Alma Love Sparks, 93, went home to be with her Lord & Savior on Monday; July 14, 2014 at Still Waters ALF. She was born in Roxboro, North Carolina to the late Andrew and Nola [Cozart] Clayton and had lived in Lake City for the past 18 years, having moved here originally from Baltimore, Maryland. She was a loving mother, grand & great grandmother who enjoyed cooking, sewing and making crafts, and serving as a member of the Lake Shore Hospital Auxiliary. Her biggest joy was the time she spent with her family, especially her grandchildren. She loved serving the Lord and was a devoted member of Columbia Baptist Church and will be dearly missed by her loving church family. She is preceded in death by her parents, her brothers, Raymond & Dameron Clayton; sisters, Eula Long, Ruby Horton, and Janie Pecarina; sons, Stephen & Sterling Sparks; daughter Denise Edwards and her devoted husband of 53 years Glenn James Sparks.
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Survivors include her son, Gary (Barbara) Sparks of Lake City, FL; daughter, Rebecca (J.Ivan) Weaver of The Villages, FL; sisters, Nettie Wrenn of Roxboro, NC and Myrtice Clayton of Charlotte, NC; grandchildren, Bethany, Stephen, and Laura; great grandchildren, Morgan, Kayla, and Conner also survive.
Private family services will be held at a later date.
GATEWAY-FOREST LAWN FUNERAL HOME, 3596 South US Hwy 441, Lake City, FL 32025. (386) 752-1954.
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Published in Lake City Reporter on July 20, 2014