February 06, 2016
Obituaries

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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Ted Lawton Queen
Ted Lawton Queen, 68, of Franklin, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015. Born in Macon County, he was the son of the late Edgar Queen and Maude Roper Queen. In addition to his parents, he was precede...
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Carl B. Angel
Carl B. Angel, 87, of Franklin, passed away Monday, Oct. 26, 2015. Born in Macon County, NC, he was the son of the late Fred J. Angel and Cordie Gibson Angel. Carl loved to hunt grouse, quail and r...
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Annie Ruth Lane Woodbury
Annie Ruth Lane Woodbury, 92, a resident of Franklin, NC, (formerly of Indianapolis, IN), went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Oct. 26, 2015.  She had trusted Christ as her Savi...
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Villie Caroline Johnson
Villie Caroline Johnson, 92, of Sylva, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015. Born in Jackson County, she was the daughter of the late Frank Hyatt and Laura Wilson Hyatt.  In addition to her parents, ...
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Herma Kathryn Darcy
Herma Kathryn Darcy, 76, of Murphy, NC, passed away Friday, Oct. 23, 2015. Graveside service will be held at Valleytown Cemetery, Andrews. Macon Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
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Eva Ruth Summers
Eva Ruth Summers, 88, of Franklin, passed away Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015.  Born in Tampa, FL, she was the daughter of the late Loyce Hutchinson and Susie Copeland Hutchinson.  In addition to her parent...
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William Michael “Mike” Wallace
William Michael “Mike” Wallace, 65, of Greenville, SC, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015 at St. Francis Hospital. Born in Franklin, NC, he was a son of the late, Ed and Susan McClure Wallace....
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Ray Pendergrass
Ray Pendergrass, 64, of Franklin, passed away Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015. A funeral service was held Tuesday, Oct. 27 in the Chapel of Macon Funeral Home.  Burial was in the Tellico Baptist Church Cem...
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Oliver Francis “Jack” Garrett
Oliver Francis “Jack” Garrett, 91, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015 in Franklin. A military graveside service will be held Thursday, Oct. 29,  at 2 p.m. in Canton, Georgia at the Georgia Nation...
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Roma Ann Rogers
Roma Ann Rogers, 50, of Cullowhee, NC, passed away Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29 at Pine Creek Baptist Church. Burial will be in the church cemeter...
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Charles Lee Cabe
Charles Lee Cabe, 85, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015. Mr. Cabe was born July 2, 1930 in Macon County to the late Claude W. Cabe and Grace Pauline Cabe. Charles was married...
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Lillian Guffey Russo
Lillian Guffey Russo, 96, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015 in Jersey City, New Jersey. Born in Macon County, July 16, 1919 she was the daughter of Ed Napoleon and Lilly Buchanan Guffey. Lilli...
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Rev. Alton Dendy
Rev. Alton Dendy, 77, of Highlands, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015.  Born in Macon County, he was the son of the late Joseph Ellison Dendy and Delcie Gibson Dendy.  In addit...
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Ray Penland
Ray Penland, 88, of Franklin, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015. Born in Clay County, he was the son of the late Earl Penland and Fannie Jackson Penland.  In addition to his parents, he was pre...
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Clarke Ray Sutherland
Mr. Clarke Ray Sutherland of the Clarks Chapel Community passed away peacefully in his sleep Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015. He was born May 4, 1934 in Peabody, Mass. to the late Elsie Bertha Gwendolyn Bye...
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Alberta Spearman
Alberta Spearman, 79, of Franklin, NC, passed away Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015. Born in Brookline, MA, she was the daughter of the late John E. Hipson and Dorothy Eldridge Hipson.  In addition to her p...
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Carl Edgar Nesbit Sr.
Carl Edgar Nesbit Sr., 75, of Otto, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015. Born in Gary, Indiana, he was the son of the late Kennedy and Jennie Goodrich Nesbit.  In addition to his parents, he was p...
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Phyllis Ann Roti
Phyllis Ann Roti, 59, of Franklin, passed away Friday, Oct. 16, 2015. A gathering of friends will be held from 2 - 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 23, at Macon Funeral Home. Macon Funeral Home is in charge of ...
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Gertrude Williams
Gertrude Williams, age 86, of Franklin, NC, passed away Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015. Bryant‑Grant Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 
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Emma Catherine Hedden Jenkins
Emma Catherine Hedden Jenkins, 97, of Franklin, passed away Oct. 15, 2015. Born in Macon County, she was the daughter of the late Pritchard Hedden and Eva Russell Hedden.  In addition to her parent...
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