

Jerry Allen Sparks, 71, of Wabash, died at 2:14 p.m., Saturday, May 2, 2020 at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne.  He was born Nov. 7, 1948 in Morehead, Kentucky to Levi Sr. and Mary (Conley) Sparks.

Jerry married Eileen L. Zook in Wabash, on June 10, 1967. He worked at Vice Brothers Foundry 12 years. Jerry was a member of the Wabash Free Will Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Eileen L. Sparks of Wabash; three children, Jennifer (Bill) Chaplin of Wabash, Cory Sparks of Hawaii, and Mary Dale (Todd) Gray of Wabash; three grandchildren, Stephanie (Jason) Smith of Andrews, Tyann Chaplin of Wabash, and Brittany N. (Juan) Ibarra of San Angelo, Texas; 3 great grandchildren, and several brothers and sisters.  He was preceded in death by his parents; his granddaughter, Courtney Elaine Gray; and several brothers and sisters.

Private graveside services will be at Mississinewa Cemetery, Somerset with Rev. Tim Webb officiating. Arrangements by Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, Wabash.

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Posted on 2020 May 04