Anna Mae Sparks Wilson, 92, of the Snow Hill Community, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, at her home surrounded by family and friends.
A native of Mitchell County, she was the daughter of the late Jeter and Essie Buchanan Sparks and the wife of the late Mack E. Wilson, of Bakersville. She was also preceded in death by her sisters, Margie Townsend, Louise Aldridge, Agnes Forbes, Betty Jo Burleson and Peggy Sparks. Anna Mae was a member of Snow Hill Baptist Church. Anna Mae enjoyed gardening, taking trips, and talking and laughing with her family and friends.
Surviving is her children, Mark Wilson and Sharon Wilson Buchanan, of Bakersville; granddaughter, Brittany Wilson Barrier, and husband, Dillon, of Raleigh; sisters, Dorothy Smith and Wanda Perkinson; brothers, Bruce Sparks, and wife, Marie, and Gary Sparks; and many nieces nephews and cousins.
Funeral services were 3 p.m. Sunday, March 3, 2019, at Snow Hill Baptist Church in Bakersville with the Rev. Gary Sparks, the Rev. William Ellis and the Rev. Dean Honeycutt officiating. The family received friends one hour before the service. Interment followed at the church cemetery.
Flowers are appreciated, or memorials may be made to Hospice And Palliative Care of The Blue Ridge, 236 Hospital Drive, Spruce Pine, NC 28777.
Henline-Hughes Funeral Home is assisting the Wilson Family.
Mitchell News-Journal • March 6, 2019