Elaine Sparks(1948 - 2013)

Elaine Sparks, 64, of Dorcas, died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013 at her home. She was born Sept. 19, 1948 in Cuba and moved to the area in 1971.

Elaine worked all phases of the construction industry until her retirement. She enjoyed gardening and fishing.

Survivors include her mother, Pauline Scott; her husband of 43 years, Jan Sparks; daughters, Melissa Sparks and Paige Sparks; brother, John Patrick Scott III (Janice); sister, Betty Sue Pinkerton; grandchildren, Michael, Corey, Allison, Madison and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

A gathering of family and friends is 6-8 p.m.Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, at Brackney Funeral Service.

Brackney Funeral Service of Crestview made arrangements.

You may share memories and offer condolences at http://www.brackneyfuneralservice.com.

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Published in The Crestview News Bulletin from Jan. 24 to Feb. 23, 2013