Denton Record Chronicle
Saturday, January 13, 1934
Man Found Dead
The body of GEORGE WILLIAM SPARKS, age 56, was found hanging to a door at his home seven miles east of Little Elm Friday by FIELD TULLY, his brother-in-law, who lives in that community. An inquest was held by S. C. SEAGRAVES, justice of peace at Little Elm, who returned a verdict of suicide. Sparks had been in ill health for some time. It was thought he died some time Thursday. Sparks was unmarried and lived alone. He is survived by the following brothers and sisters, JOHN SPARKS of Frisco, Mrs. MAGGIE TALLEY of Frisco, Mrs. HELEN VAUHGN of Denton, Mrs. ANNIE NEWTON of Haskell, and Mrs. NELLIA HOSKINS of Sherman. Mr. and Mrs. G. W. MEADOWS of Denton went to the Ritter Cemetery Saturday afternoon to attend the funeral services.
Note: George William Sparks was the son of James Lewis Sparks and Mary Barbary Emberlin Sparks. He was born in Denton County.
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