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     Kathleen Marleen Haynes, age 43, passed away at 3:30 a.m., Sunday, April 26, 2009, at Kansas City Hospice House in Kansas City, Missouri.


     Kathy was born July 16, 1965, in Nevada, Missouri, to Hiram Sr. and Betty Lou (Howard) Sparks.  She had lived in Lamar most of her life, and will be remembered as a good-hearted, easy-going friend to many. Kathy had worked as a waitress and professional dancer at various private clubs.  She recently moved to Kansas City, Kansas where her sister Patricia cared for her during her courageous battle with cancer.


     Survivors include a son, John Rickman, Lamar; two daughters, Jewell Hosein, state of Florida, and Betty Lynn Vanderpoel, Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas; five brothers, Arthur Trowbridge, Miller, Missouri, Hiram Sparks, Jr., Kansas City, Kansas, Joe Koehn, Walker, Missouri, Homer Sparks, Nevada, Missouri, and Donald Sparks, Kansas City, Missouri; two sisters, Precious Sarah Ritter, Lamar, and Patricia Stump, Kansas City, Kansas; and three grandsons.  She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Lula May Sparks.


     Funeral services will be held at 7:00 p.m. Friday, May 1st, at Daniel Funeral Home where the family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. until service time.


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#106 TexasTrish 2018-09-18 09:57
miss you so much sis
#105 Rusk TexasDanile Parker 2017-04-27 19:41
hi I miss you I'm working a lot at a computer shop I have my own place and car now I love you and miss you mama Kathy every day mama trish ant doing well so I moved back home she help me get my own home uncle Donnie sty with me he miss you too we love you

ps you I will be back to do more talking mama cat love you'r son dannyboy
#104 Rusk TxTrrish Stump 2017-04-26 15:26
well sissy it been 8 years today I lost u I love you and miss u so much wish u was home with us I cry a lot for u brandy going to be a mommy in may so u are going to be a grandmother right along with me love u sis ... ps Donnie doing good dannyboy is make something out of his life as u can see we all miss you so much sissy I love you so much ... ps I will see u soon my sissy
#103 Gardner, ksBrandy 2015-09-23 06:44
I have been on in a while but I really miss you. Im a senior in high school now and I habe a full time job workings as a surved at a Mexican restaurant but I love you
#102 jacksonville texasmitch knight 2013-07-21 06:41
Hi kathy brandy has her driveing perment she is geting big it has been raining here we need the rain love you talk to you later
#101 jacksonville texastrish schock 2013-07-16 05:48
Hey sissy happy birthday I miss you so much wish u was here right now so we could talk I miss thos days of haveing you here with us love you happy birthday46 ......
#100 jacksonville texasmitch knight 2013-07-16 05:44
Happy birthday kathy it has been hot here had some a day ago but it is going to get hot and sticky now love you miss you
#99 jacksonville texastrish schock 2013-04-28 04:06
hey sissy it been 4 yr sent u want away i love you and miss u i wish u was
here with me sissy so could talk well i got too go boo geting so big she
16teen now she miss you so much too well all love you :sad: (I LOVE YOU KAT)
#98 rusk texasmitch knight 2013-04-26 18:09
hi there well i gess you know that i took a big step and moved 12 hours south to rusk texas it is nice and warm here no more snow for me im never going to go back to any state that has cold weather and snow we have a large home and i am going to have lots of flower gatdens and im going to put in a veg garden in to well im going to go for now i love you and miss you
#97 lamar mokathleen snow 2013-04-08 00:09
hey aunt kathy i thought id just stop by and tell you how much i miss you!!

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