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Bertha Taylor Sparrow

February 18, 1920 ~ January 20, 2020 (age 99)


Bertha Taylor Sparrow, 142 Northmont Blvd Danville VA, went to be with her Lord and Savior on January 20, 2020.

She was born in Pittsylvania County, daughter of the late Joseph Daniel and Betty Lee Jennings Taylor.

 Bertha lived humbly in the local area. Mrs. Sparrow worked in retail for thirty years and retired from Thalhimers. Bertha had an eye for beauty in many forms. She was an outdoors person, and she was passionate about growing beautiful roses and enjoyed countless hours cultivating the earth. Bertha valued the love of her family and enjoyed preparing their favorite foods. She was a member of North Main Baptist Church and a faithful Christian.

She is survived by one son: Barry L. Sparrow, of South Carolina. Four grand-children: Thad Neil of Ohio, Pamela Shields and Sarah Sparrow of Danville, and Amber Wyas of South Carolina. Two sisters: Lucy Mitchell of Danville and Beulah Woodson of Lynchburg. One brother: Wayne Taylor (Barbara) of Newport News.

In addition to her parents, Bertha was preceded in death by: one son, Bobby H. Sparrow; two brothers: Edward (Bootsie) and Louis Taylor; three sisters: Flossie Hawker, Irene Thurman, and Mary Jones.

Visitation will be held one hour prior to the memorial service conducted on Saturday, Jan 25th at 2pm at Barker main chapel, North Main St. Interment follows in Highland Burial Park. After internment visitors may call upon the family at the residence.

Memorials may be made to Commonwealth Home Nursing & Hospice, 159 Executive Dr Suite H, Danville VA 24541.

Barker Funeral Service is respectfully serving the Sparrow family. 

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Funeral Service
January 25, 2020

2:00 AM
Barker Funeral Home
2025 North Main Street
Danville, VA 24540

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