Class of 1939

1939 Graduation Edition
Perry Daily JournalAgnes Swanson
Agnes Swanson

– hopes to become an expert surgical nurse. She will enter training at St. Anthony’s Hospital in Oklahoma City after graduation. Her hobbies include collecting rocks and reading the latest books. She was in the senior play and is the recipient of several perfect attendance certificates. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. V. A. Swanson. She was born here in 1921 and has always attended school in Noble county.

Agnes Ann (Swanson) Sparks

March 17, 1921 – October 26, 2006

Agnes Sparks, 85, of Paris, Tenn., died Thursday, Oct. 26, 2006, at Henry County Medical Center.

A graveside service is scheduled at 11 a.m. Saturday at Memorial Cemetery, with Joe Walker officiating. Visitation will be from 9-10:45 a.m. Saturday at Ridgeway Funeral Home.

Born March 17, 1921, in Perry, Okla., she was a daughter of the late Victor Albert Swanson and Antoinette Zmotony Swanson.

She was married on Aug. 6, 1943, to Walter D. Sparks, who died Aug. 31, 1985.

Mrs. Sparks worked for 14 years as a licensed practical nurse at Henry County Medical Center and was a member of First Presbyterian Church.

She leaves one son: Don (Kathy) Sparks of Henry; one daughter: Carol Sparks of Paris; three grandchildren: Greg (Kelly) Andrews of Springville, David (Regena) Andrews of Gleason and John Andrews of Dresden; and six great-grandchildren.

She also was preceded in death by a son: Roger Sparks in infancy; and two sisters: Dorothy Reilly and Thelma Ennis.