Biddix, Jackie Sparks (2008)

Obituary of Jackie Sparks Biddix ~ 2008

Transcribed by Joseph Cook

Jackie Sparks Biddix, age 54 of Altapass Church of God Road in Spruce Pine died Tuesday December 23, 2008 at her home.  A native of Mitchell County, she was the daughter of the late Naomi Hollifield Sparks and Ted Sparks.

She was a member of the Altapass Baptist Church.  Jackie was a wonderful Mother and loved her children dearly.

The funeral services for Jackie Biddix were held on Friday December 26, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. in the Grindstaff Memorial Chapel of Webb Funeral Home.  The Rev. Steve Sisk officiated the services.  Interment was in the Bear Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.  The family received friends Friday afternoon from 1 p.m. until the service hour in the funeral home chapel.

She is survived by her husband Tim Biddix of the home; a daughter Heather Renee’ Burleson and husband Vic of Spruce Pine; two sons; Tyler Biddix of the home and Freddie Tipton, Jr. and wife Tonya of Marion; Father and Step Mother; Ted and Lillian Sparks of Spruce Pine; brother T.R. Sparks of Spruce Pine; step sister Deborah Buchanan of Spruce Pine; grandson Austin Tipton of Marion; and granddaughter Briana Tipton of Marion.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Gideons Bible Ministry.  Condolences may be e-mailed by going to our website;, selecting obituaries, and clicking on the name you wish to view and sign the guestbook.  Webb Funeral Home in Spruce Pine, NC is assisting the Biddix family.

The News Bulletin of McDowell County, Wednesday January 7, 2008 Volume 15 # 1