In Loving Memory of
Betty Joyce Sparke Mollohan
Born January 11, 1940 in Cherokee, Oklahoma
Mom peacefully passed away surrounded by loved ones in her home October 16, 2018 in Houston, TX
Graveside services May 25, 2019 at 11:00am Wayne Cemetery, Lewis, Kansas
Music by Micah Unruh, “In the Garden”
Betty Joyce Sparke (Mom) was the first of five children born to Milton Leo and Anith Arletta (Shaw) Sparke. Her siblings are/were Gary LeWayne (deceased), Debra Kathleen, Denise Joleen and her stillborn twin, Donna Jean. Betty grew up in Lewis, KS working along-side her Daddy in the wheat fields. She was active in 4-H, loved roller skating, an avid reader, and played the piano. Mom graduated from Lewis High School in 1958. Betty graduated from Kansas State Teachers College of Emporia ’62 with a Bachelor of Science in Business. Mom faced her final days with Grace and Dignity. She is survived by her four kids, Sheila Ann McBride, Laura Kay Deen, Michael “Tony” Anton Mollohan, and Jon Alan Mollohan and her four grandkids, Manuel Earl McBride II, Patrick Mollohan, Ashley Laurel Deen and Lauren Brooke Deen. All of whom had a unique relationship with her in their own special ways.
Arrangements by McKillip Memorial Funeral Home, Kinsley, KS.
To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven. A time to plant and a time to harvest… A time to rend, and a time to sew… Taken from Ecclesiastes Chapter 3
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