Terry Glynn Nash

Posted by | February 12, 2004 12:00 am

Terry Glynn Nash, 44, of Sparta, passed away Feb. 9, 2004, at Centennial Medical Center, in Nashville.
Nash was born May 3, 1959, in White County, to James C. and Evelyn Aileen Prater Nash.
He had been a lab technician.
Survivors include his parents, James C. and Evelyn Aileen Prater Nash, of Sparta; twin brother, Jerry Lynn Nash, of Atlanta, Ga., and brother, James Michael Fox, of Cookeville; niece, Chrissie White, of Sparta; one nephew, J.J. Fox, of Cookeville; and aunts and uncles.
Private services were Tuesday at Hunter Funeral Home with burial in Oaklawn Cemetery. Jerry Young officiated.
Hunter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


Warriors lose heartbreaker in overtime

Posted by | February 10, 2004 12:00 am

Tammy Wilhite
Mr. and Miss Basketball. Brooke Sunday and Seth England were honored as WCHS’s 2003-04 Mr. and Miss Basketball prior to the game with Lebanon.



Several vehicles float in high water

Posted by | February 10, 2004 12:00 am

Jody Sliger
Excessive rain overflows creeks and streams causing several roadways to be closed.
White County Road Department hit the streets early Friday morning
putting out signs to warn people about the dangers of high water across the road.
Before 7 a.m., on Feb. 6, 2004, several signs had been removed, and in one case led to a vehicle traveling into the water and created a few tense moments for its driver.
Harvey Martin was traveling on Blue Springs Road when he came to water over the roadway. Martin indicated he did not know the road was flooded because there were no signs. His vehicle was in the … CONTINUED


Jernigan passes away after wreck

Posted by | February 10, 2004 12:00 am

Kim Swindell Wood
A well-loved White County woman has passed away five days after she was involved in a crash on Plum Creek Road, on Feb. 2, 2004.
Arrie Mae Roberts Jernigan, 71, of Sparta, died Friday night at Erlanger Hospital, because of injuries she received in the accident.
According to Trooper Tim Kring, of Crossville, Robert Jernigan, 48, of Sparta, was the driver of a 1994 Geo Metro in which Arrie Mae was a passenger. The crash occurred at approximately 7:25 p.m.
Robert was traveling east on Plum Creek Road, when he lost control of the vehicle. He overcorrected and left the roadway on the right side. … CONTINUED


Shopping center to open by summer ’04

Posted by | February 10, 2004 12:00 am

Kim Swindell Wood
The rapidly growing business segment of Sparta and White County will soon be adding one more addition with the upcoming groundbreaking for a brand new shopping center.
According to Frank T. Callaway, of Atlanta, Beck Property Co. will be the developer of the new Taft Church Station Shopping Center, which will be constructed adjacent to the new Wal-Mart Supercenter.
“This is a typical center for us,” said Callaway. “We try to do small shopping centers in and around Wal-Marts and throughout the Southeast.”
Callaway and Rosemary Beck, also of Atlanta, are partners in this latest business enterprise. Callaway, who is formerly of Knoxville, received his … CONTINUED


Arrie Mae Jernigan

Posted by | February 9, 2004 12:00 am

Arrie Mae Jernigan, 70, passed away Feb. 6, 2004.
Jernigan was born May 29, 1933, in White County to Whitley Roberts and Bessie Baker Roberts.
She was preceded in death by her father; husband, Leon Jimmy Jernigan; two brothers, Homer Whitley Roberts, Larry D. Roberts; one sister, Hazel Roberts.
Survivors include one daughter, Sue Hillis, of Sparta; three sons, Roberts Jernigan, of Sparta, Ronald Jernigan, of Little Rock, Ark., Donald Jernigan, of Sparta; mother, Bessie Roberts, of Sparta; four sisters, Jeanne Kirby, of Cookeville., Opal Williams, of Sparta, Frances Whitley, of Franklin, Wanda McGhee, of Sparta; nine brothers, Harvey Roberts, of Sparta, Charles Roberts, of Farmington Hill, Mich., … CONTINUED


Iris Novella Bain Adams

Posted by | February 9, 2004 12:00 am

Iris Novella Bain Adams, 91, of Rock Island, passed away Feb. 8, 2004.
Adams was born Feb. 5, 1913, in White County to Jessie Arch Bain and Ninnie Grisson Bain.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Survivors include her husband, Orene Adams, of Rock island, four daughters, Deborah Ballew, of Bone Cave, Anna Mae Sharp, Jewellene McGowan, both of Rock Island, Lucille Wagner, of Lansing, Mich.; five sons, Bobby Adams, Bill Adams, both of Bone Cave, Julius Adams, Ivey Hillis, James H. Dickie Hillis, all of McMinnville; 29 grandchildren; 58 great grandchildren; 22 great-great grandchildren; and one sister, Gladys Hash, of McMinnville.
Services will be at … CONTINUED


Tiffany Faith Robinson Jenkins

Posted by | February 9, 2004 12:00 am

Tiffany Faith Robinson Jenkins, 30, of Georgia, formerly of White County, passed away Feb. 6, 2004.
Jenkins was born to Jack Robinson and Mary Robinson.
She had been a dispatcher for E911 in Georgia.
Jenkins was preceded in death by one brother, Gary Wayne Robinson.
Survivors include her husband, Von Jenkins, of Georgia; one son, Oliver Jenkins, of Georgia; father, Jack Robinson and wife Kathleen, of Sparta; and mother, Mary Robinson, of Georgia.
Memorial services will be at 2 p.m., Feb. 15, 2004 at East Sparta Church of God. Bro. James Rittenberry will officiate.
Thurman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Charles Ernest Keathley

Posted by | February 9, 2004 12:00 am

Charles Ernest Keathley, 70, of Mt. Juliet, passed away Feb. 8, 2004.
Keathley was born Sept. 27, 1933, in White county to Jim and Verta Hutchings Keathley.
He was retired from Ford Motor Company.
Keathley was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include his wife, Geneva Jenkins Keathley, of Mt. Juliet; two sons, Kevin Keathley, of Indianapolis, Ind., Chuck Keathley and wife, Laura, of Toledo, Ohio; one sister, Mildred Sparkman, of Cleveland; two brothers, James Keathley, of Sparta, Jerry Keathley. of Brentwood; two grandchildren, Adrienne Keathley, of Atlanta, Ga., and Emma Keathley, of Indianapolis, Ind.
Services will be at 11 a.m., Feb. 10, 2004, at Hunter Funeral … CONTINUED


Leona Blaylock Davis Clemmons

Posted by | February 9, 2004 12:00 am

Leona Blaylock Davis Clemmons, 88, of Sparta, passed away Feb. 5, 2004.
Clemmons was born March 15, 1915, in White County, to Frank Blaylock and Laura Tollison Blaylock.
She had been a homemaker.
Survivors include one daughter and son-in-law, Beulah “Tootsie” and Lester Taylor, of Sparta; three sons and daughters-in-law, Jimmy and Connie Davis, Jackie and Mary Ann Davis, Leslie and Regina Davis, all of Sparta; two sisters, Lorene Young, Estelle Blaylock, both of Sparta; one brother, Cordell Blaylock, of Chattanooga; 12 grandchildren; nine great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.
Services were at 2 p.m., Feb. 7, 2004, at Hunter Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Eastland Cemetery. … CONTINUED


James L. “Bo” Selby

Posted by | February 9, 2004 12:00 am

James L. “Bo” Selby, 79, of Sparta, passed away Feb. 5, 2004.
Selby was born Oct. 12, 1924, in White County, to Jim Martin Selby and Frances Null Selby.
He was retired from Mallory Timers.
He served in the Army during World War II.
Selby was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Vinson Selby, of Sparta; two daughters, Mary Abston and husband, Melvin, Joyce Spivey and husband, Ronnie, all of Sparta; four grandchildren, Daniel Abston, Carol Abston, Tammy Hitchcock and husband, Bill, Derona Lee and husband Stacy, all of Sparta; three great grandchildren, Katy, Shelby, Brittany; and several nieces and nephews.
Services were … CONTINUED


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