Hall Ellis Sparks age 74 of Loganville, Georgia passed away Sunday, September 16, 2018. He was born May 22, 1944 in Spruce Pine, North Carolina to Hankins and Myrtle Sparks who precede him in death. He and Ann Gentry Sparks, his wife of 54 years, were married in Charlotte, North Carolina in 1964. Hal was retired from Old Dominion Freight Line after 22 years of service. He was a member of Snellville First Baptist Church. Survivors include: Daughter – Nancy (David M.) Daniel of Gainesville, GA, Daughter – Sandra (Thomas L.) DuMay of Winder, GA, Grandchildren – Reid Daniel and Mitchell Daniel of Gainesville, GA, Amber DuMay, Brooke DuMay, and Taylor DuMay of Winder, GA, Sister – Carolyn (Carl) Diemer of Lynchburg, VA, Sister – Evelyn (Dan) Slagle of Raleigh, NC, and including several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends Thursday, September 20, at 10:00am at Snellville First Baptist, with services to follow at 11:00am and Minister Lawton Roberts officiating. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to the National Kidney Foundation, 270 Peachtree Street #1040, Atlanta, GA 30303. Online condolences can be expressed at www.wagesandsons.com

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  1. Ann, Nancy, Sandy,
    We are so sad to hear the news of Hal’s passing. He was a man of few words but great kindness and wisdom. Your family has truly touched our lives. We love you all and will be praying for you! .

    Ricky, Ann and family

  2. Sandy –
    So sad to hear of the passing of your father. I know you will miss him terribly. We will keep you and the whole family in our thoughts and prayers.

  3. We are in total shock. There was not a finer man than Mr. Hal. Remember back to our first camping trip. Your family has always meant so much to us. Mr. Hal was a true definition of a southern gentleman. He loved God and his family unconditionally. His presence will be felt deeply by our family. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  4. Ann, Nancy & Sandy our hearts go out to all of you. Sorry that we can not come to the Memorial Service, but you are in our thoughts & prayers.
    Dinell & Tammie McGahee

  5. So very sorry for your recent loss of Hal,my sympathies to the families.Jesus felt the pain and sorrow that death brings when his friend Lazarus died.John 11:33-35.

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