Mary Jean Sparks, a resident of Henryetta, passed away March 11, 2020 in rural Henryetta, at the age of 86. She was born Sunday, June 25, 1933 in Foshee Corner, Hitchita, Oklahoma to William Albert McCullah & Verna Ethel Nunn.
Mary worked for several years at the sewing factory in Checotah, also cooked at Midway School, and worked as a home health provider. She was a member of the Hitchita Freewill Baptist Church.
She is preceded in death by her parents, William & Verna McCullah, her mother & father in law, John & Lula Sparks, a daughter, Claudia Trappman, two brothers, Buck McCullah & wife Ruby, Billy McCullah & wife Venita, three sisters, Eunice Roulston & husband Buddy, Olean Goad, & Fay Patton.
She is survived by her husband Joe Ray Sparks of Henryetta; two children, Debbie Crosby (Gary) of Henryetta, OK and Terry Sparks (Jennifer Brinker); twelve grandchildren; seventeen great-grandchildren; and ten Great-great-grandchildren. Also by a host of friends and other relatives.
Viewing for Mary will be from 5 - 8 pm, Saturday, March 14th, 1 - 8 pm, Sunday, March 15th, and 8 - 11 am, Monday, March 16th at Integrity Funeral Service.
Pallbearers will be Mary's grandchildren, Chad Crosby, Jamie Crosby, Kevin Trappman, Carrie Nixon, & Tasha Hix. Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Mary's great grandchildren.
Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m., Monday, March 16th, 2020 at Hitchita Freewill Baptist Church with Rev. George Harris & Rev. Wayne Patton. Interment will follow in Lackey Cemetery under direction of Integrity Funeral Service.
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