September 21, 2014
Obituaries

Earle Davis Seaverns Jr.
Earle Davis Seaverns Jr., 87, of Hayesville, died Saturday, May 24, 2014. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, May 31, at The Episcopal Church of The Good Shepherd with Rev. Father ...
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Fred Loren “Junior” Crisp Jr.
Fred Loren “Junior” Crisp Jr., 82, of Franklin, died on Monday, May 26, 2014. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m, Friday, May 30, in the Chapel of Macon Funeral Home. The family received friends...
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Fleeta Marie Anderson
“Granny” Fleeta Marie Anderson, 90, of Otto, passed away Thursday, May 22, 2014.  Born in Hazard, KY, she was the daughter of the late James Leonard Goodson and Delia Caudill Goodson. In addition t...
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Buren Van Morgan
Buren Van Morgan, 87, of Belmont, NC, passed away peacefully, Thursday, May 22, 2014 at the Robin Johnson Hospice House. He was born May 23, 1926 in Franklin, NC. He was the son of the late Wade an...
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Alan Gerard Hill, III
Alan Gerard Hill, III, 64, of Franklin, passed away on Friday, May 23, 2014.  Born in Beverly, MA, he was the son of Alan Gerard Hill, Jr. and the late Constance Reed Hill. In addition to his mothe...
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Harold Hooks Moore, Sr.
Harold Hooks Moore, Sr., 79, of Asheville, died unexpectedly on Friday, May 22, 2014, at the Memorial Campus of Mission Hospitals. A native of Smithfield, NC, Mr. Moore was a son of the late Calvin...
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Bryant Martindale Gilbert
A memorial service for Bryant Martindale Gilbert, of Otto, who died on Nov. 15, 2013, will be held at 3 p.m., Saturday, May 31, 2014 at The Barn, 271 Big Creek Road, Rabun Gap, Ga. Franklin VFW Pos...
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Mary Frances Palmer
Mary Frances Palmer, 91, of Franklin, NC passed away Thursday, May 15, 2014. Born in Clay County, she was the daughter of the late Hobert and Annie Ledford Patterson. She was married to Bruce Palme...
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Polly Teasley Wax
Polly Teasley Wax, age 89, of Highlands, NC passed away Friday, May 16, 2014. A native of Toccoa, GA, she was the daughter of the late Olin Alfred Teasley and Pauline Barton Teasley, also of Toccoa...
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Marlene Pearl Creger Wallace
Marlene Pearl Creger Wallace, 67, of Franklin, passed away on Wednesday, May 21, 2014. Born in Pontiac, MI, she was the daughter of the late J.V. Creger and Margaret Joan Lash Creger. In addition t...
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Jerry Ralph Waters
Jerry Ralph Waters, Sr., 66, of Franklin, NC passed away Saturday, May 17, 2014. He was the son of the late Ralph and Hazel Hampton Waters. He was retired from Verizon Telephone Company; was a US N...
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Alecia Fisher Gray
Heaven welcomed its newest angel Alecia Fisher Gray, 47, of Cumming, Georgia this past Friday, May 16, 2014. She was surrounded by her family as she peacefully ended her courageous battle with canc...
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Kenneth Henderson
Kenneth Henderson, 62, of Cullowhee, passed away on Tuesday, May 13, 2014. Born in Clayton, GA, he was the son of Ella Mae Mathis Moss and the late Carmon Henderson. In addition to his father, he w...
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Howard James Gerber
Howard James Gerber, 67, of Franklin, passed away on Saturday, May 10, 2014.  Born in Ventura, CA, he was the son of the late Howard M. Gerber and Maxine L. Henry. Howard was a U.S. Air Force veter...
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Dorothy Mae Croak Pease
Dorothy Mae Croak Pease, 87, of Franklin, passed away on Thursday, May 15, 2014.  Born in Chicago, Illinois, she was the daughter of the late Lawrence P. Croak and Dora Mae Hartman Croak. In additi...
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Agnes Staggs McNabb
Agnes Staggs McNabb, 91, of Anderson, SC, formerly of Franklin, NC, widow of the late Amos Richard McNabb, passed away on Sunday May 18, 2014. Born June 29, 1922 in Buffalo, Wyoming, she was the da...
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Elizabeth J. “Bette” Sloan
Elizabeth J. “Bette” Sloan, 82, of Franklin, passed away Sunday, May 18, 2014.  Born in Pittsburg, Kansas, she was the daughter of the late S.D. DeLappe and Isadore Eels DeLappe. In addition to her...
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Ina Mae Winfrey
Ina Mae Winfrey, 78, of Andrews died Friday, May 16, 2014. A memorial service will be held at 5 p.m., Friday, May 23, in Andrews United Methodist Church with Rev. Mary Brown officiating. Ivie Funer...
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George Clisby Clarke
George Clisby Clarke, 73, of Highlands, died on May 11, 2014. Visitation was held from 5-7 p.m., Wednesday, May 14, at H.M. Patterson & Son Funeral Home, Oglethorpe Hill Chapel. Memorial service wa...
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Kathy Cowart
Kathy Cowart, 64, of Franklin, passed away on Tuesday, May 13, 2014.  Born in Macon County, she was the daughter of the late Claude Cowart and Lillian Ledford Cowart. In addition to her parents, sh...
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Rev. Vernon Logus Brockman
Rev. Vernon Logus Brockman, 88, of Franklin, passed away on Tuesday, May 13, 2014.  Born in Ida, Louisiana, he was the son of the late Logus Brockman and Elizabeth Owens Brockman. In addition to hi...
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Ellis Ruth Fleming Burkhardt
Ellis Ruth Fleming Burkhardt, 86, of Franklin, passed away on Monday, May 12, 2014.  Born in Jamestown, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Benjamin Harrison Fleming and Ada Louella Brickel Flem...
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Ellen Marie Landing
Ellen Marie Landing, 60, of Franklin, died Tuesday, May 13, 2104. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, May 17, at Newman Chapel Baptist Church, with Rev. Danny Cannon officiating. ...
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Ruth Dills Southard
Ruth Dills Southard, 93, of 3315 West Old Murphy Road, Franklin, passed away Wednesday, May 14, 2014.   She was a native of Macon County and a lifelong resident of the Cartoogechaye Community. She ...
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Mary Ann Ray Hedden
Mary Ann Ray Hedden, 78, of Franklin, NC passed away Monday, May 12, 2014. Born in Macon County, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Onie Vanhook Ray. She worked at Angel Medical Center and ...
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Edward Erling Nelson
Edward Erling Nelson, 74, of Franklin, passed away on Friday, May 9, 2014.  Born in Manhattan, NY, he was the son of the late Erling Nelson and Martha Vancliff Largo. In addition to his mother, he ...
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Harrie “Tootie” Edwards
Harrie “Tootie” Edwards, 86, of Franklin, passed away on Sunday, May 11, 2014.  Born in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, she was the daughter of the late Harry Deem and Naomi Hannah Ney Deem. In addition to her...
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Max Teague Henderson
Max Teague Henderson, 78, of 4 Jordan Street, Inman, SC, passed away Saturday, May 10, 2014 at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. Max was born in Franklin, NC on November 30, 1935, a son of the l...
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Ellis Dewuel Bates
Ellis Dewuel Bates, 82, of Valdosta, Georgia passed away Friday, May 9, 2014. Born in Macon County, he was the son of the late Boyd and Lola Watts Bates. He was a kind man, loving father, grandfath...
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George Jackson “Jack” Buchanan
George Jackson “Jack” Buchanan, 85, died Monday, May 5, 2014, at his home in Duluth, Ga., after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Known to friends and family as Buck, he was born in Macon C...
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Ruth Ellen Darden
Ruth Ellen Darden, 78, of Cashiers, died on Thursday, May 8, 2014. Graveside service will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, May 15, at the Norton Cemetery in Cashiers. Bryant-Grant Funeral Home is in c...
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Annie Lou Allen McClure
Annie Lou Allen McClure, 83, of Andrews, a native of Macon County, died Sunday, May 11, 2014. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, May 14, in the Chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Andrews...
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Glenn Roy Lacey
Glenn Roy Lacey, 89, of Franklin, passed away Thursday, May 8, 2014.  Born in Lansing, Michigan, he was the son of the late Sam Obrecht and Letha Irene Mix Obrecht. In addition to his parents, he w...
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Deborah “Deb” Charlene Hood
Deborah “Deb” Charlene Hood, 61, of Franklin, passed away Thursday, May 8, 2014.  Born in Macon County, she was the daughter of Christine Southards Mincey and the late Charles Marshall Mincey. Deb ...
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Joseph E. Johnson
Joseph E. Johnson, 81, of Franklin, passed away, May 6, 2014.  Born in Louisville, KY, June 30, 1932, he was the son of the late John Louis Johnson and Anna Johanna Hoffmann Johnson. He was a U.S. ...
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Elsie J. Luttrell
Elsie J. Luttrell, 95, of Ocala, Fla., formerly of Franklin, died on April 23, 2014. Memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, May 10, in the Chapel of Macon Funeral Home. Burial will be ...
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Janie Nicholson
Janie Nicholson, 85, of Franklin, passed away Tuesday, May 6, 2014. Born in Jackson County, she was the daughter of the late Lawrence and Isabelle Parker Coward. She was married to William J. “Bill...
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Stephen Paul Johnson
Stephen Paul Johnson, 34, of Franklin, passed away May 3, 2014, after suffering several years of medical problems and illness.  He was an auto mechanic, and loved working on and customizing cars an...
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Ray Keith Postell
Ray Keith Postell, 74, of Andrews, died Sunday, May 4, 2014. Funeral service will be held at 7 p.m., Wednesday, May 7, at Red Marble Baptist Church with Rev. David Postell and Rev. Mickey Stewart o...
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Verda Lee Adams Sutton
Verda Lee Adams Sutton, 87, of Franklin NC, passed away May 4, 2014.   Born in Marlin, Texas, she was the daughter of the late James M. Adams and Verda Lee McClain Adams. In addition to her parents...
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