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Georgia Roark Sparks

Mrs. Georgia Roark Sparks passed away at 8:24 p.m., Saturday, March 30, 2019 at her home in Osgood. Most of her family was present to say goodbye and send her on her journey to meet our savior Jesus Christ. She was born at the Margaret Mary Community Hospital in Batesville on September 30, 1955, the daughter of Lue and Arnie Caudill Roark. She was married to Michael Sparks on October 31, 1998 and he survives. 

Other survivors include two daughters Marcia (Perry Collett) Stearns and Cindy (Greg) McIntosh both of North Vernon; two granddaughters Haylee Ballard and Zoey McIntosh;  one stepson Shawn (Delise) Sparks of Springboro, Ohio; two stepdaughters Angie (Jay) Biddle of Butlerville, and Leslie Sparks of Harrison, Ohio; five brothers Harley Roark and James Roark both of Holton, Joe Roark of Osgood, John Roark of Madison, and Mark Roark of Linefork, Kentucky; five sisters Bonnie Kieffer of Holton, Thelma Osborn of Vevay, Tina Wingate of Bennington, Bonita Halcomb of Linefork, Kentucky, and Martha Hammons of Canaan. She was preceded in death by her parents, and her sisters Anna Mae Ahu, Ola Simon, Dana Craig, and Eula Sizemore. 

As a child and young woman Georgia attended the Little Memory Old Regular Baptist Church. She loved to fish, play games on the computer, and watch the birds from her back deck. Mostly, Georgia loved her children and grandchildren. She spent endless hours entertaining and educating her granddaughters. She leaves an emptiness in our lives that cannot be filled.