Elaine Killmon Sparrow

February 4, 2018

Margaret Elaine Killmon Sparrow, 73, went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Sunday, February 4, 2018 surrounded by her loving family after a brief illness.

A celebration service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 17th, 2018 at First Baptist Church, 301 South Davidson Street, Charlotte with the Reverend Michael Cummings officiating. The family will receive friends following the service.

Elaine was born on February 21, 1944 in Charlotte to the late Alma Lee & Virginia Seay Killmon. She was a 1962 graduate of Harding High School and Kings College.

A woman of faith, Elaine loved the Lord with all of her heart and lived it every day. She devoted her life to being a homemaker, a loving and devoted mother to her only child, Ginny, and a friend to others. She was a lifelong member of First Baptist Church. Elaine leaves a legacy of love with all who were blessed to know her. She never met a stranger and loved doing for many others more than herself. She will be dearly missed.

In addition to her parents; she was preceded in death by her niece Janet Elise Killmon.

Survivors include her daughter Ginny Sparrow Hastings and husband, Derek of Charlotte; brother, Richard Killmon and wife Audrey of Cumming, GA.; niece Gail Harmeier of Dunwoody, GA; nephew Rich Killmon of Woodbridge, VA; four cousins and her precious Sheltie grandpup, Conner who was the light of her life.

“She is more precious than rubies; nothing you desire can compare with her.”- Proverbs 3:15

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Baptist Church Charlotte 301 South Davidson Street, Charlotte, NC 28202 or the Levine & Dickson Hospice House - 11900 Vanstory Dr Huntersville, NC

Arrangements are in the care of Kenneth Poe Funeral & Cremation Service, 1321 Berkeley Ave., Charlotte, NC 28204; (704) 641-7606. Online condolences can be shared at www.kennethpoeservices.com.


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  • Norma & Jimmy Jones

    Dear Ginny and family,
    Our sincere sympathy in the loss of your mother. She was always so kind and loving to people at First Baptist. May happy memories flood your thoughts during these difficult days. So sorry to miss the memorial service but we will be out of town caring for my ninety-four year old father. Prayers for your comfort and strength.