BELMONT, MS – Donnie Doyle Sparks, 67, died Monday, November 8, 2021 at his residence. He was born in Tishomingo County, MS and worked in manufacturing.
Services will be Friday, November 12, 3 p.m. at Deaton Funeral Home Chapel, Belmont, MS with Haskell Sparks officiating. Burial will be in New Bethel Cemetery, Belmont, MS. Deaton Funeral Home, Belmont, MS will be in charge of arrangements.
He is survived by three children – Steven Lee Sparks (Amber), Scott Elliott Sparks (Briana Michele) and Felecia Nicole Schafer Sparks; his friend and caregiver – Charlotte Sparks; four grandchildren – Tara Brooke Sparks, Salem Rainn Sparks, Nora Mae Norigehna and Magnolia Blaire Sparks; five brothers and sisters – Jimmy Sparks (Rita), Barbara Jarnigan, Paul Sparks, Charlotte Hester (Jess) and David Sparks (LaVonda) and a host of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jessie Willard and Florene Newell Sparks and two brothers, Kelly Sparks and Phillip Sparks.
Pallbearers will be Josh Mitchell, Steven Sparks, Scott Sparks, Ben Guin, Bill Pardue, Anthony Malone and Jessie Hester.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, st.jude.org.
Visitation will be Friday, November 12, 1-3 p.m. at Deaton Funeral Home, Belmont, MS.