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Susan Ann Sparks

November 20, 1949 November 3, 2018
Susan Ann Sparks
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Obituary for Susan Ann Sparks

Susan Ann Sparks, 68, of Palmyra, MO passed away Saturday, November 3, 2018 at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO.

Funeral Services will be at 2:00 PM Friday, November 9, 2018 at the Lewis Brothers Funeral Chapel in Palmyra, MO. Rev. Tom Day will officiate.

Friends and family are invited to Susan's Life Celebration at a visitation from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM on Thursday, November 8, 2018 at the Lewis Brothers Funeral Chapel in Palmyra, MO.

Susan was born November 20, 1949, in Springfield, IL. Susan's adopted parents were Marion and Edna Cramer.

She was married to Jim Sparks on June 26, 1982 in Hannibal, MO. He survives.

Other survivors include one daughter, Cindy Tharp (Larry) of Hannibal, MO, three sons, Jeff Sparks (Angie), Hannibal of MO, Chris Warning (Rhonda) of Quincy, IL, and Joe "Jody" Warning (Amanda) of Quincy, IL, one brother, Paul Cramer (Donna) of Payson, IL, eight grandchildren, Lindsey, Landon, Kane, Kara, Elizabeth, Chloe, Talea and Sophia, nine great grandchildren, one cousin, Bob Hesse, and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Dick Cramer.

Most recently Susan delivered vehicles for the West Quincy Auto Auction. For many years, Susan worked in sales at Tom Boland Ford in Hannibal. Prior to that, Susan also previously worked at Motorola, Gardner Denver, the Missouri Department of Transportation and also for BASF. A talented baker, she also assisted with her friend's catering business.

Away from work, Susan enjoyed anything outdoors. Susan liked to camp with her family and work in her yard. With a love of animals Susan liked to spend time with her cats and watch the birds and animals in her yard.

A gifted cook, Susan made the best fried chicken and potato salad. Traveling, Cardinals baseball and word searches were also activities that Susan took pleasure in.

She was Catholic by faith.

Memorial contributions may be made to NEMO Humane Shelter.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

8

Nov

5:00 PM 11/8/2018 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 11/8/2018 7:00:00 PM
Lewis Brothers Funeral Chapel

424 S Main Street
Palmyra, MO 63461

Lewis Brothers Funeral Chapel
424 S Main Street Palmyra 63461 MO
United States

Service

Friday

9

Nov

2:00 PM 11/9/2018 2:00:00 PM
Lewis Brothers Funeral Chapel

424 S Main Street
Palmyra, MO 63461

Lewis Brothers Funeral Chapel
424 S Main Street Palmyra 63461 MO
United States

Memorial Contribution

Northeast Missouri Humane Society

2923 Warren Barrett Drive
Hannibal, Missouri 63401
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