- Last Updated on 04:43 PM 03/07/13
Mr. George Henry Sparrow of Highview Road, Halifax died Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at Halifax Regional Hospital at the age of 69.
Mr. Sparrow was born in Halifax County on Jan. 23, 1944 to the late Mr. James S. Sparrow Sr. and Mrs. Fannie B. Dabbs Dean. He was married to Mrs. Cornelia Ferrell Sparrow and was a member of County Line Baptist Church.
In addition to his wife of Halifax, survivors include two daughters, Miss Georgia Sparrow of Richmond and Miss KaTrina Sparrow of Halifax; two sons, Mr. Robert Ferrell and wife Sherry and Mr. Don Sparrow and wife Kimberly, all of Chesterfield; nine grandchildren; three sisters, Mrs. Linda Jeffress, Mrs. Terry Gilmore and Ms. Deborah Dean, all of Richmond; three brothers, Mr. Marshall Sparrow of Alexandria, Mr. Fred Sparrow and Mr. Charles Perkins, both of Richmond; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
In addition to his parents, one daughter, Denise, one brother, Mr. James S. Sparrow Jr., and one sister, Mrs. Betty Lou Sparrow Barksdale, also preceded Mr. Sparrow in death.
Funeral services for Mr. Sparrow will be Monday, March 11, at 1 p.m. at County Line Baptist Church with the Rev. Dr. Otis Dillard officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
The family will be receiving friends at the residence, 1179 Highview Road, Halifax.
Public viewing for family and friends will be Sunday from noon until 6 p.m. at Jeffress Funeral Home.
Arrangements are by Jeffress Funeral Home, South Boston.