Sharon K. Sparks, age 73, of Centerville, Indiana, died Tuesday, October 18, 2022, at Ambassador Healthcare in Centerville.

Born October 30, 1948, in Richmond, Indiana, to Robert and Dimple Johnson McClanahan, Sharon was a resident of this area most of her life. She loved watching movies and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

Survivors include her daughter, Melissa Blackwell of Richmond, Indiana; grandchildren, Ashley, Brittney, and Savanna Blackwell, and Brihanna Sheradan; great-grandchildren, Daniel, Kaylee, Dredyn, Trevion, Abriella, and Akilah; sisters, Cindy Amburn, Joann Maggart, and Pam Wiley; brother, Howard McClanahan; nieces; nephews; cousins; and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Russell Sparks; parents; grandson, Dustin Blackwell; great-granddaughter, Audrey Blackwell; brothers, Robert McClanahan, Michael McClanahan, David McClanahan, Johnny Duncan, and Eddie Duncan. Sharon was also preceded in death by her dog, Coco.

Visitation for Sharon K. Sparks will be from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 25, 2022, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 National Road West, Richmond. Funeral service will follow at 12:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 25, 2022, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home. Burial will be in Crown Hill Cemetery.