Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

April 2, 2014

Melanie Kay Sparks

From Staff Reports
Corsicana Daily Sun

Melanie Kay Sparks passed away on Friday, March 21, 2014 in Dallas.

Celebration of Life will be held on Friday, April 11, 2014 at Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Chapel in Colleyville at 12:30 p.m.

Melanie was born on May 23, 1948 in Tokyo, Japan to James and Louise Edwards. She was a graduate of LD Bell High School in Hurst and attended Tarrant County Junior College. Melanie enjoyed fishing, she was a member of Bass n' Gal and placed ninth in the nation in the 82' classic tournament, she was also named “Rookie of the Year.” Melanie was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Melanie is survived by her loving husband of 46 years, Garry Sparks; son, Garry Sparks Jr. of Bedford; grandchildren, Camron Sparks of Corsicana, Courtney Sparks of Corsicana, Meredith Sparks of Bedford, and Michael Sparks of Bedford; sisters, Dinah Kohler and her husband Paul of Euless, and Pamela Green and her husband, Larry of Coldspring; brother, James V. Edwards Jr. and his wife, Adriana of Arlington, Va.; three nieces, three nephews, and numerous other family members and friends.