Vearl Sparkman

Obituary of Vearl Sparkman

IN LOVING MEMORY OF VEARL (SINCLAIR) SPARKMAN Vearl (Sinclair) Sparkman, beloved daughter of James and Mary (Walton) Sinclair, was born August 31, 1912, in Wapanuka, Oklahoma, and passed away August 9, 2019, at the Andbe Home in Norton, Kansas, at the age of 106. Vearl moved with her family by covered wagon to Lyndsay, Oklahoma, where she attended country school to the 8th grade. On February 15, 1934, Vearl and Knox Sparkman were united in marriage in Lyndsay. They made their home in Wewoka, Oklahoma until 1940 when they moved to Los Angeles, California. In 1963 they moved to Edmond, Oklahoma, where they owned and operated the local Tasty Freeze. They moved back to Lyndsay and finally to Norcatur, Kansas in 1980. Vearl was a member of the Norton Christian Church. She enjoyed writing stories about her life, cooking, crafts, and quilting. Her greatest love of all was her family, especially her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren. Survivors include: two daughters, Mary Jo Horesky, Norton; Alice Jones, Norton; 11 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren; many other relatives and friends. Vearl is rejoicing in heaven with her parents; husband, Knox; one son, Kenney; two brothers; three sisters; and two son-in-laws, Bob Horesky and Francis Jones. GRAVESIDE SERVICE – Wednesday, August 14, 2019 – 10:30 A.M. PLACE – Norcatur Cemetery – Norcatur, Kansas VISITATION – Tuesday, August 13, 2019 from 5:00 P.M until 7:00 P.M. at Enfield Funeral Home in Norton. MEMORIALS – Vearl Sparkman Memorial Fund or Northwest Kansas Hospice Services
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