Posted on November 30, 2004 12:12 am by Sparta Live
Posted on November 29, 2004 12:12 am by Sparta Live
Frank Holtzclaw, 80, of Sparta, passed away Nov. 23, 2004.
Holtzclaw was born June 18, 1924, in West Virginia, to John Holtzclaw and Maude Eplin Holtzclaw.
He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and had been a supervisor at Borg Warner.
Holtzclaw was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include his wife Cora Holtzclaw, of Sparta; one daughter, Pat Holtzclaw; one grandchild, Kevin Holtzclaw, both of Quebeck; seven step children, Jeanette Schubert, Reba Gentry, James Hutson, all of Sparta, Richard Hutson, of Michigan, Linda Nealis, of Florida, Mike Capua, of Indiana, and Sam Capua, of West Virginia.
Services were at 10 a.m., Nov. 27, … Read More
Posted on November 24, 2004 12:12 am by Sparta Live
Evelyn A. Torrence Dahle, 89, of Waynesville, Ohio, formerly of Sparta, passed away Nov. 21, 2004.
Dahle was born Oct. 5, 1915, in New Boston, Ohio, to William McManus and Bertha Bennet McManus.
She had been a banker.
Dahle was preceded in death by her parents; two husbands, Franklin Torrence, William Dahle; and one son, Michael Torrence.
Survivors include one daughter-in-law, Reba Torrence; and seven grandchildren, Kimberly Torrence, Barbra Torrence, both of Xenia, Ohio, Eddie Seibers, of Florida, Jimmy Seibers, of McMinnville, Melissa Seibers, of Florida, Wallace Seibers, of Sparta, and Sheila Caffin, of Cookeville.
Services will be at 11 a.m., Nov. 24, 2004, at Thurman Funeral Home … Read More
Posted on November 23, 2004 12:12 am by Sparta Live
Sabra York, Life Care Center of Sparta executive director, and Janet Haston, marketing director, display the plaque received by Life Care for being a semi-finalist in the Better Business Bureau 2004 Torch Awards for Marketplace Ethics, in the “large size” category. The contest included businesses in 10 counties throughout the Upper Cumberland. Participants submitted a scrapbook of activities that dealt with work ethics, customer service, and more. LifeCare received the award on Nov. 16, 2004.
Posted on November 22, 2004 12:12 am by Sparta Live
Paul Richard Koss, 58, of Sparta, passed away Nov. 15, 2004.
Koss was born April 17, 1946, in Detroit, Mich., to Ted Koss and Edna Fowler Koss.
He had been an automotive supervisor with Chrysler.
Koss was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include one sister, Deborah Koss, of Warren, Mich.
Memorial services will be announced at a later date.
Posted on November 19, 2004 12:12 am by Sparta Live
Aaron Puckett makes a power move to the basket.
The eighth grade Warriors were the lone WCMS team to pick up a win.
Posted on November 18, 2004 12:12 am by Sparta Live
Sarah Frances Clendenon Sullivan, 70, of Spencer, passed away Nov. 16, 2004.
Sullivan was born Feb. 28, 1934, in Van Buren County, to Lloyd Clendenon and Eula Hitchcock Clendenon.
She was a retired factory worker.
Sullivan was preceded in death by her parents; two sons, Michieal Sullivan, Dewyne Sullivan; one sister, Clata Rae Clendenon; two brothers, Milton Clendenon and Harold Clendenon.
Survivors include husband, Dan Sullivan, of Spencer; two sons and daughters-in-law, Mark and Teresa Sullivan, Doan and Carrie Sullivan, all of Spencer; five sisters, Ruby DeCoursey, of Mt. Juliet, Martha Hale, Hazel Shockley, Juanita Shockley, Betty Keener, all of Spencer; three brothers, Lloyd Clendenon Jr., Cleston Clendenon, … Read More
Posted on November 16, 2004 12:12 am by Sparta Live
Tipping it off. Brooke Sunday literally tipped off the season when she jumped to start Belmont’s exhibition game against the University of North Alabama.
Sunday got the start in her first game ever in a Belmont uniform.
Belmont officially tips their season off this Saturday when they host Virginia Commonwealth.
Posted on November 15, 2004 12:12 am by Sparta Live
Linnie Mae Wilson Usrey, 82, of Sparta, passed away Nov. 11, 2004.
Usrey was born April 22, 1922, in Van Buren County, to Thomas Jefferson Margeson and Lillie Mae Barnes Margeson.
She had been a homemaker.
Usrey was preceded in death by her parents; and two husbands, Milburn Wilson and Randy Usrey.
Survivors include two daughters, Paulette Swoape, of Doyle, Willette Wilson, of Sparta; one son, David Wilson, of Sparta; two brothers, J.C. Margeson, of Sparta, Dibrel Margeson, of Spencer; eight grandchildren; and 13 great grandchildren.
Services were at 2 p.m., Nov. 14, 2004, at Old Country Holiness Church with burial in Town Cemetery. Bro. Billy Hawkins officiated… Read More
Posted on November 12, 2004 12:12 am by Sparta Live
With bank mergers a daily event and big banks getting ever bigger, it is important to know there is a superb community bank, Citizens Bank, right in your own neighborhood.
Citizens Bank has been rated 5-stars by BauerFinancial Inc., the nation’s leading independent bank rating firm, giving it the distinction of being one of the strongest banks in the nation.
What’s more, it has earned this 5-star rating 63 consecutive times.
(The rating is based on an evaluation of the most recent financial data filed with federal regulators and analyzed by BauerFinancial Inc.)
“Big banks don’t elicit the same trustworthiness as community banks,” remarks Karen Dorway, president of … Read More
Posted on November 11, 2004 12:12 am by Sparta Live
Adus James Martin, 71, of Sparta, passed away Nov. 7, 2004.
Martin was born June 21, 1933, in White County, to Adus Martin and Dimple Howard Martin.
He had been superintendent of construction.
Martin was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include his wife, Mabel Holman Martin; two daughters, Debbie Martin Whiteaker and husband Ed, of Pierce, Fla., Tracy Martin, of Sparta; one son, James Richard Martin and wife Karen, of Sparta; six grandchildren, Jami Autumn Reece and husband Craig, of Sparta, Aries James Martin, Rance Cordell Martin, both of Sparta, Martin Thomas Woodlee, Tim Whiteaker, Joey Whiteaker and wife Angel; one great-grandson, James Dyson Reece; one … Read More
Posted on November 9, 2004 12:12 am by Sparta Live
Local chamber members celebrate the grand opening of Coffee Corner with owners, Tom & Rhonda Dawson and Megan and Macey Dawson (not pictured). The Natural Answer Nutrition & Book Store and Coffee Corner, located at 33 W. Bockman Way in Sparta, offers specialty coffees, desserts, books, vitamins and herbs, Christian music and more. The phone number is 835-1005.
Posted on November 8, 2004 12:12 am by Sparta Live
June Ann Wilson Hale, 70, of Sparta, passed away Nov. 3, 2004.
Hale was born May 9, 1934, in Bristol, to Sidney L. Wilson and Mattie Belle Holland Wilson.
She had been a nurse.
Hale was preceded in death by her parents; and husband, Toby Hale.
Survivors include one daughter, Libby Selby, of Crossville; two sons, Geary Sims and wife Pu Cha, of Gallatin, Richard Bruce Sims and wife Vickie, of Elbert, Ind.; five grandchildren, Richard, Robert, Crystal, Lee, Lisa; and six great-grandchildren, Nathaniel, William, Daisy, Alexander, Billy and Pat.
Services were noon Nov. 6, 2004, at Hunter Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Oaklawn Cemetery. Bro. Fate … Read More
Posted on November 5, 2004 12:12 am by Sparta Live
The world has changed a great deal in the past century. From individually packaged food servings to disposable diapers, more garbage is generated now than ever before. The average American discards seven and a half pounds of garbage every day. This garbage goes mostly to landfills, where it is compacted and buried. As the amount of garbage grows, so will the pressures on landfills, resources and the environment.
Recycling is really just common sense, and until the “modern era,” it was a common household activity. Before the 1920’s, 70 percent of U.S. cities ran programs to recycle certain materials. During WWII, industry recycled and reused about … Read More
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