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Helen Biddix Parker

November 23, 1937 — October 15, 2023

Sylva

Helen Biddix Parker

 

Helen Biddix Parker, 85, of Sylva, passed away Sunday October 15, 2023
A native and a lifelong resident of Jackson County, she was the daughter of the late Newt and Margaret Biddix. 
Helen graduated from Sylva High School in 1957, she enjoyed traveling with her family and working on search puzzles. She worked as a CNA at Autumn Care for over 20 years. 
In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by her sister and brother- in- law; Bonnie and Richard Arneach, Brother and sister -in- law; Jim and Dee Biddix, Brother and sister- in- law; Sam and Lucy Biddix, Brother-in-law; Bill Rhinehart, sister; Jessie Rathbone, niece and nephew; Vicky and Tyler
She is survived by her husband of 41 years Fred Parker
Daughter; Judy Biddix of Sylva
2 Grandchildren; Mandie Riley and Freddy (Amethyst) Riley
Great Grandchildren; Nicole, Toby, Alex, Drayce, Opal, Lola, Lyric and Jasper
Great Great Grandchildren; Riley, Jordyn and Rodney
Sisters; Julie Hoyle, Rose Rhinehart, Ann Reid and Ruby Melton
Brother; John Biddix 
Numerous nieces, nephews and cousins also survive 
and her beloved pet; Luna

Funeral Service will be held 2:00 PM Thursday October 19, 2023 in the Chapel of Appalachian Funeral Services with the Rev. Earl Holden officiating. The family will be receiving friends Wednesday evening October 18 from 5:00 until 7:00 pm at the Funeral Home. Burial will be in Middleton Cemetery (Dark Ridge)

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Visitation

Wednesday, October 18, 2023

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Appalachian Funeral Services

165 Skyland Drive, Sylva, NC 28779

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Funeral Service

Thursday, October 19, 2023

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Appalachian Funeral Services

165 Skyland Drive, Sylva, NC 28779

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