Willard Franklin Green, born June 28, 1950, made his grand entrance into this world prompt, as he was known to be, at 7 months. His mother, Mary Frances, gave birth to this 4-pound baby boy at her mother’s house with her husband, Willard Harrison, by her side. A force even at 4 pounds, he was unyielding all the days of his life.
As a young boy, Frank attended Fredonia Baptist Church. Fredonia is where he became a Royal Ambassador and also where he accepted Christ as his Lord at the age of 9. Frank’s love of RAs continued throughout high school and the rest of his life.
WHITE COUNTY: Highway 84 Market, Jose’s Market, Airport Marathon, Dollar General (all stores), Geer’s Grocery, Wilmar Market, Highway 70 Market, Central View Market and Grill, Big T’s Market, Keith’s Market, The Landing, Lazy Days Market, Mapco Express, Peacock Express, Bon Air Market, EZ Food Mart, Walgreens, Floyd’s Cash Saver, Sparta Market, Highway 111 Shell, Walmart, Regas Exxon, Alcorn’s Market, South Young Market, All In One/Sunoco (next to Burger King), Post Office
VAN BUREN COUNTY: Peacock Express, Citgo, Dollar General, Save-A-Lot, Spencer Drug Co.
Third floor of the White County Courthouse, on Liberty Square
Programs begin at 7 p.m. CST
Sponsored by Virgin Falls State Natural Area, the Friends of Virgin Falls, And White County
September 19 – The Adventures of Working with Mules. Join mule trainer Malcolm Jessup as he shares stories of his travels, and insights into working with mules.
September 26 – Everything You Wanted to Know About a Tree But Was Afraid to Ask. Guy Zimmerman, retired from the Tennessee Division of Forestry, will speak on forest fires, invasive exotic species, urban forestry, selling timber, tree health and anything you wanted to know about a tree but … CONTINUED
Pictured are Hollie Walker, Sheila Jared, and Nicole Fignar of Life Care Center of Sparta holding the calendars.
Life Care Center of Sparta will be selling 2020 picture calendars now through Dec. 13, 2019, to help raise money for Alzheimer’s of Tennessee. These calendars would make great Christmas gifts. They are unique in their own way. To honor those who are living with this heartbreaking disease or in memory of loved ones who have passed away, their picture is placed in the slot on their birthday. Bible scriptures are throughout, and it will be a teaching tool as well on dementia and Alzheimer’s.
This disease affects people of all walks of life. All proceeds from this calendar will go to Alzheimer’s of Tennessee and will benefit … CONTINUED
Dawn Annette Altilio Evans, 53, of Sparta, passed away Nov. 11, 2019, in Nashville.
Mrs. Evans was born on Oct. 30, 1966, in Orlando, Florida, to Joseph Francis Altilio and Evelyn Annette Bennett Altilio.
She was served as a nurse for two years. She loved college football, especially Florida Gators. She loved camping, spending time with her family, nature, and being outdoors.
Mrs. Evans was preceded in death by her father, Joseph Francis Altilio.
Survivors include her husband, Jeff Evans, of Sparta; son, Sean Evans (Stephanie), of Chattanooga; mother, Evelyn Annette Bennett; two sisters, Donna Brandenburg (John), of Sparta, Debbie Hatchen (Bobby), of Sparta; and brother, Frank Altilio, … CONTINUED
Mt. Crest United Methodist Church will have a Live Nativity Children’s Christmas program beginning at 6 p.m., Dec. 11, at the church, 32979 Route 30 West, in Van Buren County. After the live nativity, there will be a special appearance by Santa. Hot cocoa, hot cider, and cookies will be provided.
Fall Creek Falls Fire Department will host a breakfast, 7-10 a.m., Nov. 23, at the fire hall, 24897 Route 30 East, in Van Buren County. The meal will include biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs, pancakes, hash brown potatoes, bacon, sausage, country ham, fried bologna, fruit, orange juice, coffee, and milk. Cost is $7 for adults. Children age 10 and under eat free.
There will be a book signing 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Dec. 7, 2019, hosted by Hamilton Dry Goods, 4075 Roberts-Matthews, in Sparta. S.L. Matthews, who is a historical fiction author, will be celebrating the debut of her novel, “Nickel’s Luck.” More information: (931) 739-6061.
White County Republican Party will meet at 7 p.m., Nov. 18, 2019, in the third floor courtroom, at the courthouse. Sheriff Steve Page and Police Chief Doug Goff will each recognize the Law Enforcement Officers of the Year from their respective departments. Immediately following the meeting, there will be a potluck Christmas dinner party on the second floor. Because of the busy holiday season, no meeting is scheduled for December.
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