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Ilene Buchanan Sparks, age 89, of Peterson Street in Spruce Pine, died Wednesday, March 11, 2009 at her home.
A native of Mitchell County, she was the daughter of the late William and Vina Sullins Buchanan. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her brothers; Harold, Brown, and George Buchanan and a sister, Bessie Murdock. She was a member of the Pine Branch Baptist Church.
Mrs. Ilene Sparks is survived by a son; Benny Sparks of Spruce Pine; two daughters; Judy Haynes of Washington, D.C. and Pat Cox of Spruce Pine; a sister; Gladys Duncan of Bakersville; eight grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
The funeral service for Ilene Buchanan will be held on Saturday, March 14, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. in the Grindstaff Memorial Chapel of Webb Funeral Home. The Rev. Steve Williams will officiate the service. Interment will be in the Pine Branch Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday evening from 6 until 8 at Webb Funeral Home.
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