Tex Houston Sparks


June 17, 1941 - May 14, 2019

Tex Houston Sparks, 77, of Carbon Hill, passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2019, at his residence.

The family will receive friends today, May 16, 2019, at 5 p.m. at Collins-Burke Funeral Home, with funeral services following at 7 p.m. in the Collins-Burke Chapel. Burial will be at Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Fayette County. Stan Mills will officiate.

Mr. Sparks was preceded in death by his father, Samuel Sparks; mother, Ollie Rutledge Sparks; brothers, Thomas Sparks and Vaughn Sparks; and wife, Linda Tidwell Sparks.

He is survived by his daughter, Karen Sparks; son, Paul Richard Sparks; and grandchildren, Kassidy Kiker, Dakota Kiker, Austin Sparks and Katie Sparks.

Collins-Burke Funeral Home, Jasper; 205-384-5571