February 11, 2016
Obituaries

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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Clyde James Blue
Clyde James Blue, 89, of Franklin, NC passed away Sept. 20, 2015 at Franklin House. Born in Flint, Michigan, he was the youngest son of Vernon C. and Elisa C. Kintner Blue. Predeceasing him in deat...
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Teddy R. McConnell
Teddy R. McConnell, 90, of Grayson, GA passed away Monday, Sept. 21, 2015. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Sept. 26, at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Bryant‑Grant Funeral Home. Bryant‑Grant Fune...
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Katherine Louise Waldroop Roper
Katherine Louise Waldroop Roper, 79, of Franklin, passed away Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015. Born in Macon County, she was the daughter of the late Burnell F. Waldroop and Kate Wallace Waldroop.  In addit...
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Jerry Ray Miller
Jerry Ray Miller, precious husband of Pamela Miller, passed away Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015.  Born Feb. 1, 1951 in Buncombe County, he was the son of the late Clarence Miller and Elizabeth Tack Miller....
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Josephine Elizabeth Davis
Josephine Elizabeth Davis, 79, of Franklin, North Carolina, passed away Thursday, September 17, 2015 in her home.  She was born in Trevilians, Virginia on June 29, 1936 to her parents, the late Tho...
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Albert H. (Yokum) Edwards
Albert H. (Yokum) Edwards, age 83, of Highlands passed Aug. 31, 2015. A memorial service will be held Oct. 11 at 2 p.m. at the Highlands United Methodist Church. Memorials may be sent to the Highla...
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Barbara Ruth O’Brien
Barbara Ruth O’Brien, 81, of Franklin, passed away Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015. Born in Chicago, IL, she was the daughter of the late Dewayne Mills and Gertrude Grammith Mills.  In addition to her par...
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Barbara E. Limle
Barbara E. Limle, 72, of Otto, NC, passed away Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, in Seymour, Indiana. A memorial service will be held Monday, Sept. 21, 2015 at 6 p.m. in the chapel of Bryant-Grant Funeral H...
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Patricia Troesch
Patricia Troesch, 77, of Franklin, passed away Friday, Sept. 11, 2015. Born in Pittsburgh, PA, she was the daughter of the late Lyle Camp and Marcella Dornburger Camp. In addition to her parents, s...
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Mary E. Bryant
12/29/1935 - 09/12/2015 “For this God is our God for ever and ever; he will be our guide even to the end.” Psalm 48:14 The Lord has led our mother home to reunite with so many who have passed befor...
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Richard Millhouse
Richard Millhouse, age 83, of Topton, died Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015. Funeral services will be held at 12 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 15, in the Andrews First Baptist Church. The family will receive friends...
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Jerald “Jerry” Lynn Lovejoy
Jerald “Jerry” Lynn Lovejoy, 68, of Asheville, NC formerly of Franklin, NC, passed away Friday, Sept. 11, 2015. Born in Stockbridge, Michigan on April 15, 1947, he was the son of the late Norman Da...
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Julia Anne Henry
Julia Anne Henry, 81, of Franklin, NC passed away Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015. No services are planned at this time. Bryant‑Grant Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 
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Clyde S. Cabe
Clyde S. Cabe 98, of Sylva, NC, passed away Friday, Sept. 11, 2015. Born in Macon County, he was the son of the late Ernest Cabe and Maggie Mae Barron Cabe.  In addition to his parents, he was prec...
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Janet M. Dowdle
Janet M. Dowdle, 84, of Waterford passed away on Sept. 4, 2015 with her family by her side. She was the wife of the late James T. Dowdle; beloved mother of Gayle Scroggs (Jim), Garry Dowdle (the la...
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John R. Wilber
John R. Wilber went to be with the Lord, Sept. 7, 2015, in Franklin, North Carolina.  He was born April 12, 1940 in Sandusky, New York, the son of Lewis K. (Pete) Wilber and Ruth (Schang) Wilber.  ...
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Austin Martin
In the quiet evening hours of Sunday, Sept. 6, 2015, Austin Martin, age 79, of Lake Emory Road in Franklin, peacefully entered into his eternal Heavenly home. Mr. Martin was born May 28, 1936 in Ch...
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Ruth Struble
Ruth Struble of Livonia, New York, formerly a resident of Franklin, passed away on Aug. 28, 2015 at the age of 98. She is survived by her daughter Susan Schlatter in Franklin, a son Steve Struble (...
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Ruth Alma Lethaus Copeland
Ruth Alma Lethaus Copeland, 79, of 2470 US Hwy 401 S., Warrenton, NC died Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015 at a local nursing home. Born in Kamen, Germany, she was the daughter of the late Friedrich and Alma...
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Charles Curtis Blythe
Charles Curtis Blythe, 73, of Mt. Sterling, Kentucky died Sept. 8, 2015. Donations may be made to Mountain Trace Rehab and Nursing Center, 417 Mountain Trace Rd., Sylva, NC  28779. Bryant‑Grant Fun...
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