Monthly Archives: November 2005

Sleepy’s Place Antiques under new management

Posted on November 29, 2005 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Missy Jones
Sleepy’s Place is a one-of-a-kind store that not only buys and sells antiques and furniture, but also offers helpful, hometown service.
Sleepy’s Place specializes in antiques and glassware. The store also has appliances, furniture, knives, lamps, toys, pictures and dishes. Sleepy’s offers a variety of merchandise to accommodate the shopper.
The store manager is J.B. Wilhite. Wilhite takes great pride in his work and gives the customer his full attention. He is always ready to help find the perfect antiques and accessories for a person’s home.
Shoppers will always feel welcome and enjoy spending a little time with Wilhite. He finds joy in helping others and … Read More


Edward Nunley

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

Edward Nunley, 86, of Doyle, passed away Nov. 23, 2005, at Master’s Healthcare Center, in Algood.
Survivors include his wife, Hazel Worley Nunley, of Dover; children, Geraldine Dunn and Patricia Duvall, both of Sparta, and Opal McWain, Sherry Miller, Waymon Eddie Nunley, Allen Nunley and Steve Nunley, all of Washington; mother of his children, Virginia Nunley, of Washington; 17 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; 12 great-great grandchildren; and one sister, Parlie Moore, of Cartwright.
Services were 1 p.m., Nov. 26, 2005, at Hunter Funeral Home with burial in Doyle Cemetery.
Hunter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


Freshmen sweep openers over Oakland

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

Tammy Wilhite
Up and in! Freshman Warriorette, Ashley Page, puts the ball up and in for two of her 18 points in the ninth grade team’s 70-24 opening night win over Oakland.


Arvel E. Herren

Posted on November 23, 2005 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Arvel E. Herren, 91, of Cookeville, passed away Nov. 20, 2005.
Herren was born Oct. 29, 1914, in Putnam County, to Oscar Herren and Delina Randolph Herren.
He was a member of Willow Ave. Church of Christ, a retired self-employed carpenter and a trades instructor in the 50s at Baxter Seminary.
Herren was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Charles Herren; and one sister, Odell Clemons.
Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Pauline Henry Herren; three brothers and sisters-in-law, James Herren and wife Joann, L.V. Herren and wife Marie, all of Cookeville, and Odis Herren and wife Louise, of Dayton, Ohio; one sister, Orna Henry, … Read More


Warriorettes open with two wins

Posted on November 22, 2005 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Tammy Wilhite


Edna Rose Chaffin

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

Edna Rose Chaffin, 85, of Sparta, passed away Nov. 14, 2005.
Chaffin was born to Justin Boulet and Marie Boulet.
She was a member of Trinity Assembly and a homemaker.
Chaffin was preceded in death by her parents.
Survivors include her husband, Jim N. Chaffin, of Sparta; six children, Aundria and Lenny Pavlovicz, of North Royalton, Ohio, Donna Kline, of Burnswick, Ohio, Susan Chaffin, of Sparta, Janis and Ignacio Garcia, of Mansfield, Ohio, Lori and Jack Walsh, Donald Chaffin, both of Hollywood, Fla; her former husband George Asad, of Barberton, Ohio; 15 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
Chaffin was cremated and a memorial service will be held at a … Read More


WCHS basketball tips off Friday night

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

Tammy Wilhite


Charlie Lawson

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

Charlie Lawson, 71, of Sparta, passed away Nov. 14, 2005.
Lawson was born June 23, 1934, to Robert Lawson and Rosha Manus.
He had been a woodworker at Sparta Spoke Factory.
Lawson was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers, Richard Lawson, Willard Lawson, Horace Lawson, James Lawson and one sister, Madelene Dunn.
Survivors include his wife, Betty Jean Kirby Lawson; one daughter, Romona England and husband Lester; one granddaughter, Drema England; two sisters, Betty Rice and husband Harold, Clara Holland and husband Leslie; three brothers, Albert Lawson, John Lawson and wife Beverly, Robert Lawson, all of Sparta; and several nieces and nephews.
Services were 11 a.m., … Read More


New breast cancer treatment available

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

Missy Jones
Dr. Rick Gibbs and White County Community Hospital have teamed up to offer the latest advancements in breast cancer treatment, which will reduce the need for many mastectomies and lumpectomies.
Gibbs, a thoracic and general surgeon, is offering a new procedure in breast cancer treatment. Gibbs said the procedure is
“quickly becoming the standard of care in breast cancer treatment, although not all hospitals are currently doing it.”
The procedure is called sentinel lymph node removal. By locating and removing the sentinel node, the patient’s operation can be less extensive. Because the amount of dissection is limited, complications are minimized.
When a patient is diagnosed with … Read More


Hadyn and Olivia Pope

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

Hadyn and Olivia Pope, twin infants of Stephanie Jane Bryant Pope and Richard Dale Pope Jr., of Sparta, were born and passed away Nov. 11, 2005.
Survivors include their parents; two sisters, Makayla Pope, Victoria Sullivan, all of Sparta; grandparents, Roger and Pam Bryant, Denise Keen, all of Sparta, Richard Pope, of Doyle; great-grandparents, Elizabeth Boles, of Doyle, Gladys Brown, of Sparta; and several aunts and uncles.
Services were graveside at 2 p.m., Nov. 12, 2005, at Highland Cemetery. Arnold Conley officiated.
Hunter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


Flora Dee Dunson

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

Flora Dee Dunson, 80, of Baxter, passed away Nov. 5, 2005.
Dunson was born Feb. 16, 1925, in Putnam County, to Henry Taylor Thomas and Margaret Alice Mills Thomas.
She was a member of Russell Church of Christ, a homemaker and factory worker with Acme Boot Company.
Dunson was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 60 years, Samuel Ernest Dunson; one daughter, Onita Rutherford; one grandson, Chad Nabors; three brothers, Sidney Thomas, Sammie Thomas, Simon Thomas; two sisters, Ova Thomas, Ora Henley; father-in-law, Sam Dunson and mother-in-law, Cordie Dunson.
Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Elaine and Ronnie Nabors, Linda and Steve Blair, all of … Read More


Quick oil change with convenience

Posted on November 8, 2005 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Missy Jones
J&R Mobile Lube is owned by Jason Wilson and Rodney Poston, and these two men have developed a service that is geared toward the person who doesn’t have time to waste.
Their business concept is an unusual one. Wilson and Poston “come to you” and change the oil in your car or truck. A person never leaves the comfort of their home or office.
J&R Mobile Lube provides the same services a customer receives at any oil change business.
J&R not only change oil, but they also change filters, top off fluids, and air up the tires.
Wilson and Poston provide a 14-point inspection and stock … Read More


Mattie Irene Holman Nation

Posted on November 7, 2005 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Mattie Irene Holman Nation, 70, of Sparta, passed away Nov. 1, 2005.
Nation was born March 3, 1935, in White County to Jimmy Holman and Monerva Jane Bryant Holman.
She had been employed at Mallory Controls.
Nation was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Bill Tom Nation; one brother James Holman.
Survivors include one daughter, Joyce Nation Nesbitt and husband David, of Chattanooga; two sons, Bill Tom Nation Jr. and wife Denease, of McMinnville, Jimmy Clay Nation, of Spencer; two sisters, Wilma Bennett, Rachel Mabe; four brothers, Ray Holman, Clay Holman, R.T. Holman, all of Sparta, Charles Holman, of Walling; five grandchildren, Ryan Nation, Brandi Nation, … Read More


Warriors set to battle state’s top team

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

Tammy Wilhite


Marvin Wayne Heady

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

Marvin Wayne Heady, 53, of Sparta, passed away Nov. 1, 2005.
Heady was born July 12, 1952, in Toledo, Ohio, to Marvin Heady and Doris Ann Dobbs Heady Roberts.
He served in the U.S. Army during Vietnam and worked as a machine operator at S & S Screw Company.
Heady was preceded in death by his grandparents; Tolbert and Lennie Heady; and one brother, Robert Michael Heady.
Survivors include his wife, Opal Heady, of Sparta; mother, Doris Ann Roberts, of Sparta; father, Marvin Heady, of Michigan; one daughter and son-in-law, Constance and Rodney Johnson, of Sparta; two sisters, Sharon Jolly, Sandra Price; two brothers, Gary Heady, Chris Heady, … Read More


Headed to Maryville for playoffs Rhea County spoils senior night for Warriors

Posted on November 1, 2005 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Tammy Wilhite


© Copyright 2017 | Sparta Live