Sparks, Martha Sue, 83; passed away on April 26, 2022 in Tampa, Florida. She was born on March 19, 1939 to Orville K. Tutwiler and Lucy Belle in Springfield, Missouri. Martha moved to Tampa, Florida at the young age of 3 months old! She was married to Thomas E. Myatt in February of 1963 and they welcomed two children Victoria & Michael Alan. She then met and married James C. Sparks in July of 1974. Martha was a long-distance operator for GTE for 32 years before she retired. She loved her dogs, birds, and especially tending to her yard. She will be missed by her daughter Victoria, her son-in-law Mark Hrifko, son Michael Alan Myatt; blended children Michael James, Kelly, Kenneth, & Kip; grandchildren Todd Barton, Kelly Barton, & Sara Hrifko; 6 great grandchildren; and her beloved & best friends who are too many to name. Martha is predeceased by her husband James and her sister Betty Lou Kah. Coastal Cremations & Funeral Care of Lutz is entrusted with the arrangements.