Warnie Sparkman, 48

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By The Staff

BEDFORD, Ky, - Warnie Sparkman, 48 of Bedford died Monday, Nov. 10, 2008, at the Signature Health Care Center in Bedford.

Funeral services were Thursday, Nov. 6, at Ransdell Funeral Home, Bedford, with the Rev. Louis Schuler officiating. Burial was in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Bedford.

Mr. Sparkman was born Oct. 2, 1960, in Hazard, Ky., to the late Byrum and Harriett (Hamilton) Sparkman.

He worked for Nugent Sand and Gravel. He served in the National Guard for many years. His passion was woodworking; he made many pieces, including furniture.

Survivors include two brothers, Waldon and Howard Sparkman, both of Bedford; four sisters, Janette Bowling of Decatur, Ohio, Linda Timberlake of La Grange, Ky., Cathy Roberts of Bedford and Gladys Ray of Louisville, Ky.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Verlie and Menarie Sparkman, and three brothers, David, James and Dewayne Sparkman.

Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.