Lethia Virginia Sparks, 78, of Osceola, died Nov. 28, 2002, at Osceola Health Care. She was a homemaker, member of Keiser Chapel in Keiser and lifetime resident of Mississippi County.
She was preceded in death by her husband, A.C. Sparks.
Survivors include four sons, Bishop Sparks of Marie, Harold Sparks of Dyess, Jackie Sparks of Joiner and Lee Sparks of Keiser; a stepson, Hubert Sparks of Ft. Meade, Fla.; three daughters, Betty Streeter of Bassett, Judy Martin of Keiser and Elizabeth Wilburn of Wyatt, Mo.; three stepdaughters, Mable South of West Memphis, Bertha Newman of Lakewells, Fla., and Nita Kelley of West Memphis; a sister, Emma Jackson of Illinois; 22 grandchildren and 33 great-grandchildren.
Services were 10 a.m. Saturday at Wilson Funeral home Chapel in Osceola, Bro. Jerry Weathers officiating. Burial was in louise Chapel in Joiner.
Grandsons served as pallbearers.