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Dolores Anne Dornan Sparkman, 83, of Gillett, Arkansas, passed away suddenly February 6, 2016 at Crestpark Nursing Home in DeWitt Arkansas. She was born February 5, 1933 in Chicago, Illinois to the late Bernice Begy and James Vincent Dornan. She worked as a Registered Nurse in several Chicago area hospitals. She is survived by her husband of 34 years of marriage, W. H. Dean Sparkman III of DeWitt Arkansas, three sons, Rocky Cunningham (Vera), Gillett, Arkansas, Terry Lippincott (Tracy), Chicago, Illinois, Greg Lippincott (Sandy), Decatur, Texas, a daughter, Kristine Markle (Glen), Mount Carmel, Illinois, and good friend Joy Lopez, Gillett, Arkansas. She leaves behind 8 grandchildren, Ryan Cunningham, San Antonio, Texas, Lindsay Cunningham, Dallas Texas, Scott and Casey Lippincott, Chicago, Illinois, Greg Lippincott Jr, Cleveland, Ohio, Ginger Lippincott, Phoenix Arizona, Ronald Jacobs, Ocala, Florida, Kimberly Walston, Mount Carmel, Illinois, 17 great grandchildren, 4 great great grandchildren, two brothers, Jack Dornan, Phoenix, Arizona, David Dornan (Barbara) Chicago, Illinois, and one sister Judy Swatkowski, Ocala, Florida. She is preceded in death by brother, James Dornan, sister, Darlene Joyce and grand daughter Tiffany Carrol. She and her husband moved many times and lived in multiple states including California, Arizona, Kansas, Texas, Georgia, South Carolina, Florida and Arkansas. She loved reading, crossword puzzles and doting on her grandchildren. Dolores's wishes were to be cremated. Arrangements were provided by Essex Funeral Home, DeWitt, Arkansas. Condolences for the family may be mailed to Rocky and Vera Cunningham, 121 Hwy 44, Gillett, AR 72055 or offered online at www.essexfuneralhome.com.

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