Jacqueline Sparkes, 74, of Portsmouth, died Thursday, March 29, 2017 at SOMC. She was born August 30, 1943 in Columbus to the late Harry and Ailene (Craft) Coldren.
She loved her family and loved being a grandmother.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert Sparkes, and a son, Herbert Sparkes Jr.
She is survived by her children; Kelly Sparkes, Calleen Leffler, Stormy Kraus, Brandy Sparkes, Shawn Sparkes, Missy Meejia, and Pat Sparkes. She is also survived by 17 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
Arrangements are under the direction of Melcher Funeral Home and at the convenience of the family.