Cynthia Turcott

Posted on August 7, 2019 5:05 am by Kim Swindell Wood

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Cynthia Turcott, 58, of Sparta, passed away Aug. 5, 2019, at her home.

Mrs. Turcott was born Jan. 18, 1961, in Fairmont, Minnesota, the daughter of John Marushin and Ellen Itzen Marushin.

She retired after 31 years with the Veterans Administration. She founded the Second Chance Ranch for rescued animals, mainly horses, which she loved dearly.

Mrs. Turcott was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, John Marushin and Joe Marushin.

Survivors include her husband, William Turcott, of Sparta; brother, Jim Marushin (Lori), of Fairmont, Minnesota; and sister, Candace Shahan, of Minnesota.

A memorial service will be 3 p.m., Aug. 11, 2019, at Oak Lawn Funeral … CONTINUED


Ellie Guy Dalton

Posted on August 6, 2019 2:02 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

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Ellie Guy Dalton, 73, of Crossville, passed away Aug. 5, 2019, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.

Mrs. Dalton was born March 16, 1946, in Sparta, the daughter of Eugene Guy and Flora Kirby Guy.

She enjoyed knitting, reading, spending time with her family and friends, and attending church at Crab Orchard Christian Church.

Mrs. Dalton was preceded in death by her parents and an infant brother, Earl Clark Guy.

Survivors include her husband, Lindell Dalton, of Crossville; sons,

Darren Guy (Carrie), of Sparta, Corey Guy (Sandy), of Sparta; daughter, Mandy Ryan (Jon), of Walling; stepson, Bart Dalton; grandchildren, Scott Guy, Lindsey Guy, Todd Guy, Jack Guy, Kinzie Guy, … CONTINUED


Gerald Pat Jackson

Posted on August 6, 2019 2:02 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

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Gerald Pat Jackson, 70, of Crossville, passed away Aug. 5, 2019, at his home.

Mr. Jackson was born Feb. 14, 1949, in Crossville, the son of Charlie Jackson and Mollie Walker Jackson .

A memorial service will be 7 p.m., Aug. 8, 2019, at Pine Eden Baptist Church, in Crossville. The family will receive friends 4-7 p.m., Aug. 8, at the church

Oak Lawn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Larry Eugene Flynn

Posted on August 6, 2019 2:02 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

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Larry Eugene Flynn, 73, of Crossville, passed away Aug. 3, 2019, at Cumberland Medical Center.

Mr. Flynn was born July 29, 1946, in Crossville, the son of Earl Flynn and Gracie Blaylock Flynn.

No services are planned at this time.

Oak Lawn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Kenneth Gentry Young

Posted on August 3, 2019 9:09 am by Kim Swindell Wood

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Kenneth Gentry Young, 74, of Sparta, passed away Aug. 2, 2019, at his residence.

Mr. Young was born July 3, 1945, in Sparta, to Foster V.B. Young and Thelma England Young.

His work career included Tennessee Forestry Division; heavy equipment operator that included dozers, road graders, and front end loaders; Thomas Industries; and owning his own backhoe service. He also pastored several Free Will Baptist churches over a 20-year period.

Mr. Young was preceded in death by his parents; his siblings, Charles Edward Young, Arlie Young, Minnie Lee Kerley, Glinda Sue Young, Rachel Oliver, Earnestine Cope, Thomas Howard Young, and James Ray England; and several nieces, nephews, and … CONTINUED


Beulah “Mo” Moline Cravens

Posted on August 2, 2019 1:01 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

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Beulah “Mo” Moline Cravens, 91, of Sparta, passed away July 31, 2019. at her home.

Mrs. Cravens was born Sept. 9, 1927, in White County, to Willie Allen England and Roxie Lee Cooper England.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 66 years, Morgan “Junior” Cravens Jr.; son, Dennis Earl Cravens; and brothers and sisters, Margaret Webb, Vernell Mackie, Carol Oakley, Doc England, Edward England, Charles England, and Haston England.

Survivors include her sons, Jerry Morgan Cravens and wife Vicki, of Sparta, Robert Lee Cravens, of Sparta; daughter, Barbara June Duke, of Sparta; nine grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.

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James “Monkey Man” Herbert Hutson

Posted on August 2, 2019 1:01 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

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James “Monkey Man” Herbert Hutson, 63, of Sparta, passed away July 30, 2019, at his home.

Mr. Hutson was born March 11, 1956, in Sparta. He was the son of Cora Holtzclaw and the late Kenneth Hutson.

He was preceded in death by his father and father-in-law and mother-in-law, Jim and Ethelene Miller.

Survivors include his wife, Neva Hutson; daughter, Paige Hutson; sons, Dallas Hutson, Keaton Steele; mother, Cora Holtzclaw; grandchildren, Kaiden, Layla; brother, Richard (Joan) Hutson; sisters, Reba (Bob) Gentry, Jeanette Tenpenny; and several uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Funeral service will be 1 p.m., Aug. 3, 2019, at Oak Lawn Funeral Home, with burial in … CONTINUED


James “Monkey Man” Hutson

Posted on August 1, 2019 7:07 am by Kim Swindell Wood

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James “Monkey Man” Hutson, 63, of Sparta, passed away on July 30, 2019, at his home.

Funeral Arrangements are incomplete at this time.

A complete obituary will be posted as information becomes available.

Oak Lawn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Charles Thomas Carr

Posted on July 30, 2019 3:03 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

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Charles Thomas Carr, 81, a veteran and longtime resident of Athens, passed away July 26, 2019, at Wood Presbyterian Home, in Sweetwater.

Mr. Carr, more commonly known to friends and family as Charlie, was born April 1, 1938, in Sparta, to Roy Ray Carr and Mary Belle Pennington Carr.

Mr. Carr proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy, receiving the Trusty Shellback Certificate from the Imperium Neptuni Regis. He went on to have a 50-plus-year career in insurance sales, in Athens, Tennessee, and surrounding areas. Mr. Carr was of the Baptist faith.

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Glenn Don Dougherty

Posted on July 30, 2019 2:02 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

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Glenn Don Dougherty, 89, of Sparta, passed away July 30, 2019, at his home, in Sparta.

Mr. Dougherty was born Jan. 28, 1930, in Clawson, Michigan, the son of Omar and Dora Dougherty.

No services are scheduled at this time.

Oak Lawn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Mark Davis Manus

Posted on July 30, 2019 1:01 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

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Mark Davis Manus, 42, a native of Sparta, passed away July 29, 2019.

Mark was born Jan. 29, 1977, in Cookeville, to Monte Ray Manus and Pamela Davis Manus.

He was a 1995 graduate of White County High School and earned a bachelor’s degree from Tennessee Tech University. Mark had a successful career in logistics, most notably for FedEx Ground. As an only child, Mark grew up as a movie buff who could quote any line from any film, a music lover of all genres, a devoted fan of pro wrestling and UT football, and an avid golfer. Mark will best be remembered as a good guy and … CONTINUED


Mark Davis Manus

Posted on July 29, 2019 3:03 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

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Mark Davis Manus, 42, passed away Monday, July 29, 2019.

Mr. Manus was born Jan. 29, 1977.

Funeral arrangements will be announced after 12 noon, on Tuesday.

Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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