News and Tribune

December 24, 2013

Ollie M. Sparks, 91; Charlestown

— Funeral services for Ollie M. Sparks, 91, Charlestown, will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 27, at the Garr Funeral Home, Sellersburg, with burial to follow at Louisville Memorial Gardens. She died Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013.

She was a homemaker, a former member of Sunny Side Assembly of God, and former resident of Yellowwood Senior Apartments.   

Survivors include her daughters, Sandy (Ronnie) Rowe, Jeffersonville, Cam (Jim) Custer, Charlestown, and Debbie (Roger) Hilbert, Charlestown; brother, Arnold (Harriett) Woodruff, Louisville; sister, Mary (Jimmy) Williams, Louisville;  grandchildren, Bill and Mike Terhune, Rob and Bruce Custer, Dwayne Hilbert and Deanna Holladay; and multiple great-grandchildren.

Ollie is preceded in death by her husband, Harold Eugene Sparks; three brothers; and one sister.

Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday and anytime after 9 a.m. until the time of service Friday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Amedisys Hospice.

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