Monthly Archives: November 2001

Ellen Louise Bumbalough

Posted on November 5, 2001 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Ellen Louise Bumbalough, 82, of Sparta, passed away Wednesday, October 31, 2001, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.
Bumbalough was born July 7, 1919, in Cumberland County, to Marvin Stone and Bertha Smith Stone.
She attended the Church of Christ and was a homemaker.
Bumbalough was preceded in death by her parents; one daughter, Judy Bumbalough; one brother, Wayne Stone; one sister, Audie Smith; and one grandson, Bobby Glen Bumbalough.
Survivors include her husband, Thurman Bumbalough of Sparta; six children, Roy Bumbalough, Patty Jones, Buddy Bumbalough and Randy Bumbalough all of Sparta, Sue Jones of Miamisburg, Ohio and Lynn Bumbalough of McMinnville; one brother, Hershell Stone of Little Rock, … Read More


Arthur Miller Cummings

Posted on November 5, 2001 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Arthur Miller Cummings, 90, McMinnville, passed away Tuesday, October 30, 2001.
Cummings was born October 30, 1911, in Warren County, to Homer Cummings and Arrie Mitchell.
He attended Way of the Cross Baptist Church.
Cummings was a retired truck driver with the State Highway Department in Van Buren County.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, Treva Cummings; one son, Gerstil Leon Cummings; one grandson, Lawton Brown, Jr.; two granddaughters, Brenda and Belinda Howell; and one brother, Clifford Cummings.
Survivors include his wife, Lodemia McCoy Cummings of McMinnville; two daughters and sons-in-law, Stella and Lawton Brown of McMinnville and Reba Hale of Doyle; four grandchildren, … Read More


Timothy Goodson

Posted on November 5, 2001 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Timothy Goodson, 44, of Sparta, passed away Tuesday, October 30, 2001.
Goodson was born September 21, 1957, in White County, to Fred Hillis Goodson and Rose Ellen Caldwell Goodson.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include his wife, Janine Goodson of Sparta; one son, Braxton Hillis Goodson of Sparta; two step daughters, Amber Denton and Shasta Pinegar both of Sparta;
two brothers, Tommy Goodson of Anderson, Ind. and Fred Leon Goodson of Sparta; four sisters, June Howell of Garland, Texas,
Barbara Roberts of Chesterfield, Ind.,
Mattie Patricia Parks of Liberty and Helen Mae Lack of Sparta; and one step grandson, Sebastian Matthew Tyler Denton.
Graveside … Read More


William H. Henrich

Posted on November 5, 2001 12:12 am by Sparta Live

William H. Henrich, 82, of Sparta, passed away Thursday, November 1, 2001, at White County Community Hospital.
Henrich was born May 4, 1919, in New York, to Louis Henrich and Esther Beck Henrich.
He was a graduate of Harvard and received a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Alabama in electrical engineering and physics.
Survivors include his special friend, Frances Phifer of Doyle; one daughter and son-in-law, Marilyn and Bill Cavanaugh of Auburn, N.H.; one son and daughter-in-law, William Henrich, Jr. and Linda Henrich of Syosset, N.Y.; one sister, Millie Berstein of St. Petersburg, Fla.; and three grandchildren, Scott Cavanaugh and Jonathan and Michael Henrich.
Services were held … Read More


Huey Barnes McBride

Posted on November 5, 2001 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Huey Barnes McBride, 65, of Sparta, passed away Friday, November 2, 2001, at White County Community Hospital.
McBride was born June 7, 1936, in White County.
He had been employed at Savage Builders Supply
McBride was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include his wife, Jewell Rittenberry McBride of Sparta; one son, Jackie McBride of Sparta; one brother, Darr McBride of Fla.; one sister, Mildred McBride, of Wash.; seven half sisters, Liz McBride of Knoxville, Ruby McBride of Georgia, Helen Irwin of Knoxville, Betty Bumbalough of Sparta, and Minnie McBride, Juanita McBride and Shirley McBride all of Florida; step mother, Mary McBride of Sparta; two grandchildren, Deana … Read More


Andrew Davis (Andy) Howell

Posted on November 5, 2001 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Andrew Davis (Andy) Howell, 94, of Sparta, passed away Saturday, November 3, 2001, in White County Community Hospital.
Howell was born February 25, 1907, in White County, to Tillman and Laura Frances Tallent Howell.
He had been a restaurant owner.
Services will be held Monday, November 5, 2001, at
2 p.m. at Hunter Funeral Home with burial in Saylors Cemetery. Douglas Downs will officiate.
Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Clarence Clark Webb

Posted on November 5, 2001 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Clarence Clark Webb, 92, of Doyle, passed away Saturday, November 3, 2001, at Masters Healthcare Center in Algood.
Webb was born October 7, 1909, in Warren County, to Marion and Nervesta Allen Webb.
He was a carpenter.
Webb was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include his wife, Daisy Doney Webb of Doyle; three daughters, Ruby Jo Pickrell and Hilda Parsons both of Noblesville, Ind. and Shirley Wilmoth of Algood; four sons, Clarence Clark Webb, Jr. and Cecil Edward Webb both of Noblesville, Ind., Charles Eugene Webb of Concord, N.C. and David Webb of Tullahoma; one sister, Dorothy Akers of Kokomo, Ind.; 20 grandchildren; 25 great grandchildren; … Read More


Isaac Elbert Madewell

Posted on November 5, 2001 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Isaac Elbert Madewell, 83, of Spencer, passed away Thursday, November 1, 2001.
Madewell was born November 12, 1918, in Van Buren County, to James Madewell and Srilda Yates Madewell.
He attended Clark’s Chapel Church of God in Spencer and had been employed at Spencer Shirt Factory for 20 years.
Survivors include his wife, Gladys Madewell of Spencer; one daughter, Maxine Jones of McMinnville; two sons, Ray Madewell and Eugene Madewell both of Spencer; one sister, Mary Katherine Brock of Spencer; seven grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; and three step great grandchildren.
Services were held Sunday, November 4, 2001, at 2 p.m. at Love-Cantrell & Cope Funeral Home with burial … Read More


Sparta Wholesale Meat and Produce offers wide array of fine eating

Posted on November 1, 2001 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Emily Moorehead
“I spent thirty years in the grocery business,” said Paul Woodcock of Sparta Wholesale Meat and Produce.
“I took early retirement from the Bi-Lo Corporation, and we opened the Sparta Cafe.
When we had the opportunity to purchase the building in which the cafe was located, we thought it would be a good place for wholesale foods.”
Sparta Wholesale Meat and Produce opened the first week September and, besides the wide selection of meat and produce available at the shop, they also carry beverages, paper products, and canned and dry goods, all at wholesale prices, plus everyday staples such as milk and bread.
“We’re able to … Read More


Pauline Wallace McBride

Posted on November 1, 2001 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Pauline Wallace McBride, 75, of Maryville, passed away Monday, October 29, 2001, at Asbury Acres Health Center in Maryville.
McBride was born March 4, 1926, in Sparta, to George Beecher and Maude Cole Wallace.
She was a homemaker, bookkeeper, banker, fabric artist, and gardener.
McBride was preceded in death by her husband, James Franklin McBride and her parents.
Survivors include one daughter, Sarah Jane Tolbert of Murfreesboor, one son, Richard Franklin McBride of Maryville; one sister, Willie Mae Winton of Cookeville; and two grandchildren, Robert and Katherine McBride.
Services will be held Thursday, November 1, 2001, at 3 p.m. at Hunter Funeral Home with burial in Old Union … Read More


Junior Henry

Posted on November 1, 2001 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Junior Henry, 67, of Sparta, passed away Monday, October 29, 2001, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.
Henry was born March 17, 1934, in White County, to Bud and Dora Randolph Henry.
He was in construction.
Henry was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include his wife, Wilma Vinson Henry of Sparta; three daughters and sons-in-law, Shirley and Michael Kirby of Cookeville, Vickie and Jimmy Lawson of Sparta, and Amy and Samuel Williams of Cookeville; one son and daughter-in-law, Roger and Sherri Henry of Maryville; several grandchildren, Shane and Christi Kirby, Stephanie and Jonathan Belyew, Adam Lawson, Brandy and Joe Marshall, and Matthew and Michael Henry; great grandchildren, … Read More


Dorothy Walene Underwood Barlow

Posted on November 1, 2001 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Dorothy Walene Underwood Barlow, 76, passed away Tuesday, October 30, 2001, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.
Barlow was born November 27, 1924, in Warren County, to Rufus Underwood and Lena Pennington Underwood.
She attended the Church of Christ, and was a housewife.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Powell Lewis Barlow.
Survivors include one daughter, Melissa Wilson of Quebeck; one son, Larry Barlow of Antioch; two granddaughters and one grandson-in-law, Meredith Wilson of Quebeck and Miranda and
Scott Wilson of Hickory, North Carolina; two great granddaughters, Katy and Kayla Wilson both of Hickory, North Carolina; two sisters, Jean Egli of McMinnville and Ruby McCarthy of Baltimore, … Read More


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