INDIANAPOLIS — Marguerite Sparks Burris, 90, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Friday. She was born on Aug. 11, 1923, in Washington, to the late Arlie and Iscle Mae (McCafferty) Sparks.
Marguerite married Gilbert Burris on March 4, 1945, at Central Christian Church in Washington and they spent 68 wonderful years dedicated to each other. She was a member of the Linwood Christian Church in Indianapolis since 1969.
Marguerite is survived by her husband, Gilbert Burris; children, Joyce (Floyd) Gant, Kenneth Burris, Mack Burris, and Ka (Steve) Wright; grandchildren, Allison (Scott) Marlar, Kraig (Sarah) Galbreath, Alicia (Jason) Fairbanks, Duncan Burris, Daryn Ka Galbreath, Ashley Gant, and Jordan Burris. She also enjoyed the love of her four great grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Robert and Bill Sparks, and several members of the Burris Family.
Visitation will Monday from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Shirley Brothers Washington Memorial Chapel, 9606 E. Washington St., with funeral services Tuesday at noon and burial to follow at Washington Park East Cemetery. www.shirleybrothers.com