Monthly Archives: April 2004

Johnnie Jewell Hitchcock Seabolt

Posted on April 5, 2004 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Johnnie Jewell Hitchcock Seabolt, 99, of Rogersville, formerly of Sparta, passed away April 1, 2004.
Survivors include a host of relatives and friends in White County.
Services were at 7 p.m., April 3, 2004, at First Baptist Church in Rogersville.
Information courtesy of Thurman Funeral Home.


Ethel Clayton Young Cope

Posted on April 5, 2004 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Ethel Clayton Young Cope, 81, of Sparta, passed away April 3, 2004.
Cope was born Feb. 14, 2004, in DeKalb County, to Oscar W. Young and Ollie Mae Adcock Young.
She had been a beautician.
Cope was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Frank L. Cope; three brothers, Calbert Young, Barnett Young, Harold Young; and one sister, Ruth Adcock Taylor.
Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Linda and John Cloyd, Regina and Les Davis, all of Sparta; grandchildren, Laurinda and Joe Hallums, John Cloyd Jr, Joey and Heather Cloyd, Lorie Cloyd, Michael and Tena Davis, Matthew David, all of Sparta; great grandchildren, Nick Hallums, April Hallums, Josh … CONTINUED


Taking steps back in time

Posted on April 5, 2004 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Kim Swindell Wood
Dust off those dancing shoes, brush up on a few swing steps and waltzes, and get ready to dance to the sounds of music that made memories.
Beginning April 8, 2004, at Sparta-White County Senior Center, individuals can hear music of an era when women swooned at the site of Frank Sinatra and men tried to imitate the suave and debonair mannerisms of the cabaret singers. Brenda Roberts, senior center director, is proud of the new addition to the entertainment schedule, which will feature Woody Phillips, who became a familiar household name in White County as a radio personality and journalist.
“I am so excited,” … CONTINUED


Take a day off and go to the Women’s Show

Posted on April 5, 2004 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Jeanne Bruce
All women seem to have a million things on the “to do” list. But, The Expositor would like to invite the women of White County and the Upper Cumberland to a day planned especially with them in mind. For one day, April 17, 2004, the focus will be on women only. Schedules will be laid aside, and women will be treated to a day of fun, relaxation, and pampering at the Ag Complex on the White County Fairgrounds.
A fashion show, food, and door prizes will round out the day, allowing women a chance to dream about a new outfit, enjoy a bite to eat, and … CONTINUED


Hacker escapes serious injuries

Posted on April 5, 2004 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Kim Swindell Wood
An early morning crash Monday sent a White County teenager to Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga.
According to a report by Trooper Mark Dial, of the Tennessee Highway Patrol, Hannah Hacker, 17, of Sparta, was traveling west on Roy Null Road and lost control on a curve.
Hacker’s 2003 Jeep traveled off the south side and impacted with a ditch. The Jeep then traveled through a fence and rolled several times, ejecting Hacker from the vehicle. She was not wearing a seat belt.
Hacker was transported by Life Force helicopter to Erlanger. The Expositor spoke with Hacker’s mother, Cathy Hacker, Wednesday night about Hannah’s condition.
Cathy … CONTINUED


Something for everyone

Posted on April 5, 2004 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Jeanne Bruce
This year’s Women’s Show promises to be a great “getaway” for women.
There will be so much to enjoy. Browsing the booths, watching the fashion show, seeing good friends, buying something new, eating good food, and winning some great prizes – all at an event designed specifically for women.
Three of the many vendors at the Women’s Show shared their plans for the day. At Cookeville Kia, employees know that safety is important to a woman.
“We know that safety is important to women,” said Janice Cole, customer relations manager at Cookeville Automotive. “Our vehicles offer a 5-star rating, all at affordable prices.”
Cole added the … CONTINUED


Daisy Steele Stone

Posted on April 5, 2004 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Daisy Steele Stone, 86, of Sparta, passed away April 1, 2004.
Stone was born Sept. 16, 1917, in White County to Ben Steele and Bertha Hicks Steele.
She had been a homemaker.
Stone was preceded in death by her parents; and husband, Dennis T. Stone.
Survivors include four daughters, Dixie Phifer, Dean Fleaher, Sandra Lewis, Paula Tompkins, all of Sparta; two sons, Charles Stone, of Cookeville, Jimmy Stone, of Maryville; one sister, Jane Graves, of Sparta; 12 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.
Services were at 2 p.m., April 4, 2004 at Hunter Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Peeled Chestnut Cemetery. Tommy Lee Davis and … CONTINUED


John Walter Smiley

Posted on April 1, 2004 12:12 am by Sparta Live

John Walter Smiley, 61, of Sparta, passed away March 28, 2004.
Smiley was born July 8, 1942, in Portland, Ind., to Henry Smiley and Brooksie Cash Roberts.
He had been an electrician and the owner/operator of Smiley Electric.
Smiley was preceded in death by his father, Henry Smiley.
Survivors include one daughter, Kandi Smiley, of Richmond, Ind.; two sons, Brad Smiley, Cody Smiley, both of Sparta; mother, Brooksie Roberts, of Winchester, Ind.; four grandchildren, Erica Smiley, Cade Smiley, Tabatha Prater, Brandon Prater; and one great grandson, Kyler Prater.
Services will be at 10 a.m., April 1, 2004, at Hunter Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Davis Cemetery. George … CONTINUED


Bobby Rhea Wallace

Posted on April 1, 2004 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Bobby Rhea Wallace, 72, of Quebeck, passed away March 30, 2004.
Wallace was born Dec. 12, 1931, in White County to Smith Wallace and Montie Davie Wallace.
He was retired from Boeing Aircraft.
Wallace was preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers, James Wallace and Powell Wallace.
Survivors include his wife, Faye Carver Wallace, of Quebeck; one son, Randy Wallace, of Sparta; one grandson, Peyton Heath Wallace, of Sparta; two sisters, Pam Vaughn, of McMinnville, Willie Garvin, of Sapulpa, Ok; and one brother, Gerald Wallace, of Doyle.
Services will be 2 p.m., April 3, 2004, at Hunter Funeral Home with burial in Mt. Pisgah Cemetery. Garvin … CONTINUED


William Henry Camp

Posted on April 1, 2004 12:12 am by Sparta Live

William Henry Camp, 94, of Sparta, passed away March 27, 2004.
Camp was born Oct. 5, 1909, to Harry Camp and Lena Breeding Camp.
He served in World War II, received the Purple Heart and was a member of the VFW. Camp was a retired letter carrier, was a Rotarian of long standing and was active in the Sparta Senior Citizen Center.
Camp was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Ruth Wilhite Camp; one sister, Frances Camp; four brothers, Jim Camp, Scott Camp, Frank Camp, and Lucius Camp.
Survivors include one daughter, Mary C. Pruett and her husband, Bob, of Granville; one son, Bill Camp and … CONTINUED


Emma Lucille Barlow Lynn

Posted on April 1, 2004 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Emma Lucille Barlow Lynn, 85, of Sparta, passed away March 30, 2004.
Lynn was born Oct. 10, 1918, in Jackson County, to Walter and Mattie Phillips Barlow.
She had been a homemaker.
Lynn was preceded in death by her parents; and husband, James Lynn.
Survivors include two daughters, Barbara Frasier and husband, Leon, of Sparta, Beverly Barlow and husband Aaron, of Walling; two sisters, Lesby Carr and husband Hanson, of Sparta, Hattie Johnson, of Gainsboro; three grandchildren, Michael Lynn, Wendy Gentry and her husband, Jeff, and Dustin Barlow; and one great grandson, Tyler Gentry.
Services will be 2 p.m., April 2, 2004, at Hunter Funeral Home with burial … CONTINUED


Harry Lee Manus Sr.

Posted on April 1, 2004 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Harry Lee Manus Sr., 59, of Sparta, passed away March 29, 2004.
Manus was born Aug. 24, 1944, in White County to Andrew Jackson Manus and Isie Beth Hutson Manus.
He had been a truck driver.
Manus was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include his wife, Kathy Manus, of Sparta; two daughters, Christina Lou Phillips, Sonia Kathleen Hartman, both of Sparta; two sons, Harry Lee Manus Jr, of Dover, Russell Craig Manus, of Doyle; two sisters, Gladys Allbritton, of Lake City, Fla., Glenda Faye Smith, of Plant City, Fla.; seven grandchildren, Gregory Lee Young, Katie Leavonna Hartman, Andrew Craig Manus, Kayla Elaine Manus, Deidrea Allysun Hartman, … CONTINUED


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