Obituaries

Obituaries

Nellie Winsor Huhs Sparks 1912 - 2005 Perry

Services for Nellie Winsor Huhs Sparks, 93, rural Perry, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Rock Creek Bible Church north of Meriden. Burial will be in Newman Rose Hill Cemetery west of Perry.Mrs. Sparks died Monday, July 4, 2005, at her home.She was born April 20, 1912, in Gove County, the daughter of James Andrew and Cora Ellen Bretton Winsor. She moved from Dover to rural Perry in 1941.Mrs. Sparks was a homemaker and farmer. She was a member of the Missouri Horse, Mule and Pony Drivers Assn.She married Gus Henry Huhs on March 5, 1930, in Admire. He died in February 1965. She married Charles Edward Sparks on April 29, 1977. He survives, of the home. Other survivors include three daughters, Irene M. Dannar, Waynoka, Okla., Norma J. Larson, Perry, and Donna L. Akors, Perry; three sisters, Helen Hunsecker, Topeka, Cleo Pearl, Loveland, Colo., and Cora Brody, Naugatuck, Conn.; 12 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.Two sons died earlier, Gerald G. Huhs in 1999 and John Huhs on July 3, 2005.The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Barnett Funeral Home in Oskaloosa.The family suggests memorials to the Johnson Cancer Center at Kansas State University, 1 Chalmers Hall, Manhattan 66506, or Jefferson County Friends of Hospice, sent in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 416, Oskaloosa 66066.