A native of Elizabethton, she was the daughter of the late David Eugene Loveless and Addie Marie Davis Loveless. She retired from the packaging department of Baxter Pharmaceuticals and she was of the Baptist faith. Patricia was an amazing and devoted mother and grandmother who enjoyed gardening, tending to her flowers, boating and spending time with her family.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Carrol Ann Sparks Cloyd; two sisters, Linda Carter and Barbara Strickland and one brother, Jackie Loveless. Those left to cherish her memory include two daughters, Cindy Christian and husband Brian, of the home and Cathey Vance and husband Todd, Johnson City; two sons, Phillip Sparks and wife Cindy, Elizabethton and Billy Sparks and wife Lisa, Milligan College; grandchildren, Phillip Sparks II and wife Lacy, Haley Sparks, Coty Sparks, Seth Sparks, Ashley Wallace, Chantz Scott, Darren Scott and Marc Anthony Cloyd; great-grandchildren, Aria Sparks, Graci Thompson, Lucas Thompson, Kennedy Sparks, Brennan Scott, Kintzon Scott and Chancellor Scott; siblings, Joe Loveless, Betty White, Judy Hughes, Brenda Pike, Jim Loveless and Richard Loveless and a special friend, Agatha Loveless.
A service to honor the life of Patricia M. Loveless Sparks will be conducted at 7:00 P.M. Thursday, April 4, 2019 in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral and Cremation Services with Mr. Johnny Hilton, evangelist officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5:30 – 7:00 P.M. on Thursday prior to the service or at the residence at other times. Graveside service and interment will be conducted at 2:00 P.M. on Friday, April 5, 2019 in Washington County Memory Gardens, Johnson City. Active pallbearers will be Chantz Scott, Phillip Sparks II, Coty Sparks, Seth Sparks, Marc Anthony Cloyd and Jason Loveless. Honorary pallbearers will be Mickey Mackley, Tim Carter, Darren Scott and Mark Cloyd. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 1:50 P.M. on Friday for the graveside service.
The family would like to express a special thank you to Ballad Health Hospice and Dr. Keith Cook for the loving care shown to Patricia. Online condolences may be sent to the family and viewed by visiting our website at www.hathawaypercy.com . Hathaway-Percy Funeral and Cremation Services is honored to serve the Sparks family. Office: 423-543-5544