September 02, 2015
Obituaries

Lyle Berton Carringer
Lyle Berton Carringer, 80, of Murphy died Sunday, Aug. 16, 2015. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 21, in Friendship Baptist Church. The family will receive friends from 6-9 p.m...
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Fannie Mae Wykle McGaha
Fannie Mae Wykle McGaha, 71, of Franklin, passed away Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015. Born in Macon County, she was the daughter of the late Oscar Wykle and Vissie Gibson Wykle. In addition to her parents...
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William Lee Keener
William Lee Keener, age 93, of Highlands, NC, passed away Sunday, Aug. 16, 2015. He was born in Fannin County, GA, the son of the late William Leander and Nettie Jane Ray Keener. He was a general m...
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Mark Edward Russell
Mark Edward Russell, 56, of Franklin, passed away Monday, July 27, 2015. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 22 at Franklin Covenant Church. Macon Funeral Home is in charge of...
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Robert Joseph Woolbright
Robert Joseph Woolbright, 65, of Franklin, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015. Born in West Palm Beach, FL, he was the son of the late Thomas Edward Woolbright, Jr. and Louise Marie Bisceglia Woo...
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Robert Jay “Bob” Belding
Robert Jay “Bob” Belding, 91, passed away on July 30, 2015 at Solace Hospice. He was the loving and devoted husband of Edith Belding who survives. They shared 67 wonderful years of marriage togethe...
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Frances “Louise” McCabe
Frances “Louise” McCabe, 74, of Franklin, passed away Monday, Aug. 10, 2015. Born in Macon County, she was the daughter of the late John E. Hughes and Cuba Betty Houston Hughes. In addition to her ...
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Patricia Alma Griffin Sears
Patricia Alma Griffin Sears, born July 11, 1936, passed away on Saturday Aug. 8, 2015. We will be receiving family and friends for a remembrance of her as well as fellowship with food and telling s...
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Alexander (Al) Teliak
Long-time Franklin resident Alexander Teliak passed away on Aug. 9, 2015 at the age of 98. Mr. Teliak was born March 1, 1917 in Pittsburgh, PA, to Catherine and Anatoly Teliak, both of whom were Ru...
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Sarah Louise Tallent Henry
Sarah Louise Tallent Henry, 74, of Mauldin, wife of the late John Harold Henry, died Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015. Born in Franklin, NC, she was a daughter of the late Ralph Edward and Kathryn Raby Talle...
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Elwood “Woody” LeRoy Kappen
Elwood “Woody” LeRoy Kappen, 81, of Franklin passed away Monday, July 27, 2015. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Aug. 15, at 11 a.m. at Holly Springs Baptist Church. In lieu of flowers the...
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Fred Sanders Jr.
Fred Sanders Jr., of Franklin, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015 at home surrounded by his family. He was the son of the late Fred and Mattie Leona Stamey Sanders. He was married to Peggy Belch...
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Alfred Hugh (Hoop) Tebault
Alfred Hugh (Hoop) Tebault, born July 24, 1935, in Johnson Sanitorium, Tallahassee, Florida, passed away gently at his home on Aug. 8, 2015 with his family at his side. He was the son of Alfred H. ...
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Joy Lee Johnson Sloope and Caleb Alexander Marx Sloope
Joy Lee Johnson Sloope and Caleb Alexander Marx Sloope passed away together on Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015. Joy worked in a local convenience store for many years and loved spending time with family. S...
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Mary Evelyn Amig
Mary Evelyn Amig, 89, of Otto, passed away Sunday, Aug. 9, 2015. Born in Baldwin, Georgia, she was the daughter of the late Guy and Byrdie Wilbanks. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in ...
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Betty Jane (Larsen) Andrew
Betty Jane (Larsen) Andrew, 92, passed away peacefully on Aug. 4, 2015 at Lenawee Medical Care Facility, Adrian MI. She was born in Rockford, IL the second daughter of George and Matilda Larsen on ...
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Dwain Horsley Boulding
Dwain Horsley Boulding, 74, of Matthews, NC, passed away Friday, July 17, 2015, peacefully in her sleep at home after a two year battle with ALS. She was the oldest of Bill and Lasca Horsley’s four...
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Carol Maree Dye
Carol Maree Dye, 67, of Franklin, NC passed away Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015. A funeral service was held at 11 a.m., Monday Aug. 10 at Neal Funeral Home in Lawrenceburg, TN. Burial will be in Brace Cem...
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Wilma Daisy Edwards Roper
Wilma Daisy Edwards Roper, 86, of Franklin, passed away Friday, August 7, 2015. Born in Macon County she was the daughter of the late AJ Edwards and Daisy Baldwin Edwards. In addition to her parent...
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Pauline Wild Sanders
Pauline Wild Sanders, 92, of Greenville, SC formerly of Franklin, NC, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015. Born in Macon County, she was the daughter of late Judson A. Wild and Lela Ray Wild. In ad...
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Alvin E. Thorn
Alvin E. Thorn (retired USAF) passed away Wednesday, August 5, 2015 at the age of 91. Al was born June 28, 1924 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Walter and Minnie Thorn. He was predeceased by his loving ...
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Betty Sue “Pat” Dills
Betty Sue “Pat” Dills, 78, of Franklin, passed away Tuesday, August 4, 2015. Funeral Service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7, at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. Rev. Barry Bowman and Rev. Eddie...
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Patricia M. Russell
Patricia M. Russell, 90, entered into the presence of God on August 3, 2015 at the Franklin House with family and friends at her side. She was born in Waltham, Massachusetts. Her vocation was as a ...
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Frederick Eugene “Gene” Collins
Frederick Eugene “Gene” Collins, 70, of Otto, NC, went to be with Jesus on Aug. 3, 2015. He was a partner in Dixie Iron Works. Born in Chicago, Illinois, to the late Wayne H. and Voncile Lassiter C...
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William “Billy” Joel Collins, Jr.
William “Billy” Joel Collins, Jr., 64, of Franklin, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015. Born in Atlanta, GA, he was the son of Evelyn Graves Collins of Conyers, GA, and the late William Joel Collins...
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John F. Johnson
A Memorial Service for John F. Johnson will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, Aug. 14, at Memorial United Methodist Church, 4668 Old Murphy Road, Franklin.
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Charles Curtis Jr.
Charles Curtis Jr. 87, of Sylva passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 25, 2015. He grew up in Franklin, the son of the late Charlie Curtis and Minnie McCall Curtis in a family of eleven siblings...
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Mark Edward Russell
Mark Edward Russell, 56, of Franklin, passed away Monday, July 27, 2015. Born in Greensboro, North Carolina, he was the son of the late Gilbert Clark Russell and Jean Elizabeth Whitley Kelsey. Mark...
Jul 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marie Berry Hedden
Marie Berry Hedden, 93, a resident of Candler, passed away peacefully July 29, 2015, at her home, where she had been surrounded by her loving family. A native of Macon County and a longtime residen...
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Oleta Eva Jo Coggins
Oleta Eva Jo Coggins, age 74, of Fayetteville, NC, passed away Monday, July 27, 2015. She was born in Macon County, the daughter of the late Edgar and Cora Eva Woodard Miller. She was a homemaker a...
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Howard Albert Smith
Howard Albert Smith age 80 of Marietta died Sunday, July 26, 2015. Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 29, 2015 in the Jonquil Chapel of Castellaw Funeral Home with Pastor Durwood Per...
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Scott Hartshorn
Scott Hartshorn, age 62, died July 8, 2015 in Bradenton, FL. Scott was one of God’s special children. He was loving, happy, and enjoyed life. He worked part time at Depend O Drain, Inc. He attended...
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Orlena R. Kendrick
On Monday, July 13, 2015, Orlena R. Kendrick, 87, of Alexandria, VA, formerly of Indian Head, MD died. She was the daughter of the late Jess Raby and the late Ada Welch Raby formerly of Franklin, N...
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Jeffrey Alan Loughner
Jeffrey Alan Loughner “Jeff”, 63, of Franklin, NC, passed away July 19, 2015. Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, he was the son of Robert S. and Grace C. Loughner. Jeff graduated from Greensburg Sal...
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William J Moran III
William J Moran III, 71, passed away July 24, 2015. A private burial will be held in Winter Garden, Florida. A memorial service is planned for a later date. Bryant Grant Funeral Home is in charge o...
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Rev. James Lewis Lockaby
Rev. James Lewis Lockaby, 79, of Marble died Tuesday, July 21, 2015 in a Murphy care facility. Funeral services were held Friday, July 24, in the Chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Murphy. Ivie Funeral H...
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Stephen Michael Bader
Stephen Michael Bader, age 61, of Franklin, NC, passed away July 21, 2015. He was born in Jefferson County, Kentucky, the son of the late Herman and Matilda Bosse Bader. He loved his family and fri...
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Anita Lynn Pistolis
Anita Lynn Pistolis, 49, of Highlands, passed away Sunday, July 26, 2015. A Memorial Service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, July 31, at Highlands United Methodist Church. Rev. Paul Christy will off...
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Annie Mae Henry Hensley
Annie Mae Henry Hensley, 91, of Franklin, passed away Tuesday, July 21, 2015. Born in Macon County, she was the daughter of the late Charlie M. Henry and Brittie Webb Henry. In addition to her pare...
Jul 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Louise J. Ledbetter
Louise J. Ledbetter of Waterford; on the evening of Wednesday, July 15, 2015, Louise was called home to heaven. We believe she fell asleep dreaming of her husband and her sons, who are already in h...
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