METROPOLIS, Ill. — Alleen F. Sparks, 91, of Metropolis died at 6:27 a.m. Tuesday, May 7, 2013, at Baptist Health Paducah.
She was a member of St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church and a homemaker and worked as a private sitter.
She is survived by one daughter, Gladys M. Sparks of Metropolis; three grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; 14 great-great-grandchildren; one great-great-great-granddaughter, and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Odis H. Sparks; one sister, and one grandson. Her parents were Grady Curry Christian and Elizabeth L. Sinclair Cleaves.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 11, 2013, at St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church with Rev. Ronnie Woods officiating. Burial will follow in Masonic Cemetery in Metropolis.
There will be no visitation.
Pettus-Rowland Funeral Home in Paducah is in charge of arrangements.