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Mary Lee Biddix Sparks
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Birth: Jan. 7, 1924
Mitchell County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Feb. 17, 2013
Spruce Pine
Mitchell County
North Carolina, USA

Mary Lee Sparks, age 89, of Valley Road in Spruce Pine, died Sunday, February 17, 2013 at Brian Center Health and Rehab in Spruce Pine.

Born on January 7, 1924 in Mitchell County, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Mamie Buchanan Biddix. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Sparks who passed away in 1980. She was also preceded in death by her sons; Danny and David Sparks; her daughters; Patricia and Merita Sparks; her brothers; Harold, Rufus, Leonard, Walter, Arthur, and Robert Biddix, Jr.; and her sister; Geneva Carpenter.

Mrs. Sparks was the second oldest living member of Berry Chapel Baptist Church at the time of her death. She enjoyed attending church and loved her church family.

Mrs. Mary Lee Sparks is survived by her sons; Jim Sparks and wife, Juanita of Spruce Pine; Richard Sparks and wife, Marilyn of Bakersville; Kenneth Sparks and wife, Jo Ann of Spruce Pine; and Dennis Sparks and wife, Della of Spruce Pine; her brother; Boyd Biddix of Spruce Pine; thirteen grandchildren; nineteen great grandchildren; six great great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

The funeral services for Mrs. Mary Lee Sparks will be conducted on Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 7:00 pm at the Berry Chapel Baptist Church with the Rev's. Harold Grindstaff and Greg Hollifield officiating. The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 6:00 pm until 7:00 pm at the church. Graveside services and interment will be at 11:00 am Thursday in the Berry Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Robert Biddix (1891 - 1979)
  Mamie Cordela Buchanan Biddix (1902 - 1986)
 
 Siblings:
  Rufus J. Biddix (1918 - 1985)**
  Harold Guy Biddix (1922 - 1987)**
  Mary Lee Biddix Sparks (1924 - 2013)
  Robert Biddix (1927 - 1984)**
  Leonard Biddix (1935 - 1992)**
  Arthur Ray Biddix (1945 - 2009)**
  Arthur Ray Biddix (1945 - 2009)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Berry Chapel Baptist Cemetery
Spruce Pine
Mitchell County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Vickie Oates Woods
Record added: Nov 22, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 120662738
 


- Vickie Oates Woods
 Added: Nov. 22, 2013
 
 
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