LaVina Perkins Sparks, 88, passed away October 14, 1990 in West Valley.

She was born May 2, 1902 in Roosevelt, Utah to Alfonzo Wardle and Charlotte Waite Wardle. Married Frank Perkins; they later divorced. She married Hyram M. Sparks in 1935; marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.She is survived by her children, Ronald Perkins; and Wanda Harvey, of West Valley; Malvelene Worthen of Gunnison; Deloris Perkins and Marlene Laursen of Salt Lake City; a sister, Laura Godfrey of Salt Lake City; 35 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and 20 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband in 1970; three children, Jim Tate, Elsie Blackett, and Blanch Perkins. She is also survived by her special daughter-in-law, Jennie Perkins.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, October 17, 1990, at 1 p.m., at MacKay Deseret Mortuary, 36 East 700 South, where friends may call Tuesday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. and one hour prior to services on Wednesday. Interment will follow at the Salt Lake City Cemetery.

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