February 09, 2016
Obituaries

Lucille Mary Erb
Lucille Mary Erb, 85, of Franklin passed away Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015. A funeral mass was held Monday, Nov. 30 at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church with Father Tien Duong officiating. In lieu of...
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Ina Pauline Hedden
Ina Pauline Hedden Carpenter, 91, of Franklin, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015. The Funeral Service was held Sunday, Nov. 29 in the Chapel of Macon Funeral Home. Rev. Steve Reeves officiated. ...
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Lana Jo Lambert
Lana Jo Lambert, 40, of Waynesville, NC passed away after a brief illness on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015. Lana was born in Sylva, NC on June 17, 1975 to Joyce Buchanan Todd of Franklin and Virgil Lamber...
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Roy R. Guest
Roy R. Guest, Sr., 89, of Franklin, passed away Tuesday, November 24, 2015.  Born in Macon Co, he was the son of the late James William Guest and Fannie Kinsland Guest. In addition to his parents, ...
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James William Callahan
Mr. James William Callahan, 79, passed away Friday, Nov. 27, 2015 in Franklin. A Funeral Service was held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 1, at Guilford Memorial Park Mausoleum Chapel in Greensboro, NC. Th...
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Ralph William deVille
Ralph William deVille, 84, of Highlands, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015. All services were private, and the family requests in lieu of flowers that donations be made either to the Town of H...
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Merlin Mack Crowe
Merlin Mack Crowe, 75, of Highlands, NC passed away Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Highlands First Baptist Church Building Fund, PO Box 625, Highland...
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James “Jim” Hughes
James “Jim” Hughes, 80, of Franklin, passed away Friday, Nov. 20, 2015. Born in Macon County, he was the son of the late Joe and Lizzie Shields Hughes.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded ...
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Dennis Jerome Thompson
Dennis Jerome Thompson, 72, of Franklin, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015.  Born in Fort Myers, Florida, he was the son of the late Lyle Thompson and Dorothy Mae Thompson. In addition to his pare...
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Lillie Ginger Furlough
Lillie Ginger Furlough, age 93, of Otto, NC, passed away Monday, Nov. 16, 2015. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Nov. 21 at Dillard United Methodist Church at 2 p.m., with Rev. Chuck Stutsma...
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Gaynell Vanhook Snyder
Gaynell Vanhook Snyder, 85, of Franklin, went to be with her Heavenly Father on Monday, Nov. 16, 2015. Born in Macon County, she was the daughter of the late Harve J. Vanhook and Ruby Jane Justice ...
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Lois Judd Livelli
Lois Judd Livelli, 87, of Franklin, passed away Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015. A Memorial Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19 in the Chapel of Macon Funeral Home. Rev. Steve Reeves will off...
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Claudine Roberts
Claudine Roberts, 58, of Franklin, passed away Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015. Born in Lebanon, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late William Clarence Roberts and Claudine Seagraves Roberts.  In add...
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Avery Jack Mashburn
Avery Jack Mashburn, 83, of Franklin, NC passed away Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015.  He was born in Macon County to the late Henry Jackson and Charlie Ruth Angel Mashburn. Mr. Mashburn retired from the ...
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Greg Howard Angel
Greg Howard Angel, 52, of Lincolnton, passed away on Nov. 9, 2015 at home. He was born on April 29, 1963 in Macon County, NC to Elizabeth Pruett Spencer and the late James Howard Angel. Greg served...
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Roy Alan Folsom
Roy Alan Folsom, 72, passed away Monday, Nov. 9, 2015. Only child of LeRoy Pierce and F. Elizabeth Harris Folsom, Roy is survived by his wife Brenda Gammell Folsom, daughter, Cassie Hobbs, grandson...
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Frances Dills Passmore
Frances Dills Passmore, 95, of the Nantahala Community passed away Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015. Funeral services will be held at 2 PM Friday, Nov. 13 at Bethel Hill Baptist Church. The interment will be...
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Fred Henry Woodall
Fred Henry Woodall of Canton Ga. Formerly of Franklin NC. passed away in his sleep Nov. 8, 2015.  He was a retired driver for the State of North Carolina Highway Department. In addition to his pare...
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Bernece Evitt “Necie” Shope
Devoted wife and mother, Bernece Elizabeth Houston Evitt Shope, 81, passed on Sunday, November 8, 2015, at the Care-Partners Solace Center. Mrs. Shope was born in Macon County and was a daughter of...
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Helen “Bertilee” Pendergrass
Helen “Bertilee” Pendergrass, 72, of Franklin, passed away Thursday, November 5, 2015.  Born in Macon Co, she was the daughter of the late Harvey R. Barnes and Charlotte Tilson Barnes. In addition ...
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Linda Bone Nicholson
Linda Bone Nicholson, 73, of Franklin, passed away Tuesday, October 27, 2015. Born in Macon County, she was the daughter of the late Leonard Bailey Bone and Florence Crane Bone.  She was a very act...
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Dorothy Gene Brigham Klaue
Dorothy Gene Brigham Klaue went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Oct. 30, 2015.  She was born July 30, 1910 In Kansas City, Missouri to the late Arthur Edward Brigham and Harriet Shipley Brigham...
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Edith Mae Brown Kennedy
Edith Mae Brown Kennedy, 84, of Franklin, passed away Wednesday, November 4, 2015.  Born in Willoughby, OH, she was the daughter of the late Hiram Brown and Lillian Ott Brown. In addition to her pa...
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Gabrielle Virginia Duke
Gabrielle Virginia Duke passed peacefully into the arms of Jesus on Nov. 8, 2015. She was the treasured daughter of Chris and Amanda Duke of Franklin and the beloved sister of Zachariah, Nathanial,...
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Betty Leona Elliott Cochran
Betty Leona Elliott Cochran, 81, of Franklin, passed away Wednesday, November 4, 2015. Born in Macon Co, NC, she was the daughter of the late Will Talley and Dovie Henry Talley. In addition to her ...
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D. Marjorie Klevens
D. Marjorie Klevens, 88, of Franklin, NC passed away Wednesday morning Nov. 4, 2015. She was born Doris Marjorie Fletcher on September 23, 1927 in Seattle, WA. She is preceded in death by her first...
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Gaynell Mashburn
Gaynell Mashburn, age 89, of the Nantahala community, Topton, died Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015. A private family graveside service was held at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 6, 2015 in Briartown Baptist Cemetery wi...
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Paulette Laws Davis
Paulette Laws Davis, 92, of Bryson City went to be with the Lord Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015 in a Jackson County Hospital. A native of Swain County, she was the daughter of the late John and Minnie Brant...
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William Raymond Lewzader
William Raymond Lewzader, age 77, of Franklin, NC, passed away Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015.  He was born in Terra Haute, Indiana, the son of Jack and Margurette Staggs Lewzader.  He was a US Navy Vetera...
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Beth McWhite Moberg
Beth McWhite Moberg , 62, of Cowee passed away Friday Oct. 30, 2015. Beth was born in Greenville, SC to Betty Durham McWhite and the late William Mackey McWhite. She was married to Eric Moberg for ...
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Grace C. Collins
Grace C. Collins, 81, of Franklin, formerly of Lakeland, Florida, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015. Burial will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6 at Glen Abbey Memorial Gardens in Auburndale, Flori...
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Russell Lee Deal
Russell Lee Deal, 63, of Franklin, NC passed away at home Oct. 29, 2015. Born in Melbourne, FL, he was the son of William “Hilton” Deal and Anna Settle Deal. In addition to his parents, he was prec...
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Norma Weaver
Norma Jean Sherrill Weaver, 84, wife of 65 years to Charles Weaver Sr., 100 Michelle Lane, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015 at Seneca Health and Rehab. Born in Crossville, TN, she was the daughte...
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Linda Bone Nicholson
Linda Bone Nicholson, 73, of Franklin, passed away Tuesday, October 27, 2015. Born in Macon County, she was the daughter of the late Leonard Bailey Bone and Florence Crane Bone. She was a very acti...
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Jimmie E. Anderson
Jimmie E. Anderson, 76, of Franklin, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015. A Memorial service was held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31 at Union United Methodist Church. Rev. Janet Greene officiated the s...
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Earl Alexander
Earl Alexander, 80, of Franklin, passed away Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Macon Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
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Herma Kathryn Darcy
Herma Kathryn Darcy, 76, of Murphy, NC, passed away Friday, Oct. 23, 2015. A Graveside service was held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 3 at Valleytown Cemetery in Andrews. Macon Funeral Home was in charge...
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Russell Lee Deal
Russell Lee Deal, 63, of Franklin, NC passed away at home Oct. 29, 2015. Born in Melbourne, FL, he was the son of William “Hilton” Deal and Anna Settle Deal. In addition to his parents, he was prec...
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Ruth Smith Burnette
Ruth Smith Burnette, age 91, of Franklin, NC, passed away Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015.  She was born in Macon County, the daughter of the late John Virgil and Carrie Freeman Smith.  She was preceded in...
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Doris Martin
Doris Martin, born Aug. 16, 1928 in Franklin, NC to Pearl and Perry Swafford, passed away peacefully Oct. 26 at Skyland Care Center. Doris shared her life for 70 years and is survived by husband, A...
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