Lynn L. Sparkman, 76, died Dec. 23. Lynn was state representative of the Mid-Continent Association of Regular Baptist Churches, serving GARBC churches in Kansas, Western Missouri, and Oklahoma.
He was founding pastor and pastor emeritus of High Plains Baptist Church in Hays, Kan. He was also a member of the American Association of Christian Schools, a field representative of Arabic Bible Outreach, and a volunteer chaplain for the Army Reserves for 20 years.

Lynn was preceded in death by his parents, Russell and Marie Sparkman, and a brother, Gair.
Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Alma Jean; three sons, David, Jon, and Scot; a brother, Lane; and 10 grandchildren. Please pray for the Alma Jean and the family, as they grieve the earthly loss of their loved one.