A native of Trigg County, she graduated from Trigg County High School.
Mrs. Sparrow spent her career in banking at Calvert Bank. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Calvert City.
Her survivors are daughters Rita Fentress of Nashville and Karen Howard of Calvert City; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a sister, Mary Littlejohn of Palma; several nieces and nephews; two step-grandsons; and two step-great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Sparrow was preceded in death by her first husband, Lee F. Lane; her second husband, Eldee Sparrow; her parents, Chester and Iva Nunn Oakley; four brothers and two sisters.
A funeral service was held at Calvert City First Baptist Church Monday, Nov. 26, 2012. Rev. Jim Ewing officiated.
Interment followed at Calvert City Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church of Calvert City Building Fund, the American Cancer Society, or the Marshall County Humane Society.