Brenda Gay Sparks, 68, of Monticello died on November 7, 2017 at CHI St. Vincent Infirmary in Little Rock.
She was of the Christian faith and a homemaker.
Mrs. Sparks was born on February 16, 1949 in Drew County and was the daughter of the late Milford Laron, Sr. and Edna Maria Crews Barnes.
Also preceding her in death was her husband, Eddie Earl Sparks; and a brother, Julius Barnes.
Survivors include two brothers, Milford (Diann) Barnes of Monticello and Gary (Judy) Barnes of Warren; three sisters, Ann (Rusty) Byrd of Warren, Nelda Smith of Monticello and Cindy (Tom) Lawson of Monticello.
Graveside services will be held on Saturday, November 11 at 2:30 p.m. at Butler/Pleasant Hill Cemetery near Star City with Bro. Ray Hearron officiating. Visitation will be held on Saturday, November 11 from noon until 2 p.m. at Griffin Funeral Service in Star City.