October 25, 2014
Obituaries

Mary Jane Dills
Mary Jane Dills, 54, of Franklin, passed away Tuesday, October 21, 2014. Born in Macon County, she was the daughter of Lawrence Edward Robbins and Florence Guffey Robbins. In addition to her parent...
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Stephen R. Metzler
Stephen R. Metzler, 69, of Otto, died Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014. Celebration of Life will be held at 3 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 2, at the Otto Fire Department. Macon Funeral Home is in charge of the arrang...
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Lacy L. Chavis Scott
Lacy L. Chavis Scott, 82, of Milledgeville, Georgia and Franklin, died Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. Celebration of Life service will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, Oct. 24, in the Chapel of Bryant-Grant F...
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Russel John Brahmer
Lt. Col. Russel John Brahmer, USAF Ret., 91, of Easley, S.C., husband of the late Anne Pickup Brahmer, passed away Thursday, October 16, 2014 at his home. Born in Medford, Wisconsin, a son of the l...
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Patricia Lee Caldwell
Patricia Lee Caldwell, 71, of Franklin, died Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 25, in the Chapel of Bryant-Grant Funeral Home, with Rev. Barry Bowman of...
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Tallulah Johnson Foster
Mrs. Tallulah Johnson Foster, 105, passed away on Monday, October 20, 2014. 

 She was born in Dalton, Georgia on April 29, 1909, the 9th child in a family of 10, to Ambrose A. Johnson and Lula Bai...
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Myron Elwood McCoy, Jr.
Myron Elwood McCoy, Jr., passed away Thursday, October 16, 2014. Born in South Charleston, WV, he was the son of the late Myron Elwood McCoy, Sr. and Faye Johnson McCoy. Myron was a U.S. Army veter...
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Eleanor McCarty Cheney
Eleanor McCarty Cheney, of Highlands, died Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014. Graveside service will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 23, at Highlands Memorial Park, with Father John Lathrop and Pastor Steve...
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Avery Vinson
Avery Vinson, 61, of Campbellsville, Kentucky, formerly of North Carolina, died Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014. Funeral service was conducted at the House of Hope (Tessentee) Church of God in Franklin at 2...
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Letha Ledford Stewart
Letha Ledford Stewart, 89, of Franklin, passed away Sunday, October 19, 2014. Born in Macon County, she was the daughter of the late Jim Ledford and Ada Raby Ledford. In addition to her parents, sh...
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Conard Odell Webb
Conard Odell Webb, 69, of Otto, died Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014. Graveside service was held at 2 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 19, at Miller Cemetery with Rev. Gary McCall officiating. Bryant-Grant Funeral Home ...
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Eleanor McCarty Cheney
Eleanor McCarty Cheney, of Highlands, died Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014. Graveside services will be held at a later date at Highlands Memorial Park. Bryant-Grant Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements...
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Stephen R. Metzler
Stephen R. Metzler, 69, of Otto, NC, passed away Saturday, October 11, 2014. Born in Long Island, NY, he was the son of the late Joseph Metzler, Sr. and Florence Chamberlain Metzler. Stephen was a ...
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Robert Joseph Eichelsderfer
Robert Joseph Eichelsderfer, 70, of Franklin, passed away Saturday, October 11, 2014. Born in Binghamton, NY, he was the son of the late Theodore and Edna Case Eichelsderfer. In addition to his par...
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Theresa Hall Edwards
Theresa Hall Edwards died Oct. 3, 2014 in Okeechobee, Florida. She was born March 8, 1936 in Bridgeport, Connecticut, to Raymond and Marion Hall. Terry enjoyed her family, travel and crafts. She ow...
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John Lloyd Deitz
John Lloyd Deitz, 84, of Franklin, NC, gently went to sleep in death Sunday, October 12, 2014. He is survived by his sister, Phyllis Hayes, and her husband Charles, and by his children, Cynthia, Tr...
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Billy Ray Hendrix
Billy Ray Hendrix, 62, formerly of Huntsville, AL and a transplant to North Carolina, passed away Thursday, October 9, 2014 at his residence. He was a U.S. Marine Corps Veteran having served in the...
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William “Bill” Hamilton Waldroop
William “Bill” Hamilton Waldroop, age 80 of Franklin, NC passed away Wednesday, October 8, 2014. He was born in Macon County, the son of the late Julian Waldroop and Elizabeth Anderson Waldroop Hau...
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Gail P. Rogers
Gail P. Rogers, 66, of Hayesville, died Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Ivie Funeral Home, Hayesville is in charge of arrangements. Online guest register i...
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Cynthia Beck Gay
Cynthia Beck Gay, 84, of Franklin, died peacefully in her sleep on October 12, 2014 at The Hermitage in Dillsboro, following a period of declining health. A resident of Macon County since 1983, she...
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Isabella Roper Duvall
Isabella Roper Duvall, 91, of Franklin, passed away Tuesday, October 7, 2014. Born in Macon County, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Roper and Rebecca Houston Roper. In addition to her paren...
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Dorothy Maxine Brawick Braasch
Dorothy Maxine Brawick Braasch, 91, of Franklin, died Monday, Oct. 6, 2014. A private graveside service will be held in the Mandarin Cemetery, Jacksonville, Florida. Macon Funeral Home is in charge...
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Elmer Curtis (Curt) Bandy
Mr. Elmer Curtis (Curt) Bandy died at the age of 85 in the Macon Valley Rehabilitation and Nursing Home on September 25, 2014 in Franklin, NC. Curt is survived by many loving nieces and nephews and...
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Gladys Lee Franklin Dawkins
Gladys Lee Franklin Dawkins, 96, of Franklin, passed away Saturday, October 4, 2014. Born in Andalusia, Alabama, she was the daughter of the late Douglas Franklin and Irene Butler Franklin. In addi...
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Joyce Louise (Phillips) Cassada
Joyce Louise (Phillips) Cassada passed away October 2nd, 2014 at the age of 87 at the Tierra Pines Nursing Home in Largo. She was born in North Carolina, lived in Ohio after getting married and mov...
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Horace “Paul” Johnson, III
Horace “Paul” Johnson, III, 64, of Franklin, died Sunday, October 5, 2014. Born in Columbia, SC, he was the son of the late Horace Paul Johnson, II and Florene Ferguson Johnson. In addition to his ...
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Betty Blain McClure Nicholson Waddell
Betty Blain McClure Nicholson Waddell, age 88, of Fort Myers, FL, formerly of Franklin, NC and Toccoa, GA, went to be with the Lord on October 1st, 2014. She was a native of Macon County, the daugh...
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Marilyn Elenbaas Stamey
Marilyn Elenbaas Stamey, 74, went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on October 4, 2014. Born in Yakima County, Washington, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Margaret Elenbaas of...
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Edwin T. Stiles
Edwin T. Stiles, 95, of Richland, Michigan, passed to his Heavenly home September 23, 2014. Edwin was the son of Thomas and Dell (Rogers) Stiles, born on May 7, 1919 in Franklin. He moved to Michig...
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Jody Lynn Smith
Jody Lynn Smith, 36, of Franklin, died Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. The family will receive friends from 2-3 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 8, at Bryant-Grant Funeral Home.
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James Winston Moses
James Winston Moses passed away September 24, 2014 at the age of ninety-three. He retired from the United States military service after serving with honor with the U.S. Marines and with the U.S. Na...
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Henry G. Sasse
Henry G. Sasse, 79, of Franklin, passed away on Sunday, September 28, 2014. Born in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the late William and Mina Sasse. He retired from the U.S. Navy’s Military Sea...
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Mattie Pearl McCall Johnson
Mattie Pearl McCall Johnson, 89, of Franklin, NC passed away Wednesday, September 24, 2014 in a local hospital. A native of Macon County, she was the daughter of the late James Andrew “Andy” and Cy...
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Bobby Joe Poindexter
Bobby Joe Poindexter passed away peacefully in his home, September 26, 2014. He was born the first month, seventh day of 1935 to the late James and Lula Mae Poindexter. In addition to his parents, ...
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Ronald Rodger Talley
Ronald Rodger Talley, 72, of Franklin, NC passed away Monday, September 29, 2014 in a local hospital. Born in Jacksonville, FL, he was a son of the late Lyman “Red” and Leora Carver Talley. He was ...
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Cora Mae McCall MacMurray
Cora Mae McCall MacMurray, age 77, of Franklin, NC, passed away Sunday, September 28, 2014. She was the daughter of the late George and Floy Southards McCall. In addition to her parents, she was pr...
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Grace Setser Harrison
Grace Setser Harrison, of the Franklin area, passed away Sunday the 21st of September at Emory Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. Born April 16, 1932, Grace was a life-long resident of Franklin, North C...
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Claire Janice Eismont Miers
Claire Janice Eismont Miers, 89, of Franklin, died Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. A memorial service was held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, Sept. 19, at Ridgecrest Baptist Church with Rev. Tommy Fouts and Rev. P...
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Dan Alfred Peterson
Dan Alfred Peterson, 84, of Cashiers, died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Bryant-Grant Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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Michael A. Cabe
Mike left this world on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 to play in the Big Band in the sky. Mike was born in Macon County on January 6, 1963 to the late Grady and Elmira Haskett Cabe. He was preceded...
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