Spencer, TN-Mrs. Alma Jean Sparkman, age 85, passed from this life Sunday January 24, 2021 at NHC of Sparta. A Van Buren County native, Alma was born on July 26, 1935 to the late Alfred and Pearl Maynard Measles. Alma loved her family and her flowers. She attended the Church of Christ.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by husband; James Lloyd Sparkman, brothers; Burrell, Clyde, A.C., and Jim Measles, sisters; Billie Ruth Martin and Jenny Rhea Davis.
Alma is survived by her loving son Timothy Earl Sparkman, two grandchildren, two great-grandchildren five nieces, eight nephews, special brother-in-law Earl Davis, and a large extended family.
Graveside services will be held Tuesday January 26, 2021 in Spencer Town Cemetery at 2:00pm with Bro. R. C. Christian officiating. Visitation will be held Tuesday from 10:00am till 1:30pm at Layne Funeral Home in Spencer.
In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to the Spencer Town Cemetery Trust Fund for continued upkeep of the cemetery.
Please follow all COVID-19 precautionary guidelines while visiting at the funeral home and the graveside service.