Mrs. Sallie Stidham of Big Creek, Ky. passed away Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at the Manchester Memorial Hospital, Manchester, KY. at the age of 85. Sallie was born October 2, 1933 at Asher, KY., the daughter of the late, Henry & Nancy Caldwell Sparks. She had been a life-long resident of Leslie & Clay Co. Sallie was a homemaker & was of the Holiness Faith. She enjoyed quilting, flowers, family gatherings & going to Church. Everyone affectionately referred to Sallie as "Granny" Sallie was preceded in death by, her parents, husband, Boyd Stidham, brothers, Elmer, Wilk & Mack Sparks, sisters, Evelyn Hendrix & Rosie Hoskins granddaughter, Rhoda Wagers, great grandson, John David Hicks. sisters-in-law, Chelsea Hutton & Francis Sparks. Sallie Stidham leaves the following relatives surviving, beloved son, James Stidham & Barbara, Big Creek, KY., beloved daughters, Evelyn Hicks & Anderson Jr. , Big Creek, KY., Ollie Couch & Ralph, Big Creek, KY. & Effie Wilder & Melvin, Big Creek, KY., brothers, Johnny Sparks & Beulah, IN., Jim Sparks & Janie, IN., Orville Sparks & Pauline, Big Creek, KY. & Gene Sparks, Manchester, KY., sisters, Henrietta Jones & Golden, Big Creek, KY., Callie Collins, IN. & Nettie Roberts, OH., 8 treasured grandchildren, Jonathan Hicks & Kafi, Cindy Smith, Jamie Wilder & Whitney, James Daulton Stidham & Lexie, Steven Hensley & Heather, George Smallwood & Tosha, Austin Brock, Adrianna Brock & Dusty and Melissa Smith, 6 treasured great grandchildren, Aden Smallwood, Braylon Smallwood, Peyton Smallwood, Hayden Brock, Karleigh Wilder & Callen Smith. ex-son-in-law, Ronnie Smith, daughter-in-law, Edna Jean Collett & children, special friends, Benny K. Sparks & James Phillips, & special caregivers who treated Sallie as if she was their own grandmother, Kathy Wagers & Brianna Clowers, special niece, Minnie Sparks. Also a host of nieces, nephews other relatives & friends survive.
Time & Date of Funeral:
2:00 p.m. - Saturday- Dec. 1, 2018 at the Big Creek Holiness Church at Big Creek, KY
Michael Sparks, Mike Gray, Ronnie Brown and Paul Mitchell
Estep Cemetery at Big Creek, KY
Jamie Wilder, George Smallwood, Stephen Hensley, Daulton Stidham, Jonathan Hicks and Austin Brock.
Time & Date of Visitation:
3:00 p.m. - Friday- Nov. 30, 2018 at the Big Creek Holiness Church.
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