July 1, 1977 - July 30, 2021
Michelle Sheree Sparks was born July 1, 1977 at Dominguez Valley Hospital, Compton, CA. Michelle was the oldest daughter of Stephanie Hannah and Michael Sparks. Michelle and mother soon moved to San Bernardino Ca. Michelle accepted Christ at a very early age, at Redlands Community Church in Redland CA. She later united with Come and See Missionary Baptist Church, Compton CA, under the leadership of Dr. Rev. E. Jones, where she sang in the choir. Michelle worshipped for many years at Trinity Baptist Church, along with several family members, under the leadership Dr. Joseph L. Gueste. Michelle lived many years in San Bernardino where she attended Warm Spring Elementary, Citrus Middle School and graduated from San Andrew High School. Michelle was an entrepreneur woman, she was a mother, wife, cousin, niece, and a true friend. A genuine authentic person. After high school she worked at McDonalds as a cashier, she later worked at Johnson Manner Boys home for many years. Michelle, then started driving buses to take patients for their dialysis appointments. Michelle always had a passion for caring and helping others. She always dreamed of having her own daycare center. While waiting for her dream job to come true. Michelle soon reunited with her longtime friend Wilbert Minnifield. They wedded in holy matrimony on August 8, 1998. The couple had five children: Ariez, Semaj, Wilbert, Lil Michelle and Lindsey Minnifield. Michelle continues working hard, she finally open up her daycare Mini Miracles, even during her illness, she wanted to keep her business up and operating, even though many days were difficult for her. Michelle’s mother, family and friends were supportive of her. Soon, she felt the need to hire an assistant to help her run the daycare. Michelle worked until the day the Lord called her home. On Friday, July 30, 2021, Michelle transitioned to her Heavenly home. With sad hearts, remember her laughter, and dedication, she touched so many lives with her kind spirit. We are truly blessed to have spent so many happy times with her. Michelle was preceded in death by grandmother Shirley Hannah; her brother Michael Sparks II; uncle Roderick Hannah I; auntie Sheree Lynn Sparks; cousin Paul Sparks and grandfather Henry E. Sparks. She leaves to cherish her memory, husband Wilbert Minnifield, her children Ariez, (Washington State, Washington) Semaje, Wilbert, Lil Michelle, Lindsey. (Moreno Valley, CA), mother Stephanie Wiley( Moreno Valley, CA) and stepfather Reggie Wiley (Moreno Valley, CA) brother Neville Wiley,( San Diego, CA) two sisters Stephanie Wiley( Moreno Valley, CA) and Jasmine Sparks,( San Jacinto, CA) father Michael Sparks and stepmother Jacqueline Sparks, ( San Jacinto, CA) ), grandfather Thomas Hannah, (Moreno Valley, CA) grandmother Clemistene Sparks, (Moreno Valley, CA) only nephew Davieonne Kidwell (Moreno Valley, CA) mother in- law, Shirley Greene, and a host of aunties, uncles, cousins and friends.
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