Monthly Archives: March 2006

WCHS soccer shut out by Cookeville

Posted on March 29, 2006 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Tammy Wilhite


Warrior baseball splits their most recent two games

Posted on March 29, 2006 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Tammy Wilhite


Jennie Lee Wheeler Troglan Cope

Posted on March 27, 2006 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Jennie Lee Wheeler Troglan Cope, 82, of Sparta, passed away March 22, 2006, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.
Cope was born May 22, 1923, in White County, to John Wheeler and Viola Mitchell Wheeler.
She had been a clerk.
Cope was preceded in death by her parents; several brothers and sisters; and husbands, Marion Clinton Troglen and George Cope.
Survivors include one son, David Troglen, of Sparta; one brother, David Van Wheeler, of Ohio; one grandson, Michael Troglen, of Sparta; three step-daughters, Karen Troglen, of Oklahoma, Kathy Troglen, of Pennsylvania, Donna Troglan, of Maryland; special girl, Alyssa; and several nieces and nephews.
Services were 3 p.m. March 25, … Read More


An era comes to an end at WCHS

Posted on March 26, 2006 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Tammy Wilhite


Robert Alton Puckett

Posted on March 23, 2006 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Robert Alton Puckett, 49, of Sparta, passed away March 18, 2006.
Puckett was born May 16, 1956, in Detroit, Mich., to Preston Alton Puckett and Marian Allene Brown Puckett.
He had been self-employed.
Puckett was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include one sister, Shirley Spivey; and one nephew, David Wayne Spivey.
Services were 11 a.m., March 20, 2006, at Thurman Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Old Bon Air Cemetery. Bro. Harold Robinson officiated.
Thurman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


Cutting and styling hair since 15

Posted on March 21, 2006 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Missy Jones
Junior Seibers knew when he was a teenage boy he wanted to cut hair for a living, and with a little encouragement from a supportive teacher he followed his heart.
Seibers has been in the hair business 36 years. He does not appear old enough to have been in business for that length of time. However, considering he began his career at 15, he got a jump start on the line of work that would eventually take him through almost four decades of his life.
Seibers knew he wanted to cut hair at a very young age.
He recalls being amazed as child when barber, A.Z. … Read More


Urby Franklin Hines

Posted on March 20, 2006 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Urby Franklin Hines, 76, of Smartt Station, passed away Mar. 17, 2006, at his residence.
Hines was born Jan. 29, 1930, in Huntsville, Ala., to the Urby Hines and Lemmer Perry Hines.
He had been a sheet metal worker for Ford Glass Plant in Nashville and was a member of Master Lodge 612 in Nashville, Al Menah Temple in Nashville, Ezl Lodge of Morrison, Scottish Rites, Eastern Star in Nashville, and Eastern Star in McMinnville.
Hines was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Etta Hines, of McMinnville; son, Clinton and wife Linda Hines, of Sparta; grandson, Charlie Ray Hines, of Sparta; brother, James … Read More


Betty Louise Pleasant

Posted on March 16, 2006 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Betty Louise Pleasant, 63, of McMinnville, passed away March 9, 2006.
Pleasant was born Aug. 22, 1942, in Warren County, to Amerson Pleasant and Elmer Louise Carr Pleasant.
She had been a homemaker.
Pleasant was preceded in death by her parents.
Survivors include one daughter, Jennifer Lillard, of Nashville; three sons, John Pleasant, James Pleasant, Johnathan Allen Pleasant, all of McMinnville; two brothers, William Buster Pleasant, Charles Edward Pleasant, both of Rock Island; and eight grandchildren.
Services were 1 p.m., March 13, 2006, at Love-Cantrell and Cope Funeral Home with burial in Martin Charge Cemetery. Michael Harris officiated.
Love-Cantrell and Cope Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Emergency room upgrades improve care

Posted on March 14, 2006 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Missy Jones
Dr. Phil Parker, new emergency room director at White County Community Hospital, is anticipating many improvements and a higher standard of care because of upgrades and new technological advancements being offered.
The advantages of choosing the E.R. at White County first are because it is close to home, patients receive personalized attention they may not get at a larger facility and patients get in and out much faster than other hospitals. These factors, coupled with the new improvements, are making White County a great option for emergency care.
Some of the upgrades include heart monitors for all rooms where each patient can be closely monitored from … Read More


Lynn H. Hutson

Posted on March 13, 2006 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Lynn H. Hutson, 74, of Sparta, passed away Feb. 8, 2006 at White County Community Hospital.
Hutson was born Oct. 13, 1931, in White County to the Wade H. Hutson and Lurla Ann James Hutson.
He served in the military during the Korean Conflict and he had been a taxi driver and a school bus driver.
Hutson was preceded in death by his parents; brother, A.J. Hutson; and grandson, Joshua.
Survivors include his wife, Edwina Bumbalough Hutson, of Sparta; son, Jeffrey Hutson and wife Stephanie, of Sparta; two grandchildren, Lindsay and Braxton Hutson, of Sparta.
Services were held at 1 p.m., Mar. 10, 2006, at Thurman Funeral Home … Read More


WCHS tennis ready to serve up victories

Posted on March 10, 2006 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Tammy Wilhite


Leonard W. Davis

Posted on March 9, 2006 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Leonard W. Davis, 86, of Cookeville, passed away March 4, 2006.
Davis was born June 4, 1919, in Van Buren County, to William E. and Mary Attie Anderson Davis.
He served in the U.S. Army Air Corp. during World War II as a staff sergeant and was retired from USDA Soil Conservation Service. He was a member of Christ Community Church.
Davis was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, James H., Herbert Franklin, and William Edward Davis; and two sisters, Mary Louise “Mammie” Davis and Alice Florene Davis Roberts.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Inez Peek Davis; two sons and daughters-in-law, Wayne and Tana Davis, of … Read More


New realtor striving to help support community schools by “Closing the Gap”

Posted on March 7, 2006 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Missy Jones
Century 21’s Chasity Womack is donating a portion of her closing fees to support education in White County.
Womack has only been a realtor for a few weeks, but already she is trying to step out and make a difference in White County.
She created a program she calls “Closing the Gap”. Anytime she closes on a home or a piece of land, she donates money back to the public schools in White County.
In 2006, she will donate $50 to the school system of every $50,000 that she closes on. The money will be donated to the school of the buyer’s choosing, as long as … Read More


Marian l. Holloway

Posted on March 6, 2006 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Marian L. Holloway, 87, of Pleasant Hill, passed away March 1, 2006, at Wharton Nursing Home.
Survivors include her husband, Eugene Holloway, of Pleasant Hill; one daughter, Gail Takes, of Sparta; five grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Services were 1 p.m., March 3, 2006, at DeRossett Church of Christ with burial in Stringtown Cemetery.
Thurman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


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