Mozelle Cleary Sparks, 85, of Statesville, passed away Sunday, March 28, 2021, at Gordon Hospice House in Statesville.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at Reins-Sturdivant Chapel with Rev. Mike Duncan officiating. Burial will be in Piney Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. There will be a public viewing from 8 a.m. until 1:45 p.m. prior to the service at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home.
Mrs. Sparks was born Jan. 11, 1936, in Wilkes County to John and Jannie Cleary.
In addition to her parents, she was proceeded in death by her husband, Crom Sparks; and three sisters, Mabel Brooks, Verna Mayberry and Thelma Crabb.
She is survived by two sons, Stephen Sparks, and wife, Pam, of Statesville, Darrell Sparks, and wife, Susan, of Traphill; a daughter, Rita Walker, and husband, Robert, of Statesville; five grandchildren, Jonathan Sparks and wife, Summer, Jamie Walker and wife, Lindsay, Luke Sparks, Amy Sparks Essic and husband, Andrew, and Lewis Walker; three great-grandchildren, Ella Sparks, Gavin Sparks and Gemma Walker; one sister, Estelle Walker; and two brothers, John T. Cleary and Clyde Cleary.
Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Piney Grove Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 3647 Absher Road, Hays, N.C. 28635 or Gordon Hospice House, 2347 Simonton Road, Statesville, N.C., 28625.
Online condolences may be made at www.reinssturdivant.com.