Lyla Sparkman

Hamilton County

Lyla Mae Sparkman, 96, of Chattanooga, went home to be with her Lord Jesus Christ on Thursday, June 27, 2013.She was born in Van Buren county, Tenn.Lyla was a member of Red Bank Baptist Church for over 58 years.Lyla was preceded in death by her husband, Donald C. Sparkman; mother, Ethel Simmons Measles; father, Bill Measles; two brothers; and four sisters.Lyla is survived by her son, Donald (Suanna) Sparkman; daughter, Debbie Mowery; granddaughter, Angie (Chris) Ellis; grandsons, Donny (Lara) Sparkman, Todd (Michelle) Sparkman; sister, Elizabeth Hillis; 11 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.The family will receive friends from 1 until 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 30, at the North Chapel Chattanooga Funeral Home.Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Sunday, June 30, at the North Chapel Chattanooga Funeral Home with the Rev. Sam Greer, and Bill Harvey officiating.Burial will be in Hamilton Memorial Gardens.Memorial contributions can be made to the Senor Adult Ministry, Red Bank Baptist Church, 4000 Dayton Blvd,, Chattanooga, TN 37415.Please share your thoughts and memories at are by Chattanooga Funeral Home Crematory & Florist, North Chapel, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson, TN 37343.

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