Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

Obituary Archives

September 10, 2013

Elizabeth Ann Sparks Harold

TAZEWELL, Va. — Elizabeth Ann Sparks Harold

TAZEWELL, Va. — Elizabeth Ann Sparks Harold, age 65 of Tazewell, Va., passed away, Sunday, September 8, 2013 at Princeton Community Hospital in Princeton, W.Va. She was born July 25, 1948 at Bluefield, W.Va. and was a daughter of the late William Burke Sparks, Sr. and Vicie Lucile Vencil Sparks. Ann had worked for many years as a quality control/quality assurance specialist for the fiberglass industry in Jacksonville, Fla. She was a member of the Tazewell Moose Lodge #185 in Tazewell, Va. and a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary Florida. Her favorite pastime was sewing and working outside in her garden. She was a loving and caring individual who will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Tina Marie Canterbury; sisters, Carol Susan Harold and Laura Ruth Dye; brothers, Charles Thomas Wiles and Robert Willis Wiles.

Those left to cherish her memories include Walter Harold of Tazewell, Va.; her son, Robert William Spangler of Tazewell, Va.; sisters, Stella Jane Walker of Granden, Fla., Cassie Margaret Smith of Folkston, Ga. and Barbara Heimlich of Ohio; brother, William Burke Sparks, Jr. and wife, Renea of Dublin, Va.; grandsons, Christopher Cody Canterbury, Jeremy Lewis Canterbury and wife, Taylor and Robert Andrew Spangler; great-grandchild, Colt Canterbury; a host of nieces and nephews; other family members and many friends.

Funeral services for Elizabeth Ann Sparks Harold will be conducted at 12:00 p.m. (noon) Thursday, September 12, 2013 at the Hurst-Scott Funeral Home Chapel in Tazewell, Va. with the Reverend Dennis McElmore officiating. Burial will follow at Grandview Memory Gardens in Bluefield, Va. Friends and family will serve as pallbearers.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home after 11:00 a.m. Thursday, September 12, 2013.

Hurst-Scott Funeral Home in Tazewell, Va. is serving the family of Ms. Harold and those wishing to express sympathy online may do so at

Text Only
Obituary Archives
  • Leonard (Bob) R. Richard Jr. Leonard (Bob) R. Richard Jr.

    SUMMERFIELD, Fla. — Leonard (Bob) R. Richard, Jr., 69, went to be with the Lord Thursday, April 17, 2014.

    April 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • Rev. Aaron Thomas Godfrey Rev. Aaron Thomas Godfrey

    CHICAGO, Ill. — Rev. Aaron Thomas (Tommy) Godfrey, of Chicago, formerly of Bluefield, W.Va. made his transition on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 in the Vistas Hospice Unit of Mercy Hospital in Chicago.

    April 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • Earl French Hadden Earl French Hadden

    WILMINGTON, N.C. — Earl French Hadden, of Wilmington, NC died April 17, 2014 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice and Life Care Center.

    April 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • Frances Loredith Yates Frances Loredith Yates

    BIG ROCK, Va. — Frances Loredith Yates, Age 77, Big Rock, Virginia passed away on Friday, April 18, 2014 at Heritage Hall Nursing Home, Grundy, Virginia.

    April 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • Sonja Fay Kirk Davis

    NORTH TAZEWELL, Va. — Sonja Fay Kirk Davis, age 36, of North Tazewell, VA died Thursday, April 10, 2014 at her home.

    April 20, 2014

  • Lurinda Virginia Whittaker Walters Lurinda Virginia Whittaker Walters

    BLUEFIELD — Lurinda Virginia Whittaker Walters, 87, of Bluefield, died Sunday, April 13, 2014  Kissito Healthcare of Bland County in Bastian, VA.

    April 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • Janice Ann Ollis

    BLUEFIELD — Janice Ann Ollis, 61, of Bluefield, formerly of Bramwell, passed away Sunday, April 13, 2014 at the home of her daughter.

    April 20, 2014

  • Helen JoAnn Lester Helen JoAnn Lester

    PANTHER — Helen JoAnn Lester, know to most as "Grandma", 76, of Panther, WV, passed away peacefully April 17, 2014 at her home.

    April 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • George Pearis Damewood III George Pearis Damewood III

    WARRENTON, Va. — George Pearis Damewood III of Warrenton, VA passed away April 16, 2014 at Sunrise Assisted Living, VA on his 88th birthday.

    April 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Jerry Van Goforth

    BRUSHFORK — Jerry Van Goforth 70 of Brushfork, WV passed away Thursday, April 17, 2014 at Bluefield Regional Medical Center in Bluefield, WV.

    April 19, 2014

Local News