Patty Mae Fentz Sparks Coleman

Patty Mae Fentz Sparks Coleman

Patty Mae Fentz Sparks Coleman, 80, Greenfield. There was a thunderous celebration in heaven this week, as Patty Coleman experienced her heavenly birth. Patty was welcomed home as she paraded through streets of gold. Saints trumpeted and angels stood to applaud this glorious event.

Left to cherish her memories are her husband; Jim Coleman, siblings; Jerry (Pat) Fentz, and Ed (Margaret) Fentz; children, Eric (Andrea) Sparks, Kim (Marteen) Sparks, Andy (Tammie) Sparks, and Marla (Kevin) Pace; stepchildren, Dan (Debbie) Coleman, Laura (Wally) Van Gorp, Lisa (Daryl) Cole, and Penny (Dave) Graham. "Grandma" Patty was also blessed with 22 grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded into heaven by her husband Marvin Sparks; brother, Jack Fentz; and son-in-law, Kent Holliday.

The Life-Celebration for Patty will be held at her church, The Vineyard Community Church in Mt. Comfort, 1672 N 600 W, Greenfield, with viewing from 2 – 7 p.m.Tuesday, March 26, 2013. Services will be at  1 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, 2013. Burial will follow at Washington Park East Cemetery. Flanner and Buchanan – Washington Park East is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial gifts can be given to the "Patty Coleman Smiles" fund at her church.

Friends and family are invited to comment or read more in Patty's guest book on

Patty leaves a legacy of smiles, hugs, and Christian service. Her love was her witness, her life was her ministry. Well done thy good and faithful servant!