Harold "Jerry" Dean Sparks, Sr.

September 1, 1939February 28, 2018

Harold Dean “Jerry” Sparks, Sr. 78, a resident of Pleasant Garden passed at his home Wednesday February 28, 2018. He was born September 1, 1939 in Wilkes Co., the son of Clate and Nannie Lee Burchette Sparks. Jerry was preceded in death by his parents; two daughters, Patricia Diane Sparks, Margaret “Margie” Sparks; one son, Clate Lee “Squeaky” Sparks; his sister, Mary S. Saferight and his brother, Ronald Sparks. Jerry loved his family and was a great provider. He and Charlotte instilled great work ethics in their children. He loved race cars, motorcycle riding and working on cars, especially race cars. He loved pulling jokes on all he knew and loved bluegrass, country and gospel music. Jerry had many friends that cared for him and he helped many people himself. He made his living in dry wall and truck driving. Jerry will be missed by many! He will be forever in our hearts, although his home is in heaven now. Jerry is survived by his wife of 58 years, Charlotte Sparks; one daughter, Lynn Sparks Hutchens of Greensboro; two sons, Harold Dean “Yogi” Sparks and wife Tammy of Randleman, Ronnie “Boo” Sparks and wife Georgia of Pleasant Garden; brother-in-law Norman Saferight of Summerfield; eight grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Hanes-Lineberry Funeral Home Sedgefield Chapel conducted by the Reverend Donna Smith. Interment will follow in Guilford Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday from 1:30 p.m. until service time.



  • Visitation Sunday, March 4, 2018
  • Funeral Service Sunday, March 4, 2018


  • Interment

Harold "Jerry" Dean Sparks, Sr.

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Jerry and Toni Thornburg

March 3, 2018

So sorry to hear of Jerry's passing. He was a great friend and spent many times laughing and hearing his jokes. Our deepest sympathy to the family.

Georgia Sparks

March 3, 2018

Love and will you miss you! Until we meet again...