Hubert H. Scott

Posted by | November 21, 2002 12:00 am

Hubert H. Scott, 74, of Sparta, passed away Nov. 16, 2002, at Cumberland Medical Center.
Scott was born Sept. 8, 1928, in White County, to Marion and Lassie Prater Scott.
He was retired from Thomas Industries.
Scott was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Lynn; one sister, Jennie Detharidge; and four brothers, Burl Scott, James Scott, Joe Scott and Tom Scott.
Survivors include his wife, Emogene Scott of Sparta; one daughter, Phyllis Scott of Sparta; one son, Glenn “Kato” and Missy Scott of Sparta; eight grandchildren, Kristy Scott, tony Scott, Jonathon Yott, Jamie Yott, Michael Scott, Chad Scott, Cody Scott and Tracy Witt; six great grandchildren, … CONTINUED


Mrs. Jessie Faye Green Dukes

Posted by | November 21, 2002 12:00 am

Mrs. Jessie Faye Green Dukes, 64, of Sparta, passed way Nov. 18, 2002.
Dukes was born Dec. 13, 1937, in Grundy County, to Charlie Rhea and Alma Gertrude King Green.
She had been a housewife.
Dukes was preceded in death by her mother and her husband, Joe Parker Payne.
Survivors include her father, Charlie Rhea Green of Sparta; husband, Marvin Dukes of Sparta; three son and daughters-in-law, Danny and Gail Payne of Sparta, Randy and Sheila Payne of Chattanooga, and Michael and Jeanette of Chattanooga; one daughter, Sharon Lack of Sparta; two brothers, Bobby Green of Knoxville and Charles Green of Spencer; two sisters, Joyce Armstrong and Elsie … CONTINUED


Salena S. Dunn

Posted by | November 21, 2002 12:00 am

Salena S. Dunn, 89, of Sparta, passed away Nov. 17, 2002, at Life Care Center of Sparta.
Dunn was born Sept. 19, 1913, in White County, to Verda Sherrell and Maggie Hutson Sherrell.
She had been a homemaker.
Dunn was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Willie Dunn; one son, J.V. Dunn; one half-brother; and one half-sister.
Survivors include one daughter and son-in-law, Myree and Bill Sparks of Sparta; one daughter-in-law, Geraldean Dunn of Morristown; four grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; and four great-great grandchildren.
Services were held at 2 p.m., Nov. 20, 2002, at Pistole Baptist Church with burial in Saylors Cemetery. Bro. Steve Farris and … CONTINUED


Mackinszy Andrew Malone Simpson

Posted by | November 21, 2002 12:00 am

Mackinszy Andrew Malone Simpson, 12, of Sparta, passed away Nov. 18, 2002.
Simpson was born Nov. 19, 1989, in Putnam County, to Robert Harold Simpson and Monica McDonald Simpson.
He had been a student at White County Middle School.
Simpson was preceded in death by his mother.
Survivors include his father, Robert Harold Simpson of Sparta; five brothers, Twan Simpson, Michael Henderson, Mitchell High, Micah High all of Sparta and Robert Shane Simpson; two aunts Joan Selby and Michelle Tollison both of Sparta; one uncle, James Simpson of Woodbury; and several aunts and uncles and cousins.
Services will be held at 1 p.m., Nov. 24, 2002, at Hunter … CONTINUED


Zuheir Hisham Charles “Charlie” Mansour

Posted by | November 21, 2002 12:00 am

Zuheir Hisham Charles “Charlie” Mansour, 16, of Sparta, passed away Nov. 18, 2002.
Mansour was born Dec. 12, 1985, in Putnam County.
He had been a student at White County High School.
Survivors include his mother, Marlene Meadows of Sparta; father, Hisham Mansour; two sisters, Andrea Lowery and Valarie Kirby both of Sparta; grandparents, Dellene Meadows of Sparta and Zuheir and Rachiez Mansour of Beruit, Lebanon.
Services will be held at 1 p.m., Nov. 21, 2002, at the chapel of Thurman Funeral Home with burial in Smith Chapel Cemetery. Bro. Harold Robinson will officiate.


Mildred J. “Millie” Arthur

Posted by | November 21, 2002 12:00 am

Mildred J. “Millie” Arthur, 57, of Linton, Ind., passed away Nov. 17, 2002.
Arthur was born Dec. 20, 1944, in Detroit, Mich., to Willis G. and Oletha B. Clayton Livingston.
She was a member of Otterbein United Methodist in Linton, Ind. Arthur was also a member of the Ladies Moose in Linton and the Ladies of the Eagles Lodge in Bedford.
Arthur was preceded in death by her father.
Survivors include her mother, Oletha B. Clayton Livingston of Bloomington; husband, Gary R. Arthur of Worthington, Ind.; two sons and daughters-in-law, Christopher D. and Cathy Followell of Linton, Ind. and Richard and Sara Arthur of Sparta; one daughter and … CONTINUED


Saying goodbye to wrinkles with Botox

Posted by | November 21, 2002 12:00 am

Kim Swindell Wood
An ordinary fall afternoon became a travel back in time as several women experienced a simple and effective treatment, which can help erase those telltale signs of aging from their faces. The answer to regaining that youthful appearance came in the form of one word – Botox.
Dr. Donald and Helen Pate hosted an open house Thursday to officially announce a new addition to their practice. Botox, which has been used extensively for a variety of conditions, is a toxin that blocks nerve impulses to muscles by blocking the receptor site for the appropriate neurotransmitter. The product has been FDA approved and has been shown … CONTINUED


Tea time at Crossroads

Posted by | November 21, 2002 12:00 am

Kim Swindell Wood
When someone mentions High Tea, an individual’s thoughts invoke images of blue blooded, English ladies, dressed up in feathered hats and white gloves, as they carefully hold their pinkie finger in the air as they sip from a cup of Earl Grey tea. However, Mother Shirley Raper will dispel all those misconceptions, during a cooking class to be held from 4-6 p.m., Nov. 24, 2002, at Crossroads Episcopal Church.
Raper has been a gourmet cook for more years than she cares to mention, and her exuberant personality precludes any ideas about temperamental chefs. “I’ve been cooking since I was about five or six,” she said, … CONTINUED


Quebeck residents angry about recent dumpster removal

Posted by | November 21, 2002 12:00 am

Kim Swindell Wood
“There are couches, refrigerators and stoves dumped all along the roadway,” said Jerry Thacker, resident of Quebeck. “As soon as the county executive was elected, our dumpsters were pulled. I’m telling you, something’s not right in the system.”
Thacker appeared before county commissioners on Monday night and was angry about the removal of the dumpsters from the Quebeck-Walling area.
Residents of the area have been waiting for the county commission’s decision about building a convenience center. However, the budget committee has said there is no money available to construct the site.
“It’s not right, and it’s not fair,” continued Thacker. “I know the dumpsters were … CONTINUED


Two Sparta youth die in crash

Posted by | November 21, 2002 12:00 am

Expositor Report
Two Sparta teens lost their lives in a one-vehicle collision on Bon Air mountain Monday.
Charles Mansour, 16, and Mackinszy Simpson, 12, both of Sparta, lost their lives after their 1998 Ford Contour crashed into a tree beside Coal Bank Road on Monday evening.
Authorities were dispatched to the scene at approximately 7:05 p.m. According to the report by
Trooper Michael Jolley, the Contour was traveling west on Coal Bank Road, going around a curve. As it approached the intersection of Flatt Rock Road and Coal Bank Road, the vehicle ran off the road on the left-hand side.
It then went through a chain link fence … CONTINUED


Tour group takes locals to Alaska

Posted by | November 21, 2002 12:00 am

Expositor Report
Suzanne and Mike Dickerson stopped to get a photo of the cruise ship in Ketchikan, Alaska on which they traveled throughout Alaska.
See more photos in the Nov. 21 edition of The Expositor.


Kenneth Ray Cope

Posted by | November 18, 2002 12:00 am

Kenneth Ray Cope, 70, of Spencer, passed away Nov. 13, 2002, at Veterans Hospital in Murfreesboro.
Cope was born Jan. 17, 1932, in Van Buren County to Milas Cope and Maggie Hickerson Cope.
He attended a Church of Christ and had been self-employed.
Cope was preceded in death by two brothers, Donald Cope and James Cope and one sister, Claudine Burns.
Survivors include one daughter, Gail Muciek of McMinnville; one son, Michael Cope of Spencer; one brother, Charles Cope of Spencer; five grandchildren, Stacey Floyd of McMinnville, Justin Boyd of Murfreesboro, Jordan Boyd of Cookeville and Amanda Dunlap and K.C. Cope both of Spencer; one great grandchild, Kayden … CONTINUED


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