GOLDEN, MS – Kelly Dean Sparks, 71, passed away Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at his residence. He was born in Belmont, MS and worked as an auto body painter. He was a member of New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church.
Graveside services will be Saturday, April 4, 2 p.m. at New Bethel Cemetery with Haskell Sparks officiating. Deaton Funeral Home, Belmont, MS will be in charge of arrangements.
He is survived by five children-Tamara Sparks, Tony Sparks, Michelle McMinn, Lacey Crum and Emma Sparks; five grandchildren-Hunter Wigginton, Trenton Wigginton, Alex Sparks, Wyatt Smith and Blaize Smith; his wife-Tina Sparks and brothers and sisters-Jimmy Sparks, Barbara Jarnigan, Paul Jack Sparks, Charlotte Hester, Donnie Sparks and David Sparks.
He was preceded in death by his parents-Jesse Willard and Gracie Florene Newell Sparks and one brother-Phillip Sparks.
Pallbearers will be Willie Smith, Jeff Mills, Lanny Gasaway and Kevin Sparks.