Monthly Archives: September 2018

Cowboys and Mothers Dance

Posted on September 26, 2018 10:10 am by Kim Swindell Wood


Lynn reunion

Posted on September 26, 2018 10:10 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Sunday, Oct. 14

Who: Lynn family

What: Reunion (Bring covered dish)

When: 11 a.m.-until

Where: Sparta Civic Center


Mason reunion

Posted on September 26, 2018 10:10 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Sunday, Oct. 7

Who: Descendants of Louis Chapell Mason and Cynthia Caroline Roberts Mason

When: 12:30 p.m.

Where: Quebeck Community Center

Contact: (931) 205-6025


Caravan Singers

Posted on September 26, 2018 10:10 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Sunday, Oct. 7

Who: Sparta Church of the Nazarene

What: Caravan Singers

When: 6 p.m.

Where: 1787 Smithville Highway

Contact: (931) 239-3231


Eastland breakfast

Posted on September 26, 2018 10:10 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Saturday, Oct. 6

Who: Eastland Volunteer Fire Department

What: Breakfast (scrambled eggs, ham, bacon, sausage, potatoes, gravy and biscuits, pancakes on request); $7 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under

When: 6-10 a.m.

Contact: (931) 935-8200 for deliveries


Sparta Head Start open house

Posted on September 26, 2018 10:10 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Friday, Oct. 5

Who: Sparta Head Start

What: Open house

When: 1-4 p.m.

Where: 430 N. Spring St.


BonDeCroft Head Start open house

Posted on September 26, 2018 10:10 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Wednesday, Oct. 3

Who: BonDeCroft Head Start

What: Open house

When: 1-4 p.m.

Where: 9020 Crossville Highway


Charles Steven Webb

Posted on September 26, 2018 10:10 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Charles Steve Webb, 68, of Moscow, Tennessee, formerly of Doyle, passed away Sept. 20, 2018, at this residence.

Mr. Webb was born April 26, 1949, to Skeet Webb and Johnnie Bell Lewellyn Webb.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Pam Winn Webb; brother, Tom Webb; and sister, Sylvia Webb Mullins.

Survivors include a daughter, Ida (Mike) Whaley, of Germantown; son, Zach Webb, of Moscow, Tennessee; brother Mike (Joy) Webb, of Sparta; stepsister, Joan (Jere) Wilson, of Sparta; brother-in-law, Jess Mullins, of Sparta; sister-in-law, Wanda Webb, of Knoxville; three grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

No services are planned at this time.

This information is courtesy


John Richard Higgins

Posted on September 26, 2018 10:10 am by Kim Swindell Wood

John Richard Higgins, 59, of Crossville, passed away suddenly, on Sept. 17, 2018, at his home.

Mr. Higgins was born Aug. 31, 1959, to Raymond Richard Higgins and Alma Pirhonen Higgins.

He was employed at Lowe’s of Crossville. He enjoyed golfing and fishing.

Survivors include his daughter, Amanda (Michael) Nance, of Columbia; two sons, Ryan (Michelle) Higgins, of Pam Bay, Florida, Steven (Rachel) Higgins, of Sanford, North Carolina; three sisters, Nancy Sidwell, Kathleen Jones, Christine Higgins; and one grandson, Caleb Higgins.

The family chose cremation. A gathering family and friends was held 4-6 p.m., Sept. 21, 2018, at Dyer Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions to help with arrangements may … Read More


William Lloyd Billings

Posted on September 26, 2018 9:09 am by Kim Swindell Wood

William Lloyd Billings, 80, passed away Sept. 24, 2018, at

Signature Healthcare in Putnam County.

Mr. Billings was born on Sept. 5, 1938, in DeKalb County, to William Richard Clyde Billings and Ora Mae Mahan Billings.

He was of the Christian faith. Mr. Billings owned and operated Billings Crane Service.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Clara Dunn Billings; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Jessie and Sam Dunn; beloved sister-in-law, Margie Hickey; beloved sons, David Eugene Billings, Daniel Lloyd Billings; grandson, Anthony Billings; and two brothers, John Anson Billings and Joel David Billings.

Survivors include a son, Donald Curtis Billings; daughter-in-law, Rene’ Billings; brother and sister-in-law, Berle and … Read More


Donald Dewey Higgins

Posted on September 26, 2018 9:09 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Donald Dewey Higgins, 84, of McMinnville, passed away Sept. 23, 2018, at his residence.

Mr. Higgins was born Sept. 10, 1934, in Pikeville.

He was a member of Northside Baptist Church.

Mr. Higgins was preceded in death by his parents, George Dewey Higgins and Nancy Ritchie Higgins, and four of his siblings.

Survivors include his wife of 66 years, Peggy Brady Higgins; children, Sharon (Russell) Ferguson, Janice (Ted) Richards, Keith Higgins; sisters, Doris Kimsey, Patricia Powell, Margie Tipton; four grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; two great-great- grandchildren; nephews and nieces; and many family friends.

Funeral service will be 2 p.m., Sept. 28, 2018, at McMinnville Funeral Home Chapel, with burial … Read More


Young Republican Club

Posted on September 26, 2018 9:09 am by Kim Swindell Wood


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