Joyce Ann Sparks Johnson


Joyce Ann Sparks Johnson, age 76 of Collinsville, IL, born April 28, 1939 in Granite City, IL, passed away at 10:05am on Thursday December 31, 2015 at Saint Louis University Hospital in St. Louis, MO.

Joyce graduated from Collinsville High School in 1958.  Joyce was a former bank teller for First National Bank and a telephone operator at Southwestern Bell Telephone Company.  She was a member of Mother of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Maryville, IL, and the former Home Makers Organization.  She loved painting china.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Mary nee Gombkoto Sparks.

She is survived by a son, Harry (Jeanmarie) Johnson Jr. of Collinsville, IL; a daughter, Jenifer (Chris) Lohmann of Collinsville, IL; two grandchildren; Kelli Anne Johnson of Los Angeles, CA, and Charles Lohmann of Collinsville, IL.

Visitation will be from 11am to 12:45pm on Tuesday January 5, 2016 at Barry Wilson Funeral Home in Maryville, IL.

Funeral mass will be on Tuesday at 1pm at Mother of Perpetual Help Catholic Church 200 North Lange Maryville, IL, with Father Joseph Havrilka celebrant.  Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery in Edwardsville, IL.

Memorials may be made in the form of masses and will be accepted at the funeral home.

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