February 12, 2016
Obituaries

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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Lydia Frances Henry Conley
Lydia Frances Henry Conley, 79, of Franklin passed away Wednesday, October 14, 2015. Born in Macon County, she was a daughter of the late Grady James and Eula Edna Houston Henry. She was a loving w...
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Mildred Corbin Williamson
Mildred Corbin Williamson, 80, of Franklin, passed away Friday, Oct. 9, 2015. Born in Macon County, she was the daughter of the late Dewey Corbin and Minnie Williams Corbin. In addition to her pare...
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Donald Eugene Sparks
Donald Eugene Sparks, 82, of Franklin, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Oct. 10, 2015. Born in Portsmouth, Ohio, he was the son of the late Arnold Sparks and Elizabeth Fannin Sparks.  In addi...
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Norma June Irons
Norma June Irons, 94, of Franklin passed away Friday, Oct. 9, 2015.  Bryant‑Grant Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 
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Alice Edna Fox
Alice Edna Fox, 88, of Cullowhee passed away Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015.  Bryant‑Grant Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 
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Mildred “Mille” Hagan Montgomery
Mildred “Mille” Hagan Montgomery, 83, passed away Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015 in Franklin. Bryant‑Grant Funeral Home is serving the Montgomery family.  
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Nora Jean Baldwin Kinsland
Nora Jean Baldwin Kinsland, 78, passed away Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015 in Tiger, Georgia. Mrs. Kinsland was born in Macon County to the late W.E. “Gene” and Geneva Parrish Baldwin. She was married to ...
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Faye “Launa” Bateman
Faye “Launa” Bateman, 82, of Franklin went home to be with her Lord on Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015. Born in Macon County, she was the daughter of the late George Bateman and Maude Baldwin. In addition t...
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Evelyn M. George
Evelyn M. George, 91, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Oct. 5, 2015, surrounded by her family. Born in Eagle Center, Iowa, She was the daughter of the late William J. Miller and Mabel Macon Miller.  ...
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Huel Warden Sorrells
Huel Warden Sorrells, 76, of Franklin, passed away Friday, Oct. 2, 2015. Born in Macon County, he was the son of the late Grover Sorrells and Hattie Wooten Sorrells Huel was a US Navy veteran with ...
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Loretta Bommelyn
Loretta Bommelyn, 91, of Franklin, passed away Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015. Born in Prosperity Park, NJ, she was the daughter of the late Albert Gloor and Cathryn Williamson Gloor. Loretta was a member ...
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Guy Eugene Holland
Guy Eugene Holland, 81, of Highlands passed away Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015 in Asheville. Bryant‑Grant Funeral Home is serving the Holland family.
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Audrey “Audie” Jean Pancratz
Audrey “Audie” Jean Pancratz, 72, of Franklin, passed away Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015. Born in Wildwood, NJ she was the daughter of the late Wilmer Rebola and Catherine Blinn Rebola. In addition to h...
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Annette Coleman
Annette Coleman, age 80, of Highlands, NC, passed away Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015.  Bryant-Grant Funeral Home is serving the Coleman family.
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Alfred T. “Tommy” Dills
Alfred T. “Tommy” Dills, 72, of Marietta passed away Thursday, September 24, 2015. Memorial Service will be held 12 noon on Saturday, Sept. 26, in the Chapel of West Cobb Funeral Home with Rev. Gar...
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Gladys Tallent Bateman
Gladys Tallent Bateman, of Franklin celebrated her 91st birthday on Sept. 17, and went home to celebrate with Jesus on Sept. 22, 2015. Gladys was best known as Granny Toot, Aunt Toot or just Toot. ...
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Lambert Ransom Stewart
Lambert Ransom Stewart, 81, of Cullowhee, passed away Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015. Funeral Services were held at 3 p.m. Monday, Sept. 28 at Pine Creek Baptist Church. Burial was in the church cemetery...
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Crisostomo Rios Ruiz
Crisostomo Rios Ruiz, 54, of Franklin, passed away Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015. Funeral Mass will be held at 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 1, at St. Francis Catholic Church.  The family will receive friends fro...
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Rita Sullivan
Rita Sullivan, 88, of Franklin, NC, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015. Born in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, she was the daughter of the late Sheldon Osgood Smith and Minnie Todd Smith.  In addition t...
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Cynthia Ann Hobbs Trask
Cynthia Ann Hobbs Trask, age 52, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 16 at Mission Hospital in Asheville. Cindy moved from Jacksonville, Florida, to Franklin in July of this year to live with her father a...
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Gladys Tallent Bateman
Gladys Tallent Bateman, 91, of Franklin, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015. Funeral Services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26 at Iotla Baptist Church. Burial will be in Iotla Baptist Chu...
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