Monthly Archives: May 2005

WCHS soccer and softball suffer district losses

Posted on May 6, 2005 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Tammy Wilhite
Saving a goal. Warrior goalkeeper, Shane Kline, jumps to save a goal during the WCHS soccer team’s 4-1 loss to Blackman Tuesday.
The Warriors did score a goal on the Blaze which is something that hasn’t been done often this season.


Sarah E. “Bessie” Allen

Posted on May 5, 2005 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Sarah E. “Bessie” Allen, 93, of Cookeville, passed away May 1, 2005.
Allen was born November 5, 1911, in Jackson County, to Matthew and Martha Roberts Keith.
She had been a homemaker.
Allen was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Zenith Allen; one son, Winford Allen; one granddaughter, Jennifer Allen; one great-grandson, Daniel Allen; brothers and sisters, Lena Jones, Nora Netherton, Mattie Woy, Huey Keith, Norman Keith, Joe Keith, and Johnny Keith.
Survivors include five daughters and three sons-in-law, Mattie Rush of Portland, Tenn., Velma and Steve Demps of North Carolina, Mildred Harness, Anna and Clayton Lee, and Mary and Roy Fields, all of Cookeville; two … CONTINUED


Warriors fall to Pioneers 4-1

Posted on May 3, 2005 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Tammy Wilhite


Bertha Hale Cummings

Posted on May 2, 2005 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Bertha Hale Cummings, 84, of Spencer, passed away May 1, 2005.
Cummings was born September 23, 1920, in Van Buren County, to Jeff Hale and Mary Yates Hale.
She was a retired factory worker and homemaker.
Cummings was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Clifford Cummings; one son, Robert Edward Cummings; two grandsons, David Earl Dishman and Michael Edward Cummings; two sons-in-law, Seaborn Miller and F.D. Shockley.
Survivors include three daughters and sons-in-law, Kelley and Jewell Hennessee or Rock River, Oddie and Stella Shoupe of Sparta, and Bettye Shockley of Spencer; three grandsons, Lynn and Pat Millraney of Sparta, Terry Cummings of Spencer and Andy Lee … CONTINUED


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