IRIS AVANELLE SPARKS passed away on March 24, 2007, peacefully at home. She was born in Oyen, Alberta on July 4, 1934. With her husband she moved to the states, where she graduated from Shelton High School. She is survived by her daughters Caren Sweeney and Cathleen Gonzales, her son Craig Carter, grandchildren Melissa Huy, Chad Prosch, Shaun Sweeney, Katy, Elena and Daniel Carter, Joshua Gabbert, Christyn Davidson, great grandchildren Ashlynn and Nathan Huy, Adrian Rodriguez, Austin, Logan and Faith Prosch. According to her wishes her remains will reside in the states with her children.
She resided in Ladysmith and was a member of the Eagles Auxiliary.