Walter Lee Sparks

Walter Lee Sparks

Carter Funeral Home announces the transition of Mr. Walter Lee Sparks of Union Springs, Alabama.

Mr. Sparks, 68, transitioned into eternity, May 14, 2021 at his residence in the Hardaway Church Community.

The Commemoration of Lifebegan with a public visitation, Tuesday, May 18, 2021, beginning at 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Carter Funeral Home.

The Farewell Celebration at Graveside was held Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at 12:00 noon from the Mason Cemetery. Elder Freddie Jones of the Union Springs First Seventh Day Adventist Church delivered the message of comfort and strength.

Attendees for all visitations and services were requested to wear appropriate facial coverings and practice social distancing guidelines.

Walter L. Sparks was born September 3, 1952, to Mrs. Era Sparks and the late Mr. James L. Sparks Sr. Walter was a caring person.

He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He also had a love for carpentry.

On May 14, 2021, God said Walter it’s time for you to take your rest. Walter was preceded in death by his father James L. Sparks Sr., one sister Hailey Rose Sparks, and one brother Frank Sparks.

Cherished memories of Walter will fondly remain with his loving and devoted mother, Era Sparks of Union Springs, AL; four brothers: James (Sara) Sparks, David (Kathy) Sparks, of Bridgeport, Connecticut. Elliott J. Sparks of Huntsville, Al. and Quentin Rhodes of Philadelphia, PA; a special aunt, Dorothy Bailey of Huntsville, Al and a host of nieces, nephews cousins, friends, and a very loving church family.

The Staff of Carter Funeral Home was honored to be selected to provide End of Life Services for the late Mr. Walter Lee Sparks.

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