February 06, 2016
Obituaries

George McArthur Dowdle
Asheville – George McArthur Dowdle, 73, of Asheville, passed away peacefully on Monday, Feb. 1, 2016 at his resi-dence. A native of Macon County, he was a son of the late Arthur and Madge Shope Dow...
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Walter Carl Wright
Walter Carl Wright, 56, of Franklin, NC passed away Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016. He was born in Macon County, the son of the late Ernie and Gladys Hannah Wright. He was a superintendent for Harrison Co...
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James Clinton May
James Clinton May, 67, of Nantahala/Topton left us on Feb. 2, 2016 to be at home with his Heavenly Father. He was born Nov. 5, 1948 to the late Clint and Rebekah Ray May. He is survived by his form...
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Linda Moore Moss
Linda Moore Moss, 72, of Cullowhee, passed away Monday, Feb. 1, 2016. Memorial service will be held at 3 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 6 at Pine Creek Baptist Church. Rev. Aaron Langston, Rev. Everrett Wils...
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Frederick Guyle Davis
Frederick Guyle Davis, 91, of Franklin, NC, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016. Born in Auburn, New York, he was the son of the late Burton L. Davis and Freidia Guyle Davis. In addition to his pare...
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Sophia Pendergrass Holland
Sophia Pendergrass Holland, 93, of Franklin, passed away Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016.  Born in Macon County, she was the daughter of the late Wiley Pendergrass and Vinnie Roper Pendergrass. In addition...
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Stephen Jay Finnell
Stephen Jay Finnell, 50, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016. A memorial service was held Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016 at First United Methodist Church in Franklin with the Rev. Vic Greene officiating. T...
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Barbara Sue Holland Caldwell
Barbara Sue Holland Caldwell of Clover, South Carolina, died Jan. 24, 2016. A funeral service was held Wednesday, Jan. 27 at Bowling Green Presbyterian Church, conducted by the Rev. Lisa Johnson.  ...
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Ronald Matthew Brahmer
Ronald Matthew Brahmer, 68, of Otto, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016. He was born Oct. 22, 1947 at Fort Clayton in the Panama Canal Zone. He was a 20-year member of the Marine Corps, retiring as...
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Joseph “Joe” Adrian Souto Sr.
Joseph “Joe” Adrian Souto Sr., surrounded by his family, passed away in his home on Jan. 28, 2016, at the age of 83.  He was predeceased by his parents, Maria and Heriberto; and two brothers, Herbe...
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John Paul Jones
John Paul Jones, 83, of Franklin, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016.  Funeral services were held Saturday, Jan. 30 at 3 p.m. at Cowee Baptist Church with Rev. David Powell and Rev. Lloyd Fish of...
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Gene McNutt Patton
Gene McNutt Patton, 89, of Franklin, passed away Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016.  Born in South Pittsburg, Tennessee, he was the son of the late Maurice Victor and Lillian Kyle Patton. In addition to his pa...
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John William “Tommy” McMahan Jr.
John William “Tommy” McMahan Jr., 76, of Dawson, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016 at Dawson Health and Rehabilitation.  Funeral services will be held at Harvey Funeral Chapel in Daws...
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Judson (J.C.) McCoy
Judson (J.C.) McCoy, 67, of Goodrich, Michigan, passed away Jan. 7, 2016. Per J.C.’s wishes, cremation has taken place. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. John the Evange...
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Dennis James Walton
Dennis James Walton, 75, of Franklin, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016. No services are planned. Macon Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences can be made at maconfunera...
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Harley “Junior” Lyle Stanfield
Harley “Junior” Lyle Stanfield, age 88, of Franklin, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 29 in the Chapel of Bryant‑Grant Funeral Home with Rev....
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Dennis James Walton
Dennis James Walton, 75, of Franklin, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016. No services are planned. Macon Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences can be made at maconfunera...
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Roy “Rod” Rodney Pohlenz
Roy “Rod” Rodney Pohlenz, 93, of Franklin, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016.  Born in Blue Hill, Nebraska, he was the son of the late Fred Will and Nellie Breitwieser Pohlenz. In addition to his ...
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Betty Lois Hughes Ray
Betty Lois Hughes Ray, 85, of Franklin, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016. A funeral service was held Monday, Jan. 25, in the chapel of Bryant-Grant Funeral Home with Rev. Greg Rogers officiating....
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Sgt. Fred W. “Jack” Mills
Sgt. Fred W. “Jack” Mills, Air Force Retired, 98, went home to be with his Lord on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016 in Franklin. The funeral service was held on Tuesday, Jan. 26 at Riemann Family Funeral Ho...
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Margie Ruth Webb Mills
Margie Ruth Webb Mills, 70, went home to be with the Lord Friday, Jan. 22, 2016. A celebration of life service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27 at the Bryant-Grant Funeral Home Chapel wit...
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Priscilla “Pat” Dean Wolfskeil
Priscilla “Pat” Dean Wolfskeil of Fort Myers, Florida and a summer resident of Franklin, passed away peacefully with her loving family by her side on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016.  She was 92 years old...
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Leroy Oren Peek
Leroy Oren Peek, 80, of Franklin, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2016. A funeral service was held Sunday, Jan 24 in the chapel of Bryant-Grant Funeral Home with the Rev. Vic Greene officiating. The ...
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James Terry Campbell
James Terry Campbell, 65, of Franklin, passed away Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016. Born in Coraopolis, Pennsylvania, he was son of the late Harold Otis and Hazel Campbell. In addition to his parents, he w...
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Robert J. Bradley
Robert J. Bradley, a loving husband, father, grandfather, uncle and true friend to many went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016. Mr. Bradley was born in Wilkes County, Georgia to the...
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J. L. West
J. L. West, 93, of Franklin, passed away Friday Jan. 22, 2016 at his home following extended hospice care. Born in Franklin, he was the son of Dr. and Mrs. J. L. West Sr. He was a graduate of Breva...
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Alfred Alexander Armstrong
Alfred Alexander Armstrong, 66, of Franklin, passed away on Monday, Jan. 18, 2016.  Born in Gaston County, he was the son of the late George Herman Armstrong Sr. and Sue Elizabeth Strange Armstrong...
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Patricia Ann Davis
Patricia Ann Davis, 76, of Franklin, passed away on Monday, Jan. 18, 2016.  No services are planned. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Smoky Mountain Pregnancy Care Center, 226 East Palm...
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Mary Regina Paoletti
Mary Regina Paoletti, a long-time Highlands resident and business owner, passed on to be with our Lord on Monday, Jan. 18 after a lengthy illness.  She was surrounded by family and her dear friend,...
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Enese Mitchell
Enese Mitchell, 74, of Franklin, gained her angel wings on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016 after fighting a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Born in Jersey City, New Jersey, she was the daughter of...
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Larry Roger Stockton
Larry Roger Stockton, 79, of Alto, Georgia passed away Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016 in a Georgia hospital. A graveside service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 21 at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church ...
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Leroy Oren Peek
Leroy Oren Peek, 80, of Franklin, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2016. A funeral service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 24 in the chapel of Bryant‑Grant Funeral Home with Rev. Vic Greene off...
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Larry Roger Stockton
Larry Roger Stockton, 79, of Alto, Georgia passed away Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016 in a Georgia hospital. A graveside service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 21 at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church ...
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Timmie Lee Collins
Timmie Lee Collins, 46, of Franklin, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 21 in the chapel of Macon Funeral Home. Rev. Steve Reeves will of...
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Farrell Eugene Henson
Farrell Eugene Henson, 78, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016. Born in Macon County, Mr. Henson was the son of the late Carter W. Henson and Nellie Cabe Henson. Mr. Henson retired from Nationwide...
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Deborah “Deby” Anne Hurst
Deborah “Deby” Anne Hurst, 64, of Franklin, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016.  Born in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, she was the daughter of the late Olav Arthur Dillevig and Goldie Evelyn Waldroop ...
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Homer D. Morgan
Homer D. Morgan, 71, of Franklin, passed away Friday, Jan. 15, 2016.  He was the youngest of four sons, born to the late Paul and Virginia Estes Morgan.  Homer retired from Belden after 30 years; w...
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Milton W. Scott
Milton W. Scott, 80, of Franklin, passed away Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016.  Born in Macon County, he was the son of the late Robert Scott and Cordie Sanders Scott.  Milton worked for Macon Furniture Ma...
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Alfred Michael Scruggs
Alfred Michael Scruggs, 58, of Franklin, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016.  A funeral service was held Monday, Jan. 18 in the chapel of Bryant-Grant Funeral Home with Rev. Adam West officiating...
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Grady M. Bostick
Grady M. Bostick, 77, of Franklin, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016. He was a beloved hus-band, father, grandfather, uncle and friend, and will be dearly missed by all who knew him....
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