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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 […]


Averian “Ave” Louise Basham

December 24, 2020

Mrs. Averian “Ave” Louise Basham, age 55, passed away Tuesday December 22, 2020 at Cookeville Regional Hospital from a short illness. A Cookeville resident and Van Buren County native, Ave was a long-time employee of Research Electronics International in Cookeville, TN.  She was born September 6, 1965 to the late Charlie Joe and Janice Faye […]


Elsie Marie Martin

December 23, 2020

Elsie Marie Martin, age 75, went to be with the Lord Monday December 21, 2020. She passed away at Saint Thomas West Hospital in Nashville from a short illness.  Elsie was born November 20, 1945 to the late Coleman and Susie Duggin in Cannon County. She was a 30-year member of the Cagle Community Church. […]


Nida Faye Dodson

December 13, 2020

Nida Faye Dodson, age 80, passed from this life Friday December 11, 2020 at her home with her family at her bedside.  Nida was born April 10, 1940, in Van Buren County, to the late Billy and Mary Miller Mooneyham. She was a homemaker and attended the Church of God. In addition to her parents, […]


Jonathan Eugene Guy

December 12, 2020

Mr. Jonathan Eugene Guy, age 53, passed away Thursday December 10, 2020 at Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga. Jonathan was born May 7, 1967 in Akron, Ohio to the late Gilbert Eugene and Ella Jean Sparkman Guy.  Jonathon attended the North Terrace Church of Christ in Chattanooga. Jonathon had a multitude of friends and interests. He […]


Colleen Kay Smith

December 10, 2020

  Mrs. Colleen Kay Smith, age 56, passed from this life Monday December 7, 2020 at Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville from an extended illness.  Kay was born November 6, 1964 in Pikeville, TN to the late Nathaniel Angel and the late Joyce Lewis.  Kay worked for nineteen years as a bookkeeper/teller at Citizens/Citizens Tri-County Bank […]


Chasity Dawn Songer

December 5, 2020

Mrs. Chasity Dawn Songer, age 43, passed from this life Friday December 4, 2020 unexpectantly at her home.  Chasity was born in Bledsoe County March 14, 1977 to the late Clark and Birdie Holloway Brock.  She was a Homemaker, that loved her flower garden, and was a member of Center Hill Baptist Church. In addition […]


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