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Shirley Loretta Sparks

Coeburn, Va.-Shirley Loretta Sparks, 84, passed away on Saturday, June 26, 2021, at her home.
She was a lifelong resident of Stone Mountain community of Coeburn, Va.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Elgin and Georgia (Riner) Sparks; two sisters, Margaret Smith and Edna Sosbe; and four brothers, John L. Sparks, Earl Sparks, Edward “Bud” Sparks and Claude Sparks.
Shirley is survived by one sister, Dorothy Hill, Wise, Va.; several nieces and nephews; and her special caregiver, Ashley Banner, Coeburn, Va.
Arrangements are private.
Gilliam Funeral Home and Crematory is honored to serve Ms. Sparks’ family.
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