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
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, 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.
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.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Lyda Daniels, Bessie Jo Stewart, Jean … CONTINUED
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