Sparks -- 60 years
The family of Lee and Eva Sparks will celebrate their parents' 60th wedding anniversary on Aug. 31, 2006, in Kansas City. The former Eva Mahurin and Lee Sparks were married just three months after meeting and have lived, all but two years spent in Joplin, of their married lives, in Nevada.
The couple have one son, Steven Sparks and wife Mary, Reno, Nev.; two daughters, Sandra Potts and husband Randy, Raymore, Mo., and Margie Smith and husband Larry, Promise Land Resort near Mountain Home, Ark.; one granddaughter, Tandria Price and husband Travis and son Weston, North Kansas City; and four grandsons, Barton Potts and wife Danna and daughter Lauren, Louisville, Ky., Brandon Eador and wife Christy and daughters Madison and Melissa, Hillsdale, Mich., Jason Sparks, and wife Amber, Columbia, Mo., who are expecting Jamison in November, and Joshua and wife Tabitha and daughter Brooklyn, Cape Girardeau, Mo.