The Mountain Eagle
Whitesburg KY
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Rites held for Doris Sparkman



Funeral services for Doris Jean Cole Sparkman, 83, of Hallie, were held December 5 at the Bethanna Baptist Church. Burial was in the family cemetery at Hallie.

A daughter of the late Willie and Goldie Cornett Cole, she died December 2 at the Greg and Noreen Wells Hospice Care Center in Hazard.

She was the widow of Bill Sparkman, and a sister of the late Thelma Turner and Albert Wayne Cole.

Surviving are a son, David Sparkman and wife Freda of Hallie; two daughters, Patricia Henderson of Hallie, and Rita Herslip of Hazard; a brother, Vernis Cole of Sweetwater, Tenn.; three grandchildren, Farron and wife Rebecca, Michael and wife Savannah and Autumn; two great-grandchildren, Christopher and Victoria; and two greatgreat grandchildren, J.T. and Nikola.

Letcher Funeral Home of Whitesburg had charge of the arrangements.

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