Linda M. Sparks, age 70, of Kokomo, Indiana, passed away at 2:43 p.m. on Monday, July 13, 2020, surrounded by the ones who loved her the most.

She was born on November 2, 1949, in Shoals, Indiana, the daughter of Donald and Dolores (Pridemore) Cannon. She married Donald Wayne Sparks on May 23, 1975, in Terre Haute, and he survives.

Linda was a graduate of Shoals High School. She was also a graduate of Vincennes University and Indiana State University. She worked for the United States Postal Service for over 15 years, and also worked as an Ophthalmic Assistant for an eye doctor in Terre Haute. She cherished the time she spent with her family. She loved to travel and loved her pets.

She is also survived by her mother, Dolores Cannon; sons, Tyler Sparks and wife Hannah and Brian Sparks and wife Quartnie; grandchildren, Carter Sparks, Levi Sparks, Lexi Horst and Nolan Sparks; siblings, Tom Cannon and wife Linda Sue, Mike Cannon and wife Rita, and Sandra Cannon and David Harmon; and one niece, Audra Pierce and husband Jason.

Linda was preceded in death by her father, Donald Cannon.

A private funeral service was planned at the Shirley & Stout Funeral Home & Crematory, 1315 W. Lincoln Road, in Kokomo.

Memorial contributions may be made in Linda’s memory to the Kokomo Humane Society.

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