Donie Blanche Sparks

23 August 1901–12 February 1985 (Age 83)
Texas, United States

The Life of Donie Blanche

When Donie Blanche Sparks was born on 23 August 1901, in Texas, United States, her father, Charles Colquitt Sparks, was 23 and her mother, Nancy Ida Martin, was 23. She married Charlie Thomas Lunceford on 21 January 1923, in Smith, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 5, Smith, Texas, United States in 1940 and Jamestown, Saint Helena in 1954. She died on 12 February 1985, in Smith, Texas, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Smith, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charlie Thomas Lunceford
1894–1972
Donie Blanche Sparks
1901–1985
Marriage: 21 January 1923
Charles Mancle Lunceford
1923–1994
Thomas B Lunceford
Dorothy Naomi Lunceford
1928–
Colleene Lunceford
1929–
Patricia Ann Lunceford
1934–2007

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
21 January 1923
Smith, Texas, United States
children

(5)

    Male1923–1994Male

    Dorothy Naomi Lunceford

    Female1928–Female

    Colleene Lunceford

    Female1929–Female

    Patricia Ann Lunceford

    Female1934–2007Female

    Thomas B Lunceford

    MaleMale

Parents and Siblings

    Charles Colquitt Sparks

    Male1878–1954Male

    Female1877–1964Female

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1905 · Construction of the Praetorian Building

Age 4

Texas completed the construction of the Praetorian Building (Stone Plane Tower) in 1909. It was the first skyscraper in Texas and the Southwestern United States. The building had 15 stories and was 190 ft tall.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 22

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Spark 1.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Donie Lunceford in household of Charles Lunceford, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Donie Sparks in household of C C Sparks, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Donie B Sparks in household of Charley C Sparks, "United States Census, 1910"

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