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Caleb Howard Sparks

November 15, 2005 — December 15, 2023

Caleb Howard Sparks, the son of Jeremy Sparks of Paragould and Brandi Mannis and husband, Mathew of Whitney, Texas was born on November 15, 2005, in Jonesboro, Arkansas and departed this life on December 15, 2023, in Paragould, Arkansas at the age of 18.

Caleb was a current senior at Greene County Tech High School. He enjoyed being outside, when he was skateboarding, skating, riding dirt bikes and camping, and especially with his dad. He loved his family deeply, and they loved him. Caleb also loved building his first home with his grandfather, Dean Kirby.

Caleb is survived by his father, Jeremy Sparks of Paragould; mother and stepfather, Brandi Mannis and Mathew of Whitney, Texas; sister, McKenzie June Moore; fiance’, Aderionna Burnett of Paragould; maternal grandparents, Britt and Donna Lorino of Osceola and Doug and Kelly Smith of Cave City; paternal grandparents, Jimmy and Marie Sparks of Paragould; grandparents, Harold “Dean” Kirby and Bonnie Thompson of Paragould; great grandmother, Rose Coleman of Jonesboro; aunts, Spencer and husband, Chase Rowen of West Virginia and Jasmine Sparks of Jonesboro; uncles, Nathan Sparks of Hickory Flat, Mississippi, Hunter and wife, Whitney Bowers of Paragould; and many extended family and friends who will forever cherish their memories they made with Caleb.

He was preceded in death by his uncle, Charles Wayne Kirby, and great grandparents, Hettie and Leo Houchin, Bud and Reddie Smith, and Wayne and Charlotte Hamilton.

A memorial service will be conducted on Friday, December 29, 2023, with visitation at 1pm and memorial service at 2pm. Services will be held at Finch Baptist Church with Pastor Marty Ezell officiating. Arrangements were made with Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter, Missouri.

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Friday, December 29, 2023

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