November 29, 2014
Obituaries

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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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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“Rocky” Ernest Harvey Allen, Jr.
“Rocky” Ernest Harvey Allen, Jr., 64, of Franklin, passed away Thursday, September 18, 2014. Born in Orlando, FL, he was the son of the late Ernest Harvey Allen, Sr. and Diane Lee Allen. In additio...
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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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Cecelia “Ce Ce” Ann Harrison
Cecelia “Ce Ce” Ann Harrison, 65, of Franklin, died Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014. Services will be scheduled at a later date. Bryant-Grant Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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Susan Kay DeWitt
Susan Kay DeWitt, 59, of Otto, passed away Sunday, September 21, 2014. Born in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, she was the daughter of the late William E. “Bill” DeWitt and Frances Nolan DeWitt. She was of the...
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Judy Ann Bryant
Judy Ann Bryant, of Franklin, died Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Bryant-Grant Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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Emma Lee Cope
Emma Lee Cope, 77, of Topton, died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. Funeral service will be held at 5 p.m., Friday, Sept. 19, at White Oak Flats Baptist Church, with Revs. S.J. Waters and Darren Self off...
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Tami Sue Wilkes Robbins
Tami Sue Wilkes Robbins, 53, of Franklin, passed away September 16, 2014. Born in Michigan, she was the daughter of the late Herman Wilkes and Ruth Tallent Wilkes of Franklin. She was a loving wife...
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Wiley Lee Yeomans
Wiley Lee Yeomans, 68, of Franklin, passed away Sunday, September 14, 2014. Born in Ft. Myers, FL, he was the son of the late Joseph Owen Yeomans and Bertha Agnes Pendarvis Yeomans. In addition to ...
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Ruby Belvia Holland
Ruby Belvia Holland, 93, of Franklin, died Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. Funeral service will be held at 3 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 20, in the Chapel of Bryant-Grant Funeral Home with Revs. Don Moffitt and...
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Jordan Joslin
Jordan Joslin, 93, of Franklin, passed away Tuesday, September 16, 2014. Born in New Bedford, CT, he was the son of the late Harry and Clara Ruth Selinger Joslin of Hollywood, FL. He was a U.S. Air...
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Grover Charles Clemmons
Grover Charles Clemmons, beloved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather, went to be with his Lord on Wednesday, September 10, 2014. Born in Springfield, OH, he was the son of the late M...
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David Lee O’Brien
David Lee O’Brien, age 39, of Franklin, NC, passed away Sunday, September 14, 2014. He was born in Jacksonville, FL, the son of Joseph Paul O’Brien, Jr. and Linda Lou Cooper of Franklin, NC. He was...
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Miles Gilbert Thompson
Miles Gilbert Thompson, Jr., 92, of Highlands, died Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Bryant-Grant Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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Claudette Jones
Claudette Jones, 74, of Franklin, died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014. Graveside service was held at 2 p.m., Monday, Sept. 15, at Woodlawn Cemetery, with Father Tein Duong officiating. Bryant-Grant Fune...
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James Laurance Westcott
James Laurance Westcott, Sr., 94, of Franklin, died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014. A private graveside service will be held at a later date. Macon Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
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Floyd Oscar Kirkland
Floyd Oscar Kirkland, 81, of Otto, passed away Wednesday, September 10, 2014. Born in Jackson County, he was the son of the late Fred “Shorty” Kirkland and Lucinda Jenkins Kirkland. In addition to ...
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Zeb Vance Guffie, Sr.
Zeb Vance Guffie, Sr., 103, went Home Sunday, September 14, 2014. Born in Macon County, December 13, 1910, he was the son of Ed Napoleon and Lily Buchanan Guffey. Zeb was pre-deceased by his parent...
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Ramsey Service
A celebration of life honoring the life of Albert L. Ramsey, Jr. who died July 27, 2014 and his daughter, Diane Ramsey Forsyth who died August 8, 2014 will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, September...
Sep 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Richard James Sakowski
Richard James Sakowski, 53, of Franklin, passed away Friday, September 5, 2014. Richard was employed by Davis Elliott as a crane operator. Born in McKeesport, PA, he was the son of the late Raymond...
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Keith Neville Curtis
Keith Neville Curtis, 53, of Franklin, died Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014. A memorial service was held at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 9, in the Chapel of Macon Funeral Home with Rev. Davis Hooper and Rev. J.D...
Sep 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ret. Lt. Col. Donald Cole Olive
Ret. Lt. Col. Donald Cole Olive, 97, of Franklin, passed away Thursday, September 4, 2014. Born in Earl, NC, he was the son of the late Edward Briggs Olive and Edith Fulton Olive. In addition to hi...
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Blanche A. Tallent
Blanche A. Tallent, 60, of Franklin, passed away on Saturday, September 6, 2014. Born in Macon County, she was the daughter of the late Grayson Tallent and Freda Moore Tallent. In addition to her p...
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Charles “Casey” Philip Myers
Charles “Casey” Philip Myers, 86, of Franklin, passed away Saturday, September 6, 2014. Born in Jackson County, he was the son of the late Lawrence Myers and Bertha Cope Myers. In addition to his p...
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James “Jim” Frank Young
James “Jim” Frank Young, age 80, of Franklin, NC passed away Saturday, September 6, 2014. He was a life-long resident of Macon County, the son of the late Leslie J. and Ruby Henry Young. He was U.S...
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Grace Mary Altman
Grace Mary Altman, 7/16/17 — 5/31/14. Memorial service will be held at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 10, at St. Francis Catholic Church. Grace was preceded in death by her first husband, Michael Flor...
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Reba Sue Hastings Worley
Reba Sue Hastings Worley, age 64, of Franklin, NC, passed away Saturday, August 30, 2014. She was born in Macon County, the daughter of the late Frank and Sarah Mason Hastings. She is survived by h...
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Nathalie Georgia Sato
Nathalie Georgia Sato, 90, of Highlands, died Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014. No services are planned. Bryant-Grant Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
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Richard Daniel Salmonson
Richard Daniel Salmonson, Sr., 73, of Franklin, passed away on Monday, September 1, 2014. Born in Gansevoort, NY, he was the son of the late Nels Jalmar Salmonson and Laura Morrisey Salmonson. In a...
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Mary Ruth Boyer Caird
Mary Ruth Boyer Caird, 89, of Franklin, passed away Saturday, August 30, 2014. Born in Hazleton, Indiana, she was the daughter of the late Eugene Ward Boyer and Ruth Spain Boyer. In addition to her...
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Charles Louis Campbell
Charles Louis Campbell, 77, of Franklin, passed away on Saturday, August 30, 2014. Born in Macon County, he was the son of the late C.L. Campbell and Lavada Angel Campbell. In addition to his paren...
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Adelaide Worth Daniels Key
Adelaide Worth Daniels Key, 78, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August, 20, 2014 at her home surrounded by family. One writer has said: “It is not when you are born or when you die, it is what...
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