Former Sen. Douglas Henry, longest-serving lawmaker, dies
(Local News ~ 03/07/17)
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former Sen. Douglas Henry, a larger-than-life former state lawmaker with the longest tenure in the history of the Tennessee General Assembly, has died. He was 90. His daughter, Kathryn Henry-Choisser, said she and her brothers Douglas and Bob were by his side as Henry died peacefully around 11:50 p.m. Sunday in his West Meade home. Visiting family members have filled the house throughout the past few days, she said...
Mrs. Blanche Sparks
(Obituary ~ 03/07/17)
Mrs. Blanche Sparks, age 75, of Chapel Hill, TN, died Monday, Mar. 6, 2017, in Lewisburg, TN. Mrs. Sparks was born in Lee County, KY and was a daughter of the late Sherman Barrett and the late Nannie Lunsford Barrett Dozier. She was a homemaker and was a member of the Pentecostal Holiness Assembly Church in Chapel Hill. Mrs. Sparks was preceded in death by her twin sister, Liza Barrett and brothers, John Barrett, Claude Barrett, Charlie Barrett, and Lester Barrett...
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