Monthly Archives: April 2004

Gregory James Morrill

Posted on April 26, 2004 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Gregory James Morrill, 39, of Grayling, formerly of Cookeville, passed away April 16, 2004.
Morrill was born Oct. 30, 1964, in Grayling, to Fred Reichelderfer and Kay Ann Morrill.
He had been a sales manager at Jeld Wen.
Morrill was preceded in death by his grandparents, Robert and Madonna LaMotte and Forrest and Erma Reichelderfer.
Survivors include his daughter, Ashley Nichole Morrill, of Cookeville; his mother, Kay Ann Morrill, of Grayling; his father, Fred (Martie) Reichelderfer; two sisters, Heidi Larm and her husband Darrell, of Grayling, Nicole Smith, of Columbia; three brothers, Rob Morrill, of Grayling, Dave Reichelderfer and his wife Jeanne, Paul Reichelderfer; two nieces, Gabrielle Dru … CONTINUED


Gregory Douglas Hale

Posted on April 26, 2004 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Gregory Douglas Hale, 40, of Spencer, passed away April 24, 2004.
Hale was born Aug. 6, 1963, in Warren County to James H. Hale and Leona Curtis Hale.
He had been a carpenter.
Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, Justin and Sherra M. Hale; mother, Leona Hale; father, James M. Hale; one brother, James L. Hale; one sister, Juwana McCoy; nieces and nephews, Jarred McCoy, Angel Madewell, Jason Madewell and Wyatt Hale, all of Spencer.
Private graveside services will be held. Billy Reed will officiate.


Denise Jeanne Charvoz

Posted on April 26, 2004 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Denise Jeanne Charvoz, 80, of Spartanburg, S.C., formerly of Sparta, passed away April 19, 2004.
Charvoz was born Nov. 28, 1923, in Cannes, France, to Arthur Charvoz and Antoinette Charvoz.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Survivors include three children, Robert Kiss, of Sparta, Denise Lancaster, of Hamilton, N.J. Jackie Brewington, of Spartanburg, S.C.; five grandchildren Tracy Kiss Reese, of Texas, Cory Lancaster, of Washington, Ryan Lancaster, of New Jersey, Erin Lancaster, of Colorado, Amy Brewington, of South Carolina; one brother, Jean Pierre Charvoz and his family, of Cannes, France; one son-in-law, Gary Brewington, of South Carolina; one niece and five nephews.
Memorial services will be … CONTINUED


J.C. Ward

Posted on April 26, 2004 12:12 am by Sparta Live

J. C. Ward, 68, of Sparta, passed away April 20, 2004.
Ward was born Dec. 8, 1935, in Whiteville, N.C., to English Tyree Ward and Lilly Mirum Ward.
He had been a supervisor with Standard Process Labs.
Ward was preceded in death by his parents; sisters and brothers, R.E. Ward, W.C. Ward, J.D. Ward, Mattie Bullock and Allie Meares.
Survivors include his wife, Karen Ward, of Sparta; children, Daniel Ward, Jeffrey Ward, Camille Ward, Mark and his wife, Debbie Ward, Charlene Ward; step children, Kelly La Joice, Craig Kryscio; sisters and brothers, Ester Ray, Lucial Williford, Letie Myrl Smith, Eloise Spivey, Fred Ward; grandchildren, Jonathan, Dominic, Dominique; stepgrandchildren, … CONTINUED


Women’s Show attracts hundreds

Posted on April 20, 2004 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Jeanne Bruce
Hundreds of women attended the 4th Annual Upper Cumberland Showcase for Women on April 17, 2004, at the Ag Complex building on the White County Fairgrounds. There was so much to see and do, but that did not slow down the ladies who came for a good time. They thrived on the excitement of the day, planned especially for them.
There was never a dull moment, as there was something happening on stage for most of the day, and vendors had plenty to offer women of all ages. Several women won prizes and/or cash during the Match Game, Plinko, and a newspaper costume fashion show. Others … CONTINUED


Warriorettes drop a pair

Posted on April 20, 2004 12:12 am by Sparta Live

of one-run heartbreakers
Tammy Wilhite


City board delays

Posted on April 20, 2004 12:12 am by Sparta Live

beer permit issue
Kim Swindell Wood
Although Discount Tobacco and Beer Mart has complied with the $3,500 in inventory, the Sparta Beer Board has delayed action on granting the business a permit to sell beer.
The Sparta Board of Mayor and Aldermen adjourned their meeting on April 15, 2004, and reconvened as the Sparta Beer Board to address the issue about the beer permit. Marty Carmichael, City of Sparta administrator, told board members the entire process for securing a beer permit for Discount Tobacco and Beer Mart, which is currently operating under the name of A-1 Cleaners and Discount Tobacco, “goes back to July 2003.” The owner of … CONTINUED


Crash sends

Posted on April 20, 2004 12:12 am by Sparta Live

one to Erlanger
Kim Swindell Wood
A beautiful spring morning was the setting for a crash that occurred on Saturday.
According to Sgt. R.C. Christian, of Tennessee Highway Patrol, at approximately 9:30 a.m., April 17, 2004, Charles B. Brimer, 57, of Sparta, was traveling southbound on Highway 111, in a 1983 Chevrolet Caprice.
Gary Wayne Dodson, 55, of Sparta, was westbound on Old Union Road and had crossed the northbound lanes of Highway 111, to go west on East Gooseneck Road, when the two vehicles collided.
Brimer was airlifted by Life Force helicopter to Erlanger Hospital, in Chattanooga, with possible internal injuries. Dodson was transported by Van Buren … CONTINUED


Two locals arrested;

Posted on April 20, 2004 12:12 am by Sparta Live

facing drug charges
Jody Sliger
Patrolman J.T. King made a traffic stop at approximately 12:03 a.m., April 11, 2004 on Highway 111.
The subject’s vehicle was observed speeding. After stopping the vehicle and coming into contact with the driver, King noticed the driver, Christopher Willard Frazier, 26, of Sparta, appeared nervous, as did the passenger, Lisa Dawn Bristow, 29, of Sparta.
White County Sheriff Deputy Jeff Bulakowski with his K-9, Cyrus, arrived on the scene and after the K-9 indicated on the vehicle, the car was searched.
A search revealed a black pouch containing a set of scales, two bags of a green leafy substance believed to be … CONTINUED


Lewis headed to Hannibal LaGrange

Posted on April 20, 2004 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Tammy Wilhite


Joseph John Carlson

Posted on April 19, 2004 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Joseph John Carlson, 66, of Sparta, passed away April 14, 2004.
Carlson was born Dec. 28, 1937, in Fort Bragg, Calif., to Joseph Bertil Carlson and Adeline Mae Arnhold Carlson.
He had been a logging company driver.
Survivors include his wife, Marilyn Carlson, of Sparta; four children, Leslie Carlson, Kathleen Eldridge, Joseph C. Carlson, James Carlson; several aunts, uncles and cousins, in Minnesota; cousin, in California; and one grandson, Austin Carlson.
Memorial services will be held at a later date.


Dale C. Speer

Posted on April 19, 2004 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Dale C. Speer, 91, of Fern Creek, Ky., passed away April 17, 2004.
Speer was a retired teacher.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Robert M. Speer.
Survivors include her children, Betty Morrow and her husband Glenn, George Ann Holeman and her husband Ozzie, of Sparta, Bill Speer and his wife Rebecca, of Frankfort. Ky.; eight grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.
Services will be at 11 a.m., April 21, 2004, at Schoppenhorst, Underwood and Brooks Funeral Home in Shepherdsville, Ky., with burial in Brookland Cemetery.
Schoppenhorst, Underwood and Brooks Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.


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