Monthly Archives: January 2005

James Robert Taylor

Posted on January 31, 2005 12:12 am by Sparta Live

James Robert ‘Bob’ Taylor, 73, of Huntington, Ind., passed away Jan. 28, 2005.
Taylor was born Feb. 19, 1931, in White County, to Bedford Taylor and Euni Webb Taylor.
Taylor served as a cook with the United States Navy during the Korean Conflict.
Taylor was preceded in death by his parents;
his wife, Irene Selby Taylor; one daughter, Katherine M. Taylor Dolby; one sister, Mattie Rae Taylor; and one brother, Ed Taylor.
Survivors include four sons, William Stan Taylor, Robert A. Taylor, James Mike Taylor, Tim Taylor, all of Huntington, Ind.; five sisters, Jenny Presley, of Cookeville, Mary Cox, Christine Clark, Anna Brown, all of Sparta, Reba Proffit, … Read More

Warriorettes keep pace with 50-40 win

Posted on January 28, 2005 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Tammy Wilhite

Pattye Ann Anderson

Posted on January 27, 2005 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Pattye Ann Anderson, 72, of Sparta, passed away Jan. 26, 2005.
Anderson was born Dec. 30, 1932, in White County, to Casto Lockwood and Marie Goff Lockwood.
She had been an assembly operator.
Anderson was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Oakley Andersons; two sons, Bobby Anderson, Vander Eugene Anderson; three brothers, Arnold, Donald, Glenn Lockwood; one sister, Linda Howard.
Survivors include six daughters, Linda Brown, Janice Davis and husband Lynn, Judy Sapp and husband Glen, Connie Austin and husband Brad, Cindy Kent and husband Dan, Pam Wyatt and husband Teddy, all of Crossville; two sons, Ed Anderson, of York, Neb., Don Anderson, of Sparta.
Services are … Read More

Warriorettes earn second place tie

Posted on January 25, 2005 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Tammy Wilhite

Clela Mae Cruise Bebow

Posted on January 24, 2005 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Clela Mae Cruise Bebow, 98, of McMinnville, passed away Jan. 19, 2005.
Bebow was born March 9, 1906, in White County, to Asa Cruise and Ivy Jenkins.
She had been a homemaker.
Bebow was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Bebow; one daughter, Dorothy Dodson Lee; one sister, Delma Cruise Holliday; and one brother, Plummer Cruise.
Survivors include son-in-law, Robert Lee; special friend, Dema Sue Lee; one granddaughter, Carol Lee Hamblen; one grandson, Ronald S. Lee, all of McMinnville; five great-granddaughters, April Lee Dove, Tera Mooneyham, Tricia Richardson, Leann Hamblen Long, and Megan Hamblen, all of McMinnville; one niece, Louise Phillips; one nephew, Harold Holliday, both of … Read More

Supplying the essentials

Posted on January 21, 2005 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Jody Sliger
Sparta’s newest salon is open and ready for business.
Essentials Salon and Day Spa, located at 221 West Turntable Road, is ready to supply all the essentials for beauty and well being.
Five hair stylist, a massage therapist, an aesthetician and a nail technician, have come together to offer skin and beauty treatments from head to toe.
With exquisite décor and soothing music, the relaxing atmosphere will revive souls while completing the beauty treatment.
Crystal Gateley, of Essentials, said, “We are happy to be open and want everyone to stop by and see what we have to offer.”
One of the rooms is set up for … Read More

Lassie Swindell

Posted on January 20, 2005 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Lassie Swindell, 92, of Sparta passed away Jan. 15, 2005.
Swindell was born July 25, 1912, in Putnam County, to William D. Thomas and Susie Riley Thomas.
She had been a homemaker.
Swindell was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Robert Lee Swindell and grandchildren.
Survivors include one daughter, Glenda Copeland and husband Keith; two sons, Ben Swindell and wife Zelda, Bobby Swindell and wife Betsy, all of Sparta; four sisters, Edith Francis, of Idaho, Gladys Davidson, of Murfreesboro, Sue Floyd, of Brentwood, Pauline McLaurin, of Cookeville; five grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Services were at 2 p.m., Jan. 16, 2005, at Thurman Funeral Home Chapel … Read More

Warriors split weekend games

Posted on January 18, 2005 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Tammy Wilhite

Ruby Louise Austin

Posted on January 17, 2005 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Ruby Louise Austin, 69, of Sparta, passed away Jan. 13, 2005.
Austin was born Jan. 23, 1935, in White County, to Charlie Robert Goodwin and Della Howell Goodwin.
She had been a seamstress.
Austin was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Rickey Dow Austin; and two brothers, Thomas Goodwin and James Harold Goodwin.
Survivors include her husband, Carlos Austin; daughter, Connie Austin Davis and husband Frankie; four sisters, Bonnie Summers, of Smithville, Dorothy Hutchings, Linda Pittman, and Hazel Dickerson, all of Sparta; three brothers, Charles Goodwin, Robert Goodwin, Billy Joe Goodwin, all of Sparta; and one grandson, Joshua Keaton Austin.
Services were at 1 p.m., Jan. … Read More

Linda Sue Little

Posted on January 16, 2005 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Linda Sue Little, 57, of Concord passed away January 10, 2006.
Little was born Sept. 4, 1948, in White County, to Willie Roach and Beatrice Roach.
She was a lifelong member of Bon Air Church of God. She was employed with IBM.
Little was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother who had a tremendous work ethic. She had an inspirational two-year battle with cancer.
Little was preceded in death by her parents.
Survivors include her loving husband of 39 years, Tom Little, of Concord; two sons, Tim Little and wife Julie, of Barnesville, Ga., Stephen Little, of Charlotte; one sister, Pat Peters and husband Ken, of Sparta; two … Read More

Warriors stun Blue Devils in overtime with major comeback

Posted on January 14, 2005 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Tammy Wilhite

David Cordell Holland

Posted on January 13, 2005 12:12 am by Sparta Live

David Cordell Holland, 80, passed away Jan. 9, 2005.
Holland was born Sept. 18, 1924, in White County, to Samuel Holland and Mary Etta Cope Holland.
He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was a farmer.
Holland was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Ethel Billings Holland; four sisters, Bessie Hutchings, Lucille Hutchings, Mattie Belle Wilson, Novella Keathley; and five brothers, Ernest, Everette, Sebron, Samuel Jr., and Monroe.
Survivors include one brother, James Holland, of Sparta; several nieces and nephews; and caregivers, Retha Maxwell and Opal Simmons.
Services will be at 11 a.m., Jan. 12, 2005, at Thurman Funeral Home Chapel with burial … Read More

King Buffet celebrates grand opening

Posted on January 11, 2005 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Jeanne Bruce
Grand opening. Employees and friends of John Wang, manager for King Buffet, celebrate with a Sparta-White County Chamber ribbon cutting. King Buffet reopens in the former Maple Buffet building at 121 Churchill Drive in Sparta. The buffet is open 11 a.m.-9 p.m., Monday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Friday and Saturday, and 11 a.m.-9 p.m., Sunday. For more information, call 837-6888.

Charlene Lee Measles

Posted on January 10, 2005 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Charlene Lee Measles, 66, of Sparta, passed away Jan. 8, 2005.
Measles was born Aug. 1, 1938, in White County, to Hubert Clarence Lee and Daisy T. McCloud Lee.
She had been a homemaker.
Measles was preceded in death by her parents, and one brother, Bobby Lee.
Survivors include one son, Charles Dennis and wife Farrah; one daughter, Rhonda McGahee and husband Jamie; one step daughter, Patty Anderson; three sisters, Ruth Young and husband Millard, Barbara Sparks and husband Benny, Jean Brady and husband Galen, all of Sparta; friends, Dr. Donald and Geraldine Bradley; and seven grandchildren, Brooke Conley, Breanna Conley, Zackary Conley, C.J. Dennis, Haley Dennis, Dustin … Read More

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