Mozelle Cleary Sparks

January 11, 1936 ~ March 28, 2021 (age 85)


Mrs. Mozelle Cleary Sparks, age 85 of Statesville, passed away Sunday, March 28, 2021 at Gordon Hospice House in Statesville. 

Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM 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 8:00 AM until 1:45 PM prior to the service at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home. 

Mrs. Sparks was born January 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, 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, NC 28635 or Gordon Hospice House, 2347 Simonton Road, Statesville, NC 28625.

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Public Viewing
March 31, 2021

8:00 AM to 1:45 PM
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home
270 Armory Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Funeral Service
March 31, 2021

2:00 PM
Reins Sturdivant Funeral Home Chapel
270 Armory Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Interment following funeral service
March 31, 2021

Piney Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
Absher Road
Traphill, NC 28685


Piney Grove Baptist Church Cemetery Fund c/o Diana Swaim
3647 Absher Road, Hays NC 28635

Gordon Hospice Home
2341 Simonton Road, Statesville NC

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