Myrtle Greene Sparks, age 96, formerly of the Bear Creek Community died, Friday, August 22, 2008 at Brian Center of Spruce Pine.
A native of Mitchell County, she was the daughter of the late David and Bessie Sparks Greene and the wife of the late James ‘Jim’ H. Sparks, Sr. who passed away in 1986. She was a member of the Bear Creek Baptist Church. Myrtle was preceded in death by five sisters; Ada, Lizzie, Bertha, Jessie, and Lee; and three brothers; Walter, Fleatus, and Linton.
Funeral services will be held on Sunday, August 24, 2008 at 3:00 p.m. at the Bear Creek Baptist Church. The Rev’s. Chris Rathbone and Phil Murdock will officiate the service. Interment will be in the Bear Creek Baptist Church Mausoleum. The family will receive friends Sunday afternoon from 2:00 p.m. until the service hour at Bear Creek Baptist Church.
Mrs. Sparks is survived by two daughters; Naomi Huskins of Pembroke Pines, FL and Carolyn Gortney Dishner of Johnson City, TN; one son; James H. Sparks, Jr. of Burnsville; five grandchildren; thirteen great grandchildren; and two great great grandchildren.
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