Frances L. Sparks

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Frances L. Sparks, 76, of Fillmore, passed away Sept. 3, 2020.

She was born April 6, 1944 in McKeesport, Pa.

She was retired from Damar Services, where she worked 28 years as a skills training technician. Previous to that, she had worked for 22 years at Midland Glass Co.

Frances was a member of the Lil Istics Murat Shrine, the Hillbillies Murat Shrine and the Next Gen Murat Shrine. She was a Big Sister during her years in Shrine and was a co-director for the Shrine Circus.

She is survived by her sons Robert (Amy) Sparks and James B. Sparks; grandchildren Stephanie Sparks, Kimber Speicher, Dezarei Sutherland and Jen Sparks; and four great-grandchildren.

Frances was preceded in death by her significant other, John Blaydoe. She was also preceded in death by her daughter, Kimberly M. Jordan.

A celebration of Francesí life will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12 at First Baptist Church, 520 W. Mill St., Shelburn, IN 47879.

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