February 11, 2016
Obituaries

Gene McNutt Patton
Gene McNutt Patton, 89, of Franklin, passed away Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016.  Born in South Pittsburg, Tennessee, he was the son of the late Maurice Victor and Lillian Kyle Patton. In addition to his pa...
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John William “Tommy” McMahan Jr.
John William “Tommy” McMahan Jr., 76, of Dawson, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016 at Dawson Health and Rehabilitation.  Funeral services will be held at Harvey Funeral Chapel in Daws...
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Judson (J.C.) McCoy
Judson (J.C.) McCoy, 67, of Goodrich, Michigan, passed away Jan. 7, 2016. Per J.C.’s wishes, cremation has taken place. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. John the Evange...
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Dennis James Walton
Dennis James Walton, 75, of Franklin, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016. No services are planned. Macon Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences can be made at maconfunera...
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Harley “Junior” Lyle Stanfield
Harley “Junior” Lyle Stanfield, age 88, of Franklin, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 29 in the Chapel of Bryant‑Grant Funeral Home with Rev....
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Dennis James Walton
Dennis James Walton, 75, of Franklin, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016. No services are planned. Macon Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences can be made at maconfunera...
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Roy “Rod” Rodney Pohlenz
Roy “Rod” Rodney Pohlenz, 93, of Franklin, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016.  Born in Blue Hill, Nebraska, he was the son of the late Fred Will and Nellie Breitwieser Pohlenz. In addition to his ...
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Betty Lois Hughes Ray
Betty Lois Hughes Ray, 85, of Franklin, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016. A funeral service was held Monday, Jan. 25, in the chapel of Bryant-Grant Funeral Home with Rev. Greg Rogers officiating....
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Sgt. Fred W. “Jack” Mills
Sgt. Fred W. “Jack” Mills, Air Force Retired, 98, went home to be with his Lord on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016 in Franklin. The funeral service was held on Tuesday, Jan. 26 at Riemann Family Funeral Ho...
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Margie Ruth Webb Mills
Margie Ruth Webb Mills, 70, went home to be with the Lord Friday, Jan. 22, 2016. A celebration of life service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27 at the Bryant-Grant Funeral Home Chapel wit...
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Priscilla “Pat” Dean Wolfskeil
Priscilla “Pat” Dean Wolfskeil of Fort Myers, Florida and a summer resident of Franklin, passed away peacefully with her loving family by her side on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016.  She was 92 years old...
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Leroy Oren Peek
Leroy Oren Peek, 80, of Franklin, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2016. A funeral service was held Sunday, Jan 24 in the chapel of Bryant-Grant Funeral Home with the Rev. Vic Greene officiating. The ...
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James Terry Campbell
James Terry Campbell, 65, of Franklin, passed away Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016. Born in Coraopolis, Pennsylvania, he was son of the late Harold Otis and Hazel Campbell. In addition to his parents, he w...
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Robert J. Bradley
Robert J. Bradley, a loving husband, father, grandfather, uncle and true friend to many went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016. Mr. Bradley was born in Wilkes County, Georgia to the...
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J. L. West
J. L. West, 93, of Franklin, passed away Friday Jan. 22, 2016 at his home following extended hospice care. Born in Franklin, he was the son of Dr. and Mrs. J. L. West Sr. He was a graduate of Breva...
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Larry Roger Stockton
Larry Roger Stockton, 79, of Alto, Georgia passed away Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016 in a Georgia hospital. A graveside service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 21 at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church ...
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Mary Regina Paoletti
Mary Regina Paoletti, a long-time Highlands resident and business owner, passed on to be with our Lord on Monday, Jan. 18 after a lengthy illness.  She was surrounded by family and her dear friend,...
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Alfred Alexander Armstrong
Alfred Alexander Armstrong, 66, of Franklin, passed away on Monday, Jan. 18, 2016.  Born in Gaston County, he was the son of the late George Herman Armstrong Sr. and Sue Elizabeth Strange Armstrong...
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Patricia Ann Davis
Patricia Ann Davis, 76, of Franklin, passed away on Monday, Jan. 18, 2016.  No services are planned. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Smoky Mountain Pregnancy Care Center, 226 East Palm...
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Enese Mitchell
Enese Mitchell, 74, of Franklin, gained her angel wings on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016 after fighting a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Born in Jersey City, New Jersey, she was the daughter of...
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Leroy Oren Peek
Leroy Oren Peek, 80, of Franklin, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2016. A funeral service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 24 in the chapel of Bryant‑Grant Funeral Home with Rev. Vic Greene off...
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Larry Roger Stockton
Larry Roger Stockton, 79, of Alto, Georgia passed away Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016 in a Georgia hospital. A graveside service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 21 at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church ...
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Timmie Lee Collins
Timmie Lee Collins, 46, of Franklin, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 21 in the chapel of Macon Funeral Home. Rev. Steve Reeves will of...
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Farrell Eugene Henson
Farrell Eugene Henson, 78, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016. Born in Macon County, Mr. Henson was the son of the late Carter W. Henson and Nellie Cabe Henson. Mr. Henson retired from Nationwide...
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Deborah “Deby” Anne Hurst
Deborah “Deby” Anne Hurst, 64, of Franklin, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016.  Born in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, she was the daughter of the late Olav Arthur Dillevig and Goldie Evelyn Waldroop ...
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Milton W. Scott
Milton W. Scott, 80, of Franklin, passed away Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016.  Born in Macon County, he was the son of the late Robert Scott and Cordie Sanders Scott.  Milton worked for Macon Furniture Ma...
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Alfred Michael Scruggs
Alfred Michael Scruggs, 58, of Franklin, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016.  A funeral service was held Monday, Jan. 18 in the chapel of Bryant-Grant Funeral Home with Rev. Adam West officiating...
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Homer D. Morgan
Homer D. Morgan, 71, of Franklin, passed away Friday, Jan. 15, 2016.  He was the youngest of four sons, born to the late Paul and Virginia Estes Morgan.  Homer retired from Belden after 30 years; w...
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Nat B. Henry
Nat B. Henry, 68, of Franklin, passed away Monday, Jan. 11, 2016.  Born in Macon County, he was the son of the late Thurman Henry and Arcilla Woody Henry. Nat was a retired U.S. Army veteran. While...
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Alfred Lee “Cotton” Posey
Alfred Lee “Cotton” Posey, 71, of Franklin, passed away Monday, Jan. 11, 2016. Born in Swain County, he was the son of the late Alfred Henry Posey and Alice Moore Posey. In addition to his parents,...
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Clarence Clyde Clark
Clarence Clyde Clark, 68, of Franklin passed away suddenly on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016 in an Asheville hospital. Born in Macon County, he was the son of the late Clyde William and Katherine Ray Clark...
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Olive E. Veon
Olive E. Veon, 101, of Franklin, passed away Monday, Jan. 11, 2016.  Born in Wilcox, Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of the late Wesley Monroe Overturf and Clara Jane Wilson Overturf. In additio...
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Grady M. Bostick
Grady M. Bostick, 77, of Franklin, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016. He was a beloved hus-band, father, grandfather, uncle and friend, and will be dearly missed by all who knew him....
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Jessie Morgan Alexander
Jessie Morgan Alexander, 77, of Franklin, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016.  Born in Macon County, she was the daughter of the late Carl Morgan and Beulah DeHart Morgan. In addition to her parent...
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Nancy Jane Steed Newman
Nancy Jane Steed Newman, 75, of Franklin, passed away on Jan. 5, 2016 after a brief bout with pneumonia and complications from COPD. Nancy was born on June 4, 1940 in Jacksonville, Florida to James...
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Kate Anderson Jacobs
Kate Anderson Jacobs, 87, of Franklin, passed away Sunday, Jan. 10, 2016.  Born in Macon County, she was the daughter of the late Elbert Anderson and Annie Mae Womack Anderson. In addition to her p...
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Hope Louise Kling Tallent
Hope Louise Kling Tallent, 94, of Greensboro, formerly of Franklin, passed to her eternal home on Thursday, Jan. 07 at Whitestone Wellness Center in Greensboro.  Born in Cleveland, Ohio, she was th...
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Carol Jeanne (Schwabenbauer) Mitten
Carol Jeanne (Schwabenbauer) Mitten, 81, of St. Louisville, Ohio passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on Wednesday, December 9, 2015. A native of Oil City, Pennsylvania, she was the ...
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Clara Belle Gregory Setser
Clara Belle Gregory Setser, 97, of Franklin, passed away Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016.  A funeral service was held Saturday, Jan. 9 in the chapel of Bryant‑Grant Funeral Home with Rev. Steve Reeves offic...
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Kate Marie Angel Dalton
Kate Marie Angel Dalton, 80, of Statesville, passed away Monday, Dec. 28, 2015 at Autumn Care of Statesville.  She was born in Franklin on Dec. 17, 1935 to the late Paul and Alma Sanders Angel, but...
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