ALEXANDER CEMETERY, MAURY COUNTY TENNESSEE
Sparkman Grave Area
SPARKMAN, Thomas "Tom", 8 Dec 1927 - 14 Sep 2009. (Maury Co. native; son of Alexander Patton "Mr. L." Sparkman and Leonie Hardison Sparkman; grad. Columbia Central High School in 1945; Veteran U.S. Navy, WWII; recording engineer with Mercury and Columbia Records, worked at WKRM in Columbia, WSM in Nashville, he worked with Patti Page, Tammy Wynette, Roy Orbison, Carl Perkins, Patsy Cline and young Reba McIntire to mention just a few; he received six gold and platinum albums for his work with the Statler Brothers and Jerry Lee Lewis, and Bobby Vinton; mar. 57 yrs to Bettie Vernon Sparkman; preceded in death by brothers, Seth, Alex and Richard Sparkman, and sister Eula Bates Dale.)
Photos & Info sent in by Mary B. McClain, 29 Sep 2009. Added here 30 sep 2009.