Opal Martin Sparks

October 14, 1922 - December 12, 2008 

Opal Martin Sparks

October 14, 1922 - December 12, 2008 

Obituary for Opal Martin Sparks

Opal Sparks (1922-2008)
Opal Martin Sparks, 86, of Ashland, Ky., died Dec. 12, 2008, at her residence.
Mrs. Sparks was born Oct. 14, 1922, in Ashland, a daughter of the late Marshall and Rosa Lee Hicks Martin.
In addition, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ersel Sparks in 2002; a brother, Laurence Vernon Martin; and two sisters, Laura Wheeler and Thelma Ison.
She worked for Clayton Lambert and was a devoted homemaker. She was a member of Ashland Heights Wesleyan Church.
Surviving are a son, Larry Sparks and his wife, Jennifer, of Ashland; two daughters, Darlene Sparks and Kathy Charlene Bowling, both of Ashland; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 15, 2008, at Steen Funeral Home-13th Street Chapel in Ashland by the Rev. Jonathan Haynes. Burial will be in Rose Hill Burial Park Mausoleum.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 14, 2008, at the funeral home.
Friends may make contributions to Community Hospice, 1538 Central Ave., Ashland, KY 41101.
Condolences may be sent to www.steenfuneralhomes.com.

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