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Joyce Faye Sparks Philman

Joyce Faye Sparks Philman, 63 of Gainesville, FL passed away on Saturday July 1, 2017. She was born on September 26, 1953 in Gainesville, FL to Roger William and Flora Mae Sparks.
Ms. Philman graduated from Gainesville High School, and was a bus driver for Alachua County for many years. She was a member of VFW Auxiliary Post # 2811. She held many waitress jobs and worked at Louis Lunch until their closing in 2010. She loved to spend time with family and friends, and was very outgoing and energetic.
Ms. Philman is survived by her two daughters Emily Cheves of Gainesville, Lisa Thames of Gainesville, four grandkids, brother William (Peggy) Sparks of Gainesville, sister Marie Ringley of Deland, FL.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, July 29, 2017 at the VFW Post 2811 1150 NE Waldo Road Gainesville, FL 32608. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make contributions to the VFW Post 2811.

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In consideration of COVID-19, as well as the families we are serving, we would like for those of you whose immune systems are compromised please stay home and send the family a condolence card. We may also be forced to postpone services if this continues or worsens. Our profession as funeral directors is not only focused on serving families, but also protecting the families and the community at-large. Thank you and please take care!