Margaret "Margie" Sparks



Margaret “Margie” Jean Murphy Sparks, 68, passed away Thursday, April 13, 2017 in Summerville, SC.

She lived in Summerville during the last season of life with her loving son, Richard Lohr, daughter-in-law, Sandra, youngest grandson, Christopher, and dogs, Harley and Bubba. Her oldest grandson, Nathan Lohr resides in Chico, CA. Her family cared for her following the passing of her beloved spouse of 34 years, Charlie on March 23, 2016, and the loss of her home in the Lower Lake Clayton Fire of 2016.

She is survived by her mother, Jean Murphy and sister, Patricia Murphy, both of Tracy, CA; and brother, Robert Murphy and his family of El Cajon, CA. Margaret is also survived by her adopted family; daughter, Teresa Crouch and grandchildren, Cataleena and Robert all from Clearlake, CA, who she loved very much.
Her passions were her family, home, dogs, gardening, and friends, whom she considered family. She loved her jobs, but especially riding her Harley Davidson into prisons, spreading her faith through the love of others.

There will not be a service held, but her request was for memorials to be made to any SPCA, or to

Arrangements by PARKS FUNERAL HOME, 130 W. 1st North Street, Summerville, SC 29483