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Dorothy Mae Sparks, 93, formerly of Ashland, passed away, Thursday, April 13, 2017, in Kindred Hospital in Tomball, Texas, after an extended illness.
Dorothy was born Dec. 20, 1923, in Ashland, to the late Edgar and Nancy Moyer McClelland.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded by her husband of 54 years, Bernard Sparks in 1998; four brothers, Thomas, Donald, Harold and Clyde; and three sisters, Nancy, Mildred and Mary.
She is survived by a son, Daniel L. (Janet) Sparks of Cypress, Texas; her grandchildren, Daniel L. (Sherry) Sparks II of Magnolia, Texas, Pamela (Mike) Kuhn of Cypress, Texas; five great-granddaughters, Victoria (Craig) Taylor of Spring, Texas, Lillian Sparks of Magnolia, Texas and Addison, Emily and Carys Kuhn, all of Cypress, Texas; two brothers, Curtis McClelland of Catlettsburg and Jack McClelland of Ashland; and two sisters, Margaret Morgan of Rock Camp, Ohio and Martha Edwards of Ashland; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at Steen Funeral Home Central Avenue Chapel in Ashland. Burial will be in Rose Hill Burial Park in Ashland.
Visitation for family and friends will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be sent to steenfuneralhome.com.
Published on April 15, 2017
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