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Tennessee - White County - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 2

Posted By: GenealogyBuff
Date: Monday, 7 April 2008, at 11:55 a.m.

Bessie Mae Davis Cole
Bessie Mae Davis Cole, 94, of Sparta, passed away Tuesday, October 17, 2000, at White County Community Hospital.
Cole was born February 15, 1906, in Overton County, to Robert and Avo L. Smith Davis.
She was a homemaker.
Cole was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Clinton Cole and several brothers and sisters.
Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, Charles C. and Diane Vincent Cole of Quebeck; one grandson and granddaughter-in-law, Charles V. and Kimberly Cole of Quebeck; one sister, Lois Tennant of Sparta; and three grandsons, James, Joseph, and Thuan Jones Cole, all of Quebeck.
Services were held Friday, October 20, 2000, at 3 p.m. at The Old Country Church with burial in the Anderson Cemetery. Nathan Hawkins officiated.
Hunter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Herman Lee Hutchings
Herman Lee Hutchings, 80, of Sparta, passed away Thursday, October 19, 2000, at White County Community Hospital.
Hutchings was born September 11, 2000, in DeKalb County, to Casto and Myrle Billings Hutchings.
He retired from the United States Navy where he served during World War II, the Korean Conflict, and Viet Nam.
Hutchings was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include his wife, Earlyne Vinson Hutchings of Sparta; four sons, Duane Hutchings and Christopher Hutchings both of Sparta and Harold Hutchings and James Hutchings both of Memphis; one daughter, Melissa Hutchings of Nashville; three brothers, W. G. Hutchings, Loyd Hutchings, and Alton Hutchings all of Sparta; and three grandchildren.
Services were held Saturday, October 21, 2000, at 1 p.m. at Hunter Funeral Home with burial in Old Zion Cemetery. Don Kelly officiating.

Roy Douglas Pittman
Roy Douglas Pittman, 64, of Sparta, passed away Friday, October 20, 2000, at Erlanger Health System in Chattanooga.
Pittman was born April 26, 1936, in White County, to Ida Bell Pittman.
He was employed at Mallory Controls in Sparta.
Pittman was preceded in death by his mother.
Survivors include his wife, Treva Hollon Pittman of Sparta; four sons, Ronald Pittman, John Pittman, Mark Pittman, and Thomas Pittman all of Sparta; two step daughters, Debra Knight and Lisa Sewell both of Sparta; and 10 grandchildren.
Services will be held Monday, October 23, 2000, at 1 p.m. at Hunter Funeral Home with burial in Black Oak Cemetery. Eugene Lawson will officiate.
Hunter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Claude R. Copeland
Claude R. Copeland, 66, of Oliver Springs, Tennessee passed away Thursday, October 19, 2000 at Methodist Medical Center at Oak Ridge.
Copeland was born in Sparta on September 30, 1934 to Phillip and Pearl Bradley Copeland. He had lived in Oliver Springs for the past 36 years.
He retired in July from the Columbia Beauty Supply Company where he had been employed for 35 years as a sales representative.
Copeland was preceded in death by his parents, his brother, Bob Copeland, and his sister, Mary Kate Wilson.
He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Maggie Moore Copeland; one son and daughter-in-law, Terry and Lesa Copeland of Oliver Springs; two grandchildren, Daniel Copeland and Lauren Copeland; his brother and sister-in-law, Leroy and Martha Copeland, and by his sister, Louise Milligan of Sparta.
Services were held Saturday, October 21, 2000 at Mount Pisgah Baptist Church in Oliver Springs with the Rev. Garvan Walls and Rev. Keith Price officiating. Sharpe Funeral Home of Oliver Springs handled arrangements.

Mary M. Hayes
Mary M. Hayes, 76, of Sparta passed away Monday, December 11, 2000 at White County Hospital.
Hayes was born January 26, 1924 in White County.
She was a homemaker.
Hayes was preceded in death by her parents.
She is survived by four daughters, Carolyn F. Meadows, Betty T. Williams, Paulette Cannon, and Rosemary Williams, all of Sparta; two brothers, Chester Writtenberry of Pennsylvania and Aaron Writtenberry of Ohio; six grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.
Services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 13, 2000, at Hunter Funeral Home. Fate Wilson officiated. Burial was in Blue Springs Cemetery.

Veleda Roena Bennett
Veleda Roena Bennett, 88, of Cookeville passed away Monday, December 11, 2000 at Masters Health Care Center.
Bennett was born October 5, 1912, to Fain and Carrie Ray Netherton.
She was a member of Stevens Street Baptist Church for over 40 years.
Bennett was preceded in death by her parents.
She is survived by her husband, Luther Bennett of Cookeville; her son and daughter-in-law of Sparta, Bill and Ella Morgan; her brother Doss Netherton of Cookeville; three sisters, Velna Eldridge of Michigan, Vivian Riddle and Millie Huffer, both of Cookeville; one granddaughter, Kim White of Brentwood; two great grandchildren, Phillip Morgan White and Sydney White.
Services were held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 13, 2000 at the Chapel of Dyer Funeral Home in Cookeville. Officiating was Brothers Lynn Markham and Tim Franks. Burial was in Crest Lawn Cemetery.
Dyer funeral Home of Cookeville in charge of arrangements.

James Carles Winnett
James Carles Winnett, 71, of Sparta, passed away Monday, December 11, 2000 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.
Winnett was born June 6, 1929 in White County to Charlie and Limmie Wilson Winnett.
He was a retired truck driver.
Winnett was preceded in death by his son, Jimmy Leon Winnett, and his parents.
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Louise Osborne Winnett of Sparta; three sons and daughters-in-law: Danny and Cindy Winnett of Sparta, Darrell
and Sherrye Winnett of Cookeville, and Derrick and Jan Winnett of Cookeville; one daughter and son-in-law, Donna and Jackie Howell of Sparta,
two grandchildren, James Leon Winnett, Jr. and Kyle Lee Winnett.
Services will be at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, December 14, at Hunter Funeral Home in Sparta. Burial will be in Oaklawn Cemetery. Fate Wilson will
officiate. Hunter Funeral Home in charge.

Justin Tyler Hutchings
Justin Tyler Hutchings, a four day old infant, Of Sparta passed away Tuesday
December 12th, 2000 at Vanderbilt Hospital.
The baby was born on Friday December 8th to Greg and Michelle Hutchings.
He is survived by his parents, two sisters, Karie and Megan;
Grandparents, Royce and Lorene Hutchings of Sparta and H.B. and Adelene
Price of Jamestown; A Great Grandmother Pauline Hale of Sparta.
Graveside services will be conducted on Friday December 15th at 11am, at
Taylor Providence Cemetery with Brother Davis lee England officiating.
Thurman Funeral Home is in charge.
Hunter Funeral Home was in charge.

Elmer Eastwood Humphrey
Elmer Eastwood Humphrey, 91, of Stanford, Ky., formerly of Sparta, passed away Thursday, Nov. 22, 2001, at Stanford Nursing Home.
Humphrey was born October 17, 1910, in Sparta, to Amon F. and Lela Mary Johnson Humphrey.
He was a member of The Baptist Church in Walling. Humphrey served in the United States Navy during World War II. He was retired from self-employment as a Tennessee Walking Horse trainer and farmer.
Humphrey was preceded in death by one son, Gaines Moore Humphrey.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Lou Edmonds Humphrey; three children, Hulon Humphrey and Gleason Humphrey both of Winchester, Ky. and Dale E. Humphrey of Stanford, Ky.; one brother, Elbert Humphrey of Sparta; six grandchildren; and one great grandchild.
Services were held Sunday, Nov. 25, 2001, at 2 p.m. at Spurlin Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Buffalo Springs Cemetery in Stanford, Ky. Rev. Kenny Speakes and Rev. Max Hester officiated.
Spurlin Funeral Home in Stanford, Ky. was in charge of arrangements.

George Finley Wilmoth
George Finley Wilmoth, 80, of Walling, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2001, at White County Community Hospital.
Wilmoth was born Nov. 20, 1921, in Overton County, to William Finley and Nancy Lou Judd Wilmoth.
He was a farmer.
Wilmoth was preceded in death by his parents and three sons, Leonard Wilmoth Sr., William Thomas Wilmoth and Earl Reed Wilmoth.
Survivors include his wife, Cora Bell Luna Wilmoth of Walling; one son, Charles Wilmoth of Sparta; two daughters, Brenda Sue Matheney and Linda Faye Bradley both of Sparta; one brother, Andrew Jackson Wilmoth of Dickinson, Texas; 17 grandchildren; and 25 great grandchildren.
Services were held Sunday, Nov. 25, 2001, at Hunter Funeral Home with burial in Plainview Cemetery. Fate Wilson and James Rittenberry officiated.

Thomas Merritt Parker Jr.
Thomas Merritt Parker Jr., 38, of Sparta, passed away Sunday, Nov. 18, 2001.
Parker was born April 25, 1963, in Sparta, to Thomas Merritt Parker Sr. and Georgina Kimsey Parker.
He was a laborer.
Survivors include one son, Thomas M. Parker III of Sparta; one brother, Richard T. Howard of Newport Beach, Calif. and one sister, Katherine S. Howard of Sparta.
Services were held Saturday, Nov. 24, 2001, at 2 p.m. at Hunter Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Highland Cemetery. Rev. Susan Gardner officiated.
Hunter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Margaret Sue Rigsby
Margaret Sue Rigsby, 58, of Spencer, passed away Sunday, Nov. 25, 2001, at Erlanger Hospital.
Rigsby was born Jan. 29, 1943, in Van Buren County, to Walter Sullivan and Novella Green Sullivan.
She attended the Methodist Church and was retired from Textron Fastening System.
Rigsby was preceded in death by her husband, E.O. Rigsby Jr.; one son, Chris Rigsby; one brother, Alton Sullivan; and one sister, Dora Bell.
Survivors include two sons and one daughter-in-law, Phillip and Darlene Rigsby of McMinnville and Wendell Brent Rigsby of Kansas; two brothers, Dan Sullivan and Johnny Sullivan both of Spencer; four sisters, Betty Forsythe, Luedean Martin, Shirley Clendenon and Vella Sellers all of Spencer; two grandsons, Keith Rigsby and Zachery Rigsby both of McMinnville; two granddaughters, LaShonda Rigsby and Marisa Rigsby both of McMinnville; and two step grandsons, Allan Tubb of Knoxville and Jacob Tubb of McMinnville.
Services will be held Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2001, at 2 p.m. at Love-Cantrell & Cope Spencer Chapel with burial in the family cemetery. Wayne Sullivan will officiate.
Love-Cantrell & Cope Spencer Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Arrie Christine Miller Cobble
Arrie Christine Miller Cobble, 79, of Sparta, passed away Friday, Nov. 23, 2001, at White County Community Hospital.
Cobble was born May 6, 1922, in White County, to Aaron Daniels and Zadia Eller Daniels.
She attended the Church of Christ and was a homemaker.
Cobble was preceded in death by her husband, Wilson Miller and one son, Riley Miller.
Survivors include two daughters, Marie Sewell of Sparta and Mary B. Smith of Smithville; two sons, Robert Miller and Frank Miller both of Sparta; several grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.
Services were held Saturday, Nov. 24, 2001, at 1 p.m. at Hensley Chapel Church with burial in Young Cemetery. Randy White officiated.
Love-Cantrell & Cope Funeral Home in McMinnville was in charge of arrangements.

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