September 03, 2014
Obituaries

Richard Hopkins
Richard Hopkins, 66, of Franklin, died Saturday, July 5, 2014. Funeral service was held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, July 8, in the Chapel of Macon Funeral Home, with Rev. Howard Southard, Rev. Bobby Cloer ...
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James Darnell Shepherd
James Darnell Shepherd, 54, of Franklin, died Thursday, July 3, 2014. A memorial service was held at 7 p.m., Monday, July 7, at the Franklin House of Prayer, with Rev. Jim Byrd and Rev. Danny Princ...
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Mildred Stanfield Turpin
Mildred Stanfield Turpin, age 84, of Franklin, passed away Saturday, July 5, 2014. Born in Macon County, she was the daughter of the late George and Esther Jane Gregory Stanfield. She was preceded ...
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Shirley Milford Doolin
Shirley Milford Doolin, 84, of Franklin, died Friday, July 4, 2014. A funeral service was held at 1 p.m., Monday, July 7, in the Chapel of Bryant-Grant Funeral Home, with the Rev. Frank Rodriguez o...
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James Clinton Smith
James Clinton Smith, 90, of Franklin, NC passed away Monday, June 30, 2014. A native of Macon County, he was the son of the late Dalton E. and Myrtle Roper Smith. He was preceded in death by his wi...
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Noah “Lee” Rogers
Noah “Lee” Rogers, 88, of Franklin, passed away on June 30, 2014 surrounded by his family. Born in Macon County, he was the son of the late John Henry Rogers and Addie Miller Rogers. In addition to...
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Ella Durand
Ella Durand, 93, of Franklin, passed away Monday, June 30, 2014 in a local nursing home.  Born in Sombor, Yugoslavia, she was the daughter of the late Walter Wise and Adel Litwin Wise. In addition ...
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Michael J. Higdon
Michael J. Higdon, son of the late Ann Lyle Needham, born in Franklin, died in Daytona Beach, FL, will be buried Monday, July 7, 2014, in the Lyle Family Plot, Woodlawn Cemetery. The Rev. Dorothy P...
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Eloise Tritt Johnson
Eloise Tritt Johnson, 66, of Franklin, died Tuesday, July 1, 2014. Funeral service was held at 7 p.m., Thursday, July 3 in the Chapel of Macon Funeral Home. Rev. Hoyte Brown and Rev. Mark Bishop of...
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Betty Jean McClure
Betty Jean McClure, 83, of Franklin, passed away Tuesday, July 1, 2014.  Born in Macon County, she was the daughter of the late Sam Houston and Rachael Moss Houston. In addition to her parents, she...
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Jim Hammel
Jim Hammel, 80, of Franklin, NC, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, June 26, 2014. Raised in Pitman, NJ, Jim was the son of the late Ada and Norman Hammel. In addition to his parents, he was pre...
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Helen Mildred LeHew King
Helen Mildred LeHew King, 108, of Highlands, died Thursday, June 26, 2014. A graveside service was held on Saturday, June 28 at Highlands Memorial Park, with Dr. Mark Ford officiating. Bryant-Grant...
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William “Scotty” Hiles
William “Scotty” Hiles, 88, of Franklin, formerly of Miami, FL, passed away on Tuesday, October 15, 2013. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, July 6, at Unitarian Universalist Fell...
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Edith Henry Lopes
Edith Henry Lopes, 77, of Franklin, passed away Sunday, June 29, 2014.  Born in Macon County, she was the daughter of the late Thomas L. Henry and Pearl Dills Henry. In addition to her parents, she...
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Doris Mae Luke Brock
Doris Mae Luke Brock, 81, of Franklin, died Wednesday, June 25, 2014. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, July 5, at Spring Hill Christian Church, Ochlocknee, GA, with Rev. Timothy...
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Dorothy Williams Garrison
Dorothy Williams Garrison, 93, of Palm Harbor, FL, passed away June 13, 2014. Born in Altoona, PA, to Irving and Vida R. Williams, she has joined them and her husband of 59 years, Glen Nolan Garris...
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Patricia “Pat” Browning
Patricia “Pat” Browning, 54, of Franklin, NC passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 25, 2014. She was born in Macon County, as an identical twin on January 21, 1960. She is the daughter of Gene ...
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Millie Welborn Raby
Millie Welborn Raby, 91, of Franklin, passed away Wednesday, June 25, 2014.  Born in Rabun County, GA, she was the daughter of the late John D. Welborn and Dona King Welborn. In addition to her par...
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Wymer Lee Guest
Wymer Lee Guest, 75, of Franklin, passed away Sunday, June 29, 2014.  Born in Macon County, he was the son of the late Wiley Guest and Esther Guest Perry. In addition to his parents, he was precede...
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David Richard Bradley
David Richard Bradley, 71, of Franklin, passed away on Monday, June 23, 2014.  Born in Macon County, he was the son of the late Howard Bradley and Opal Breedlove Bradley. In addition to his parents...
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Lorene Wilson Talley
Lorene Wilson Talley, 86, of Highlands passed away Thursday, June 19, 2014. Funeral service was held Sunday, June 22, at 2:30 p.m. in the Chapel of Bryant-Grant Funeral Home in Highlands. Burial wa...
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Walter F. Widman
Lt. Colonel Walter F. Widman went to be with the Lord on June 19, 2014 at Angel Hospital in Franklin, NC. He was 96 years old; born December 23, 1917 in Newark, NJ. He was the son of Harry Widman a...
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John L. Redrup
John L. Redrup Fighter Pilot Major John Lyle Redrup, USAF (Ret), 96, of Franklin passed away Thursday, June 11, 2014. Born in Philadelphia, PA on July 2, 1917, he was the son of the late John Redru...
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Gloria Jean Smith Southard
Gloria Jean Smith Southard, 41, of Franklin, passed away on Sunday, June 22, 2014.  Born in Haywood County, she was the daughter of the late Paul Smith and Geraldine Forga Smith. In addition to her...
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Reva June May
Reva June May, 75, of Hendersonville, NC, and a native of Macon County, died Saturday, June 14, 2014. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, June 28, in the Chapel of the Ivie Funera...
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David Bradley
David Bradley, 71, of Franklin, died Monday, June 23, 2014. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, June 26, in the Chapel of Macon Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Oak Grove Baptist ...
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Dorothy Mae Canfield
Dorothy Mae Canfield, 63, of Franklin, passed away on June 14, 2014.  Born in Pikeville, KY, she was the daughter of the late Bill Cowden and Bertha Looney Cowden. Dorothy was a member of Westside ...
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T.L. Jamison
T.L. Jamison, 90, of Franklin, passed away Monday, June 16, 2014. Born in Macon County, he was the son of the late Grover Jamison, Sr. and Mary Bradley Jamison. T.L. was a U.S. Army veteran of WWII...
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Harold Pinkney Corbin
Harold Pinkney Corbin, 82, of Franklin, passed away on Wednesday, June 18, 2014. Born in Macon County, he was the son of the late Henry D. Corbin and Maggie Seay Corbin. In addition to his parents,...
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Willa “June” Fowler Johnson James
Willa “June” Fowler Johnson James, 83, of Franklin, passed away on Friday, June 13, 2014.  Born in Cleveland, OH, she was the daughter of the late Carroll Frederick Snodgrass and Helen Marie Stahle...
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Betty Ann Gregory Morgan
Betty Ann Gregory Morgan, 80, of Andrews died Friday, June 13, 2014. Funeral service was held at 2 p.m., Monday, June 16 in the Chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Andrews with Rev. Chris Rumfelt and Past...
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Rosetta Watts Reid
Rosetta Watts Reid, 93, went to be with the Lord Friday, June 13, 2014 at Forsyth Medical Center following a brief illness. She was born to William and Josephine Watts on March 10, 1921 in Transylv...
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Bobby Lee Hartsell
Bobby Lee Hartsell, 74, of Franklin, passed away on Sunday, June 15, 2014. Born in Charlotte, NC, he was the son of the late Gene Hartsell and Ethel McCullar Hartsell. In addition to his parents, h...
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Susie Mae Holland
Susie Mae Holland, age 93, of Franklin, NC, passed away Thursday, June 12, 2014. She was born in Jackson County, the daughter of the late Sterling and Lula Buchanan Deitz. She was married to Willia...
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David Joseph Walsh
David Joseph Walsh, 56, of Franklin, died on Sunday, June 8, 2014. A memorial service was held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, June 11, at Red Marble Baptist Church with Brother Zachery Whitner officiating....
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Cora “Fae” Mann
Cora “Fae” Mann, age 71, of Franklin, NC died June 9, 2014. A memorial service was held at 12 p.m., Thursday, June12, at Bill Head Funeral Home Duluth Chapel. The family received friends from 11 a....
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Jennie Sue McCall Brendle
Jennie Sue McCall Brendle of Franklin, died Friday, June 6, 2014 in a local hospital. The daughter of the late James and Flora Fitzgerald McCall, she was preceded in death by her husband Billy Joe ...
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Steve Hanak Jr.
Steve Hanak Jr., 80, passed away Tuesday, June 3, 2014 at the Charles George VA Medical Center in Asheville. Steve is preceded in death by his parents, Steve Hanak Sr. and Irene Geresy Reed. He pro...
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Clark Suttle
Clark Suttle, 69, of Newnan, GA, passed away Thursday, June 5, 2014.  A native of Macon County, he was the son of the late Clinton Suttle and Berdie Clark Suttle. Clark was a U.S. Air Force veteran...
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James Paul Wooten
James Paul Wooten, 85, of Clayton, Georgia passed away at his residence Thursday, June 5, 2014. He was born in Franklin, NC and was the son of the late Charlie Washington Wooten and Ruth Jane Brown...
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