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John King Sparks

December 9, 1936 ~ January 24, 2023 (age 86) 86 Years Old
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Mr. John King Sparks, 86, of Flowery Branch, passed away Tuesday, January 24, 2023 at his residence following a period of declining health.

A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, January 27, 2023 in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Born on December 9, 1936, he was the son of the late Charles Sparks and the late Ruth King Sparks. He proudly served his country in the United States Navy. Mr. Sparks was of the Baptist faith.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Sparks was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Darnell Sparks and daughter Joan Greene.

Mr. Sparks is survived by his daughter, Mary Dyer of Flowery Branch; son and daughter in law, John Sparks, Jr, and Michele of Panama City Beach, FL; 9 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.

Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memorial Park Road, Gainesville, GA  30504 is in charge of arrangements.

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Graveside Service
January 27, 2023

2:00 PM
Memorial Park Cemetery


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