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3701 East 7th Street
Joplin, MO 64801
Phone: (417) 781-1711
Fax: (417)-781-3916
Marguerite

Marguerite "Sis" Sparrow

Thursday, October 13th, 1927 - Monday, November 11th, 2019
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Marguerite “Sis” Sparrow, age 92, of Joplin, MO, passed away on Monday November 11, 2019, following an illness.

Marguerite was born on October 13, 1927 in Galena, KS, the daughter of the late Vera (Crank) Spell and Sidney Spell. She has been a lifetime area resident. She worked many years as an operator for Southwestern Bell Telephone Company. She was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church. She was also a member of the Southwestern Bell Pioneers. She loved interior decorating, shopping, fashion, and reading.

Marguerite married Daniel M. Sparrow on December 31, 1950. He preceded her in death on June 21, 1994. She was also preceded in death by four brothers, Jack Wade, James Wade, twin brother, Floyd Wade, and Dean Spell.

She is survived by her sister, Susan “Suse” Felker, Carl Junction, MO; a sister-in-law, Patria Spell, Carl Junction, MO; and several nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be 2:00 p.m. Thursday at Ozark Memorial Park Cemetery. Randy Corp will officiate. Friends may call during regular visiting hours. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be given to Fellowship Baptist Church.
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  • Visitation

    Location
    Friends May Visit During Regular Hours at Mason-Woodard
    Address
    3701 East 7th Street
    Joplin, Missouri 64801
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  • Graveside Service

    Thursday, November 14th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    When
    Thursday, November 14th, 2019 2:00pm
    Location
    Graveside - Ozark Memorial Park Cemetery
    Address
    415 N. St. Louis
    Joplin, Missouri 64801
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  • Interment

    Thursday, November 14th, 2019 |
    When
    Thursday, November 14th, 2019
    Location
    Ozark Memorial Park Cemetery
    Address
    415 N. St. Louis Ave.
    Joplin, Missouri 64801
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David Turner

Posted at 06:35pm
I was honored to work in a group at Southwestern Bell Telephone that included Marguerite. She was a wonderful person, admired by all who knew her, and had a smile for everyone. A fine lady!

Jan Shelley

Posted at 02:48pm
My mom lived on the other side of Marguerite's duplex after her stroke. Marguerite went out of her way to accommodate my mom and her needs. Such a sweet lady! I'm sorry to hear of her passing.
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