August 31, 2015
Obituaries

Dewey “Bill” William Haynes
Dewey “Bill” William Haynes, Jr., 61, of Franklin, passed away May 3, 2015. Born in Chicago, Illinois, he was the son of the late Dewey William Haynes and Ruth Annell Madison Haynes. In addition to...
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Vicki Lynn Norman
 Vicki Lynn Norman, age 46, of Sylva, NC formally of Franklin, NC passed away Wednesday, April 29, 2015. She is preceded in death by her father Tommy Norman. She is survived by her mother Doris Nor...
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Kenneth L. Sherman Jr.
Kenneth L. Sherman Jr., age 84, died from respiratory failure April 18, 2015 at Charles George VA Medical Center, Asheville, NC. Interment service will be held at a later date at White Chapel Memor...
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Clarice Lorraine Martz
Clarice Lorraine Martz, 89, of Franklin, passed away Monday, April 27, 2015. A memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to St. Jude Children...
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Richard Charles Tauber
Richard Charles Tauber, born January 31, 1942, died April 18, 2015.   He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Edna Tauber, and is survived by his wife, Anne of Franklin, NC, brother Ro...
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Britton R. ‘Britt’ Mason
Britton R. “Britt” Mason, 96, of Topton died Sunday, April 19, 2015. Funeral services were held Saturday, April 25, 2015. Ivie Funeral Home, Andrews is in charge of all arrangements.
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Doris ArbaLou Fouts Lynch
Doris ArbaLou Fouts Lynch, 91, of Franklin, passed away Monday, April 27, 2015. Born in Macon County, she was the daughter of the late W.T. Fouts and Dora Rickman Fouts.  In addition to her parents...
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Marilyn Joan Zagorski
Marilyn Joan Zagorski, 71, of Franklin, passed away Sunday, April 26, 2015. Born in Dover, NJ, she was the daughter of the late Paul Riley and Mildred Hosie Reilly. In addition to her parents, she ...
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Martha Wiltcher
Martha Ingaborg Nordin Barber Wiltcher, age 100 years, of Highlands, NC, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving children and their spouses on Saturday, April 11, 2015. A memorial service w...
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Robert Terry Shields
Robert Terry Shields, age 69, of Franklin, NC, passed away, Tuesday, April 22, 2015. Funeral services were held Saturday, April 25, at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of Bryant‑Grant Funeral Home, with Rev. S...
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Patsy Hopkins Holbrooks
Patsy Hopkins Holbrooks, 59, of Franklin, passed away April 24, 2015. Born in Macon County, she was the daughter of Margie Collins Hopkins and the late Howard R. Hopkins, Sr.  In addition to her fa...
Apr 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Austin Ferrara, Jr.
Austin Ferrara, Jr., 65, of Franklin, passed away Friday, April 24, 2015. Born in Manhattan, NY, he was the son of the late Austin Ferrara, Sr. and Theresa Sancinella Ferrara. Austin enjoyed studyi...
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Shawn Hardin McLendon
Shawn Hardin McLendon, 55, of Franklin, NC, passed away April 19, 2015. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Fort Lauderdale, FL. Macon Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Apr 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Carl Daniel Garlington
Carl Daniel Garlington, 82, died peacefully on Saturday, April 18, 2015. Carl was born in Macon, Georgia, son of the late Susie May and Cecil Glenn Garlington. He was a graduate of Lanier High Scho...
Apr 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Barbara Mann Ledford
Barbara Mann Ledford, age 79, of Sylva, NC passed away Monday, April 20, 2015. She is survived by her husband of 61 years Raymond Ledford, three children, nine grandchildren and one great grandchil...
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Vera Rogers
Vera Rogers, of Franklin passed away peacefully Friday, April 17, with her son Jim and his wife Pam by her side. Mom, grandma, great grandma, and farmer to the end, Vera and her late husband Carlos...
Apr 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Joan B. Smith
Joan B. Smith passed away at home on April 17, 2015, with her family at her side. She passed away in Franklin, NC and had moved to the Smokey Mountains 19 years ago. She was 83 years old. There wil...
Apr 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Elizabeth “Betty” Howard Huffman
Elizabeth “Betty” Howard Huffman, 78, of Franklin, passed away Sunday, April 19, 2015. Born in Macon County, she was the daughter of the late Lawrence Carl Howard Sr. and Beatrice Crunkleton Howard...
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Wayford Arwood Lyons
Wayford Arwood Lyons, 65, of 98 Circle Trace, a husband, father, veteran, and friend, passed away peacefully on April 17, 2015, at South Baldwin Regional Medical Center in Foley, Alabama. He was a ...
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Todd Eric Ensley
Todd Eric Ensley, 51, of Franklin, passed away Saturday, April 18, 2015. Born in Macon County, he was the son of the late Lloyd Edgar Ensley and Grace Brendle Ensley. In addition to his parents, he...
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Charlotte Hook Baker
Charlotte Hook Baker, age 71, of Franklin, NC, passed away Thursday, April 16, 2015.  She was born in Washington DC, the daughter of the late Charles Wallace Hook and Clarissa Waple Hook.  She had ...
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Robert Wesley Tippett
Robert Wesley Tippett, 66, of Franklin, passed away April 17, 2015. Services will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to St. Francis Catholic Church Food Pan...
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Randall “Randy” J. Solesbee
Randall “Randy” J. Solesbee, age 71, of Franklin, NC, passed away Sunday, April 12, 2015. Funeral services were held Wednesday, April 15th at White Oak Flats Baptist Church.  Burial will be in Aquo...
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Mary Groom
Mary Groom, age 84, of Franklin, NC passed away Monday, April 13, 2015. She was born in Hartford, AR, the daughter of  Mr. & Mrs. Doris Groom. Memorial services will be held at later date. Bryant‑G...
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Aaron Richard Goldstein
Aaron Richard Goldstein, 37, of Otto, passed away on Saturday, April 11, 2015. Born in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, he was the son of Richard Seth Goldstein and Julia Ellen Mooring Goldstein of Otto.  He wa...
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Ernest Hugh Holleman, Jr.
Ernest Hugh Holleman, Jr., 86, of Franklin, passed away Friday, April 10, 2015. Born in Cordele, GA, he was the son of the late Ernest Hugh Holleman, Sr. and Frances Mildred Aultman Holleman.  In a...
Apr 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Theodore “Theo” Huff Brescia, Jr.
Theodore “Theo” Huff Brescia, Jr., 75, of Otto, NC and Stone Mountain, GA, passed away Sunday, April 12, 2015. Funeral Service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 15, at Tiger United Methodist ...
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Raymond F. Boehlke
Raymond F. Boehlke, age 88, of Murphy, died Saturday, April 11, 2015. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 18, 2015 in the Chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Murphy with the Rev. Dave...
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Judith Charlene Awtrey
Judith Charlene Awtrey, 58, of Franklin passed away Monday, April 6, 2015. Born in Columbus, OH, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Edna McCumber Marks. She was a loving wife, mother and ...
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Charles Randolph Keener
Charles Randolph Keener, 85, of Augusta, GA, formerly of Franklin, NC, passed away Saturday, April 11, 2015. Born in Macon County, he was the son of the late Charles Randolph Keener and Pearl Mille...
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Hermie Moffitt Dills
Hermie Moffitt Dills, age 93, of  Franklin, NC, passed away Monday, April 13, 2015.  She was a native of Macon County, daughter of the late Lawrence and Bertha Ledford Moffitt.  She was a member of...
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Janet Maria Law Holt
Janet Maria Law Holt, age 79, of Franklin, NC passed away Thursday, April 9, 2015. She was born in Hudson, NY, the daughter of the late Franklin James and Mary Ana Venditti Law. She was a homemaker...
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Kimberley Harris Nichols
Kimberley Harris Nichols, 49, of Topton, North Carolina passed away Wednesday, April 8, 2015. A private memorial service will be held at her residence. Ivie Funeral Home, Andrews in charge of arran...
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Joseph Keith Collins
Joseph Keith Collins, 62, of Spring City, TN passed away on March 25, 2015 at his home.  He was born on May 10, 1952 to Joseph Winston Collins and Dorothy Sexton. He was a resident of this area for...
Apr 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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George “G.B.” McCall, Jr.
George “G.B.” McCall, Jr., 81, of Franklin, passed away March 29, 2015. Born in Macon County, he was the son of the late George B. McCall, Sr. and Eva Jane Gregory McCall. In addition to his parent...
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Ester Mae Bates Williams
Ester Mae Bates Williams, age 76, of Franklin, NC, passed away April 4, 2015.  She was born in Macon County, the daughter of the late Mack and Dicey Stiwinter Bates. She was married to the late Woo...
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Rai Earl Cammack
Rai Earl Cammack, 62, of Franklin, passed away Friday, March 27, 2015. Born in Walla Walla, Washington, he was the son of the late Marshall Rai Cammack and Edna Edwards Cammack. In addition to his ...
Apr 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Andrew Jackson Picklesimer
Andrew Jackson Picklesimer, 63, of Highlands passed away Monday, April 5, 2015. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Bryant-Grant Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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Margaret Bryant Roper
Margaret Bryant Roper, 80, of Franklin, passed away Friday, April 3, 2015. Born in Macon Co, she was the daughter of the late Mark Bryant and Lucinda Poindexter Bryant. In addition to her parents, ...
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Turner DeHart
At age 93, Turner DeHart passed peacefully into the next life on January 5, 2015. A Graveside Service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, April 13, at the Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery, Black...
Apr 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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