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Hudson Sparkman

April 2, 1941 — August 6, 2018

Worley-Luginbuel Funeral Home, Grove, Oklahoma, 918-786-2261.Hudson S. Sparkman, 77 year-old resident of Grove, Oklahoma, went to be with the Lord on August 6, 2018 at Freeman Hospital in Joplin, Missouri.

Hudson was born on April 2, 1941 in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was the son of Matt Sparkman and Billye Rhodes Oliver. Hudson worked in the construction industry until he was in an electrical accident which left him disabled. He didn't let that slow him down; he was always on the go. Hudson enjoyed gardening, especially the growing of tomatoes. He also loved to watch old western movies and collecting coins. Hudson was a member of Grove's First Baptist Church.

Hudson was preceded in death by his father Matt Sparkman, his mother Billye Oliver, step father Fred Oliver, his wife Frances Sparkman, his paternal grandparents Hudson S. Sparkman and Pauline Sparkman, maternal grandparents Earl Rhodes and Mable Rhodes. He is survived by his son Craig Sparkman, step son Tim Spencer, step-daughters Dolly McNorton and Tammy Spencer-Lane, two brothers; Bill Sparkman and his wife Mary Jane and Fred Oliver and his wife Barby. Hud was blessed with 7 step grandchildren and 11 step great grandchildren, and many Nieces, Cousins, Aunts and Uncles.

Services will be held at 2:00 pm, Saturday, August 11, 2018 at Grove Worley-Luginbuel Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Jim Paslay officiating. Hudson will be laid to rest in the Hickory Grove Cemetery. Online condolences can be made by viewing Hudson's Book of Memories at

Service Details

Saturday, August 11th, 2018 2:00pm, Worley-Luginbuel Funeral Home - Grove

Interment Details

Hickory Grove Cemetery

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