She was born on July 10, 1953 in Danville, Ill. to Aaron and Rose Hardesty Bradford. She graduated from Danville, Ind. High School.
Mrs. Sparks was secretary of Clinton Falls Community Church Sunday School, the president of Christian Ladies In Action, and was a secretary at Karl L. Sparks Construction, Inc.
Surviving are her husband of 33 years, Karl L. Sparks; daughters Karla D. Little and husband Jeremy of Greencastle and Kristy L. Smith and husband Travis of Greencastle; father Aaron Bradford of Florida; brother Aaron Bradford of Avon; sister Nancy Porter and husband Rick of Indianapolis; and six grandchildren, Kaitlyn Galloway, Brianna Barger, Kylar Galloway, Brayden Barger, Bethany Miller and Blake Smith.
Her mother, stepfather Stephen Mark, and brother Mike Middleton Sr. preceded her in death.
Funeral Services will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. at Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home, with pastors Kelzo Martin, Steve Blaydes, Jim McMahon, John Wallen and Jonathan Schrader officiating. Burial will follow at Clinton Falls Cemetery.
Calling will be Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Condolences may be emailed to the family c/o firstname.lastname@example.org