Col. Don Williams Sparks WALLACE – Col. Don Williams Sparks, age 48, died June 20, 2007. Born in Ashland, KY, he was the son of Don H. and Minnie J. Driggers Sparks. Don was a graduate of The Citadel in the class of 1981, and received his master’s degree from Troy State University. He was retired from the U.S. Air Force with 26 years of service. Surviving are his parents of Wallace, SC; his children, Miles Sparks and Alexis Sparks, both of Albuquerque, NM, and Desiree Sparks of Charleston, SC; two sisters, Jacqueline Ruth Boone of Lugoff, SC, and Donna K. Oelhafen of Irmo, SC, and three nephews. Funeral services will be held on Friday June 29, 2007, at 2:00 p.m. at Norton Funeral Home of Cheraw, with interment in Chatham Hill Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.
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