Gwendolyn B. Sparrow, age 70, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on December 11, 2012. She was born in Canton, NC on November 13, 1942 and was a kind, loving, Christian woman who will be dearly missed by her family and friends. She was a member of Shades Mountain Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband, Jerry F. Sparrow; son, Todd F. (Jamie) Sparrow; daughter, Deborah (Wade) Morris; brother, Paul Browning; grandchildren, Eden Morris, Trinity Morris, Heather (Matt) Myles, Marshall Johnson, and Sarah Johnson. Visitation will begin at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 15 at Ridout's Southern Heritage Funeral Home in Pelham, with the funeral service immediately following at 2:00 p.m.