Troy Lee Sparkmon

Mr. Troy Lee Sparkmon, age 60, of Forrest City, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016, at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis, TN.

Mr. Sparkmon was born June 16, 1956 in Palestine, to the late John Henry Sparkmon and the late Fannie Mae Sparkmon.

He worked for Airtherm in Forrest City as a welder for 45 years.

Survivors include three sons, Vernon Sparkmon (Yvonne) and Troy Lamont Sparkmon, all of Forrest City, and Joseph Sparkmon (Tanesha) of Cordova, Tenn.; three sisters, Barbra Daniel of Pine Bluff, Agnes Sparkmon of Forrest City and Freddie Mae Sparkmon of El Dorado; two brothers, Willie B. Sparkmon of Forrest City and Ronnie Sparkmon (Emily) of Palestine; seven grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Jeraldine Moore, and two brothers, Robert Sparkmon and John Henry Sparkmon.

Visitation will be Thursday, Dec. 22, 2016, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., at New Eden Funeral Home Chapel.

Funeral services will be Friday, Dec. 23, 2016, at noon at Greater Mount Moriah Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Calvin Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Forrest City Cemetery in Forrest City

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