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Linda Carol (Lynn) McGuire, age 65 of North Tazewell, VA went home to be with her Lord on Saturday, July 15, 2017 at her home, after a long, courageous battle with cancer. She was born July 7, 1952 in Bluefield, WV and was a daughter of the late William F. (Bill) and M. Pauline Sparks of Squire, WV.
Lynn was a graduate of Big Creek HS, Class of 1970 and graduated from Bluefield State College with an Accounting Degree in 1985. She began her working career at the former Pic-Pac and Deskins groceries, Metal Craft and in 1979, began her thirty-six year employment with Clinch Valley Pharmacy where she worked as their bookkeeper and as a Certified Pharmacy Technician. She was a Christian saved by grace in 1992 and loved Jesus. She was a member of the Salvation and Praise Church in North Tazewell, VA, where she enjoyed being with her Christian family. Her favorite things were Church, Mountaineer Football and spending time with her family.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by two brothers Willie Sparks and Tim Sparks.
Those who survive to cherish her memory include her husband of 37 years, Gary R. (Spud) McGuire; one sister, Trish Casey and husband, Randy of North Tazewell, VA; three brothers, Robert Sparks and Ernest Sparks and wife, Susan, both of Squire, WV and Dave Sparks of Miami, FL; Special friend since a young age Sheila Beavers; many nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at Hurst-Scott Funeral Home in Tazewell, VA with Pastor Wade Quesenberry officiating. Burial will follow at Grandview Memory Gardens in Bluefield, VA. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Robert McGuire, Steve Boothe and Jim Beavers.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home after 12:00 p.m. (noon) Wednesday, July 19, 2017.
Hurst-Scott Funeral Home in Tazewell, VA is serving the family of Mrs. McGuire and those wishing to express sympathy online may do so at www.hurstscottfuneralhomes.com.
Published on July 17, 2017
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