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Terry Lee Sparks

Terry Lee Sparks, age 69, of Chickamauga passed away Wednesday, November 14, 2018. Born in Walker County he lived most of his life in Summerville, Georgia and graduated from Chattooga High School. A Vietnam War veteran, he proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy and continued his education graduating from Walker Tech and attended Chattanooga State. In 1972, he moved to Chickamauga where he resided until his death. Terry was a welder by trade and had a long career with Liquid Air Corporation.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond Lee “Bill” Sparks and Betty Jo Sparks.

Survivors include his loving wife of 33 years, Maybell Sparks; daughter, Shannon (Jeff) Stevens of Chickamauga; 2 granddaughters, Ashley Stevens Clayton and Courtney Stevens; 2 great-granddaughters, Asher and Ellis Clayton; sisters, Linda (Wayne) Brown of LaFayette and Martha (OW) Carpenter of Summerville; and several nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at a later date.

Arrangements are by Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, LaFayette.


  1. Linda J Glass on November 16, 2018 at 7:01 am

    Linda and Martha I am so sorry for your loss. I haven’t seen Terry in years but I always liked him.

  2. Ginger Lanier on November 16, 2018 at 2:46 pm

    Linda and Martha, I’m so sorry to read about Terry. I don’t even know the last time I ever saw him but it’s been many years ago. May God bless you all with his peace that passeth all understanding!

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