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James Willard King

February 24, 2021

Mr. James Willard King, age 65, passed away Sunday February 21, 2021. A Van Buren County native, James was born on July 19, 1955 to the late George Willard King and Clata Ruth Bouldin King who survives.  James attended the Church of Christ. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by brother; […]


Mary Ann Gillentine Tarrant

February 21, 2021

Mrs. Mary Ann Gillentine Tarrant, age 85, passed away Friday February 19, 2021 at Morning Point of East Hamilton from a lingering illness. She was born in Wilder, Tennessee on March 3, 1935 to the late Hubert Haskell and Ira Mae Banks Gillentine.  Mary was a retired Tech Sargent In the United States Air Force, […]


Lucille Eleanor Caldwell

February 13, 2021

Lucille Eleanor Caldwell, age 100, passed away Wednesday February 3, 2021 at the residence of her granddaughter Amy Howard in the Laurel Creek Community.  Lucille was born in Toledo, Ohio on November 7, 1920 to the late Thomas and Marie Demars Hausmann. She was retired from American Motors and was of the Catholic faith. In […]


Chester Sullivan

February 9, 2021

Mr. Chester Sullivan, age 87, passed from this life Sunday February 7, 2021 at Alive Hospice in Murfreesboro.  A Van Buren County native, Chester was born in Spencer on October 27, 1933 to the late Titus Page and Della Elizabeth Yates Sullivan.  Chester retired from Acument Global, was a hard worker, an avid deer hunter/fisherman […]


Thelma Georgene Martin

February 2, 2021

Mrs. Thelma Georgene Martin, age 93, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, January 31, 2021.  She passed away peacefully of natural causes at NHC in McMinnville, TN.  Thelma was born in Van Buren County on December 10, 1927 to late George Leoton Delong and Dema Esta McCoy. Thelma was a member of Mt. […]


Barbara Ann Johnson

January 26, 2021

Barbara Ann Johnson, age 57, passed from this life Sunday January 24, 2021 at Saint Thomas Mid-Town Hospital in Nashville, TN. Barbara was born in Tampa, FL on October 11, 1963 to the late James Milton and Willie Morine Reeves Yates.  She was a homemaker and a member of Clark’s Chapel Church of God. In […]


Alma Jean Sparkman

January 26, 2021

Mrs. Alma Jean Sparkman, age 85, passed from this life Sunday January 24, 2021 at NHC of Sparta. A Van Buren County native, Alma was born on July 26, 1935 to the late Alfred and Pearl Maynard Measles. Alma loved her family and her flowers.  She attended the Church of Christ. In addition to her […]


Charles Lester Baker, Jr.

January 22, 2021

Celebrating the life of Charles Lester Baker, Jr., age 85 who passed from this life to his eternal home on Wednesday, January 20, 2021, at NHC of Sparta following an extended illness. He was a member of the Spencer Church of Christ.  Jr. was born in Spencer, TN to the late Lester and Athyne Maynard […]


Linda Ruth Tobitt

January 18, 2021

Linda Ruth Tobitt, age 71, passed from this life Saturday January 16, 2021 at Alvie Hospice in Murfreesboro, TN. Linda was born December 6, 1948 to the late John Sam and Agnes Crain Mills. Linda was a healthcare worker at Generations of Spencer for many years and was a member of the Church of God […]


Carson E. Madewell

January 6, 2021

Carson E. Madewell, age 82, passed in the arms of God on January 5, 2021.  He was the son of the late Earl J. And Janie Lee Madewell. Family members left to cherish his memory include his wife of 57 years, Evelyn J. Madewell, his children: Tony Madewell and Amy (Joey) Killingsworth; his grandchildren:  Bryce […]


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