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Artie M. Sparks Nixon

December 31, 1924 — January 7, 2024


Artie M. Sparks Nixon

Artie M. Sparks Nixon passed away on Sunday, January 7, 2024. She was 99 years old.

Artie was born on December 31, 1924 in Shawnee, Oklahoma to her parents, Henry and Eunice Maxey. She married Dee Sparks on October 2, 1944. They were married 41 years before his death in 1986. Artie worked for a short time in real estate. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church and was a Sunday School teacher. Artie also volunteered at Mission Hill Hospital for several years and was a G.A. Leader.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Eunice Maxey, husband, Dee Sparks, son, Samuel Sparks, and daughter, Deeana Sparks.

Those left to cherish her memory are her son, Mel Sparks of Norman, Oklahoma, son, Max Sparks of California, four grandchildren and multiple great-grandchildren.  

A graveside ceremony for Artie will be held on Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at 2:00 pm at the Tecumseh Cemetery.

Services are under the direction of Walker Funeral & Cremation Service.

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