September 23, 2014
Obituaries

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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Edna Goulet
Edna Goulet, 93, formerly of Franklin, died Saturday, April 26, 2014. Main funeral service for family and friends will be held graveside at 1 p.m., Tuesday, May 13, at Rush Cemetery, with Rev. Wend...
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Richard Allen Cook
Richard Allen Cook, age 93, born Apr. 13, 1921 in Evansville, IN, died on May 2, 2014. He was the son of Joseph Gilbert Cook and Loretta Kathleen Cook. In addition to his parents he was preceded in...
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Robert Alan “Bobby” Byrd
Robert Alan “Bobby” Byrd, 54, of Lucedale, Miss., formerly of Franklin, died Friday, April 25, 2014. Funeral service was held at 7 p.m., Monday, April 28, at Sigler Funeral Home, Lucedale, with Rev...
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William Lee Huff
William Lee Huff, 74, of Highlands, died Friday, May 2, 2014. Funeral service was held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, May 6, in the Chapel of Bryant-Grant Funeral Home in Highlands with Zachary Phillips offic...
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Maxine Simons Arvey
Maxine Simons Arvey, 79, of Franklin, passed away Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Born in Macon County, she was the daughter of the late Tommy and Lottie Clark Simons. She loved her family and was a membe...
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Jeannette Ennis Beauregard
Jeannette Ennis Beauregard, 92, of Franklin, died Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Funeral service will be held in Jacksonville, Fla., with Rev. Frank Rodriguez officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Mem...
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Maxine Holland Davidson
Maxine Holland Davidson, 82, of Franklin, passed away on Wednesday, April 30, 2014.  Born in Macon County, she was the daughter of the late Everett Holland and Juanita T. Holland. In addition to he...
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Sherrill Fouts
Sherrill Fouts passed away on April 23, 2014, in Houston, Texas, at the age of 63 after battling lung cancer. Born in Franklin, N.C., to Nondus and Vaira Fouts, he was predeceased by his parents an...
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Louis A. Presz
Louis A. Presz, 63, of Franklin, passed away Friday, April 25, 2014.  Born in Chicago, Illinois, he was the son of the late Frank and Maria Partze Presz. In addition to his parents, he was preceded...
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Theodore R. Tallent
Theodore R. Tallent, 83, of Franklin, passed away Saturday, April 26, 2014.  Born in Macon County, he was the son of the late Lloyd and Lillie Angel Tallent. In addition to his parents, he was prec...
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