By: Rep. Hubert Collins
May 6, 2013
Dallas Sparkman, 79, of Willard, Ohio, died Tuesday April 30, 2013. He was born December 20, 1933 to the late Willie and Sadie Stephens Sparkman. Dallas was a believer in the United Baptist Faith and retired from MTD products.
He was the husband of Alta Ratliff Sparkman.
He was preceded in death by three brothers: Otis Sparkman, Ken Sparkman and Ted Sparkman; two sisters: Connie Mosley and one infant sister.
Dallas is survived by one son: Derek Sparkman & his wife Lurey ; one grandson: Derek Shannon Sparkman & his wife Jennifer ; and one great-grandson: William James Sparkman; brothers & sisters: Carvin Sparkman, Raymond Sparkman, Clara Prater, Allene Mosley, Arlene Scott, Paulette Crotts, Imogene Griffith & Jody Sparkman.
Funeral services were held Saturday May 4, at Nelson Fraizier Funeral Home with Bethel Bolen and Rev. Danny Hamilton officiating. Burial followed the service at Stephens Cemetery in Hueysville.
Nelson Frazier Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.