Beverly Jean Sparks , 83, of Columbia, Tennessee, passed away on May 27, 2016. Beverly was born April 1, 1933 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. She was the daughter of the late Leroy Alfred Shingler and Ethel Catherine (Berkstresser) Shingler.
Beverly was an avid animal lover; dogs, cats, birds, whales and dolphins. She was a United States Air Force veteran, devout patriot and faithful christian. She enjoyed singing and dancing as a young woman and kept her brain and body strong by working crossword puzzles and traveling later in life. Despite her job and hobbies, she always loved spending time with her family.
To cherish her memory she leaves three children; Cheri Lee Sparks of Three Rivers, MI, Kellie L. (Marc) Kramer of Three Rivers, MI and William J. Sparks Jr. of Old Hickory, TN, five grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
Beverly was preceded in death by her parents, brother; Richard Shingler and two sisters; Mary Lou Pierce and Nancy Schonscheck.
Mom, you will be missed every day, in every way, forever and a day, until we see you again in Heaven. We love and miss you more than words can say. Love Cheri, Kellie and Billy.