September 01, 2015
Obituaries

Kenneth L. Limle
Kenneth L. Limle of Otto, NC passed quietly from this earth on Wednesday, July 8 at Angel Medical Center, Franklin at the age of 78. Kenny is survived by his wife of 50 years, Barbara E. Limle; dau...
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Robert E Caless
Robert E Caless of Cashiers NC died at home June 28, 2015. He was 81. A memorial service will be held July 25 at 10 a.m. At Cashiers United Methodist Church. Bryant Grant Funeral Home is in charge ...
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Betty Lucille Hopkins Potts
Betty Lucille Hopkins Potts, 73, of Greenville, SC formerly of Franklin passed away on Thursday, July 9, 2015 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Born in Macon County, she was the daugh...
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Florence May Turgeon
Florence May Turgeon, 84, of Franklin, passed away Saturday, July 11, 2015. Born in Detroit, Michigan, she was the daughter of the late Hi-ram Chalk and Mary Purchase Chalk. In addition to her pare...
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Virginia Mardelle “Mardee” Davis
Virginia Mardelle “Mardee” Davis, 92, of Franklin, passed away July 10, 2015. Born in McLean, IL, she was the daughter of the late Clarence William Mallory and Ruth Florence Anderson Mallory. In ad...
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Julia Ann Day
Julia Ann Day, 80, of Murphy went to be with her Heavenly Father Thursday, July 9, 2015. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 12, 2015 in the Chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Murphy. Ivie ...
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Beulah Lequire Cunningham
Beulah Lequire Cunningham, 91, of Franklin, passed away Thursday, July 9, 2015. Born in Swain, NC, she was the daughter of the late William Henderson Lequire and Martha Emaline Taylor Lequire. In a...
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Mark Duvall
Mark Duvall, 57, of Franklin, passed away Wednesday, July 8, 2015. A memorial service will be held Sunday, July 12 at 3 p.m. at Tellico Baptist Church. The family will receive friends from 1:30-3 p...
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Dr. James Eugene Clark, Jr.
Dr. James Eugene Clark, Jr., 76, of Franklin, formerly of Clearwater, FL, passed away Monday, July 6, 2015. Born in Hopewell, VA, he was the son of the late James Eugene Clark, Sr. and Helen Leigh ...
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Furman Russell "Bud" Dalton
Furman Russell "Bud" Dalton, 87, of Highlands, NC passed away Monday, July 6, 2015. A native of Macon County, he was the son of the late Lawrence Grady and Jessie Conley Dalton. He was preceded in ...
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Jerry Lee Guffey
Jerry Lee Guffey, 68, of Andrews died Monday, July 6, 2015. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, July 10, in the Chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Andrews. The family will receive friends fro...
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Rev. Dr. James Wendell Ligon
Rev. Dr. James Wendell Ligon, 80, of Franklin, passed away Wednesday, July 8, 2015. Born in Dunn, NC, he was the son of the late Elisha James Ligon and Virginia Copperidge Ligon and reared from 3 y...
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Margaret Louise Sams
Margaret Louise Sams, 72, of Franklin, NC formerly of Venice, FL and National Park, NJ passed away Tuesday, July 7, 2015. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Friday, July 10 at 11 a.m. at...
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Alberta “Bert” Phillips
Alberta “Bert” Phillips, 94, of Chesterfield, went to be with the Lord on Thursday July 2, 2015. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Harry M. Phillips; and her sister, Margaret Ewer. ...
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Charles Jackson Baldwin
Jack Baldwin, 80, of Raleigh, NC, succumbed to idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis at his home surrounded by his family on July 4, 2015. Jack is survived by his wife, Sue of 58 years; daughters, Caroline...
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Carolyn Rebecca Pitts Sanders
Carolyn Rebecca Pitts Sanders, 65, went home to be with her heavenly family, after a long battle with cancer, Saturday, July 4, 2015. She was born April 23, 1950, in Clayton, GA, to the late Edward...
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James Jackson “Jack” Blevins
James Jackson “Jack” Blevins, Jr., 83, of Asheville, went Home to be with the Lord after a period of declining health Saturday, June 27, 2015 at Mission Hospital St. Joseph Campus. Born October 30,...
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Lois Sloan Reeves
Lois Sloan Reeves, 103, of Franklin, passed away Friday, July 3, 2015. Born in Basinger, FL, she was the daughter of the late Bethel Sloan and Della Raulerson Sloan.  In addition to her parents, sh...
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Jesse Vandiver Shirley
Jesse Vandiver Shirley, Jr., 77, of Otto, passed away Saturday, June 27, 2015. Born in Rabun County, GA, he was the son of the late Jesse Vandiver Shirley, Sr. and Fannie Mae Moore Shirley. In addi...
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Mabel Virginia Lord
Mabel Virginia Lord, of Glenville, North Carolina passed quietly from this earth on June 22, 2015 at 87 years. Services were held at Highlands Memorial Park, in Highlands, NC at 11 a.m., Thursday, ...
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Roland William Grady
Roland William Grady, also known as R.W. and known more recently as “Mac,” passed away peacefully on June 30, 2015, 2 days short of his 85th birthday. He was born in Cleveland, Ohio on July 2, 1930...
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Timothy James Ward
Timothy James Ward, 48, of Franklin, passed away Monday, June 29, 2015. Born in Swain County, he was the son of Mary Jane Kilby Ward and the late Jack Perry Ward. In addition to his father, he was ...
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Jesse Vandiver Shirley
Jesse Vandiver Shirley, Jr., 77, of Otto, passed away Saturday, June 27, 2015. A memorial service will be held Saturday, July 11 at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of Macon Funeral Home. Rev. Wesely Price wil...
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Charles “Charlie” Carlton Ledbetter
Charles “Charlie” Carlton Ledbetter, 73, of Franklin, passed away Thursday, June 25, 2015. Born in Macon Co, NC, he was the son of the late Lyman Ledbetter and Lassie Anderson Ledbetter. In additio...
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Mitchell “Mitch” Felton McLain
Mitchell “Mitch” Felton McLain, 70, of Franklin, passed away at his home, Friday, May 15, 2015 with his family at his side. A Celebration of Life will be held on Thursday, July 2  at 7 p.m. in the ...
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David Roy Brabson
David Roy Brabson, 57, of Otto, passed away Friday, June 26, 2015. A memorial service was held Sunday, June 28 at 2 p.m. at Coweeta Baptist Church. Rev. Davis Hooper and Rev. Don Moffitt officiated...
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Mary Ann Shuler Green
Mary Ann Shuler Green, 68, of Franklin, passed away Thursday, June 25, 2015. Born in Topton, NC, she was the daughter of the late Clint Shuler and Leona Wright Shuler. In addition to her parents, s...
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William Andrew Brooks, Sr.
William Andrew Brooks, Sr., 67, of Franklin, passed away Thursday, June 25, 2015. Born in Middlesboro, KY, he was the son of the late Doyle Brooks and Bertha Goldie Brooks. In addition to his paren...
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Edith Cunningham Byrd
Edith Cunningham Byrd, age 93, of Franklin, NC passed away Friday, June 26, 2015 at her residence. She was born in Macon County, the daughter of the late Grady and Nina Curtis Cunningham. She was m...
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Virginia Sorrells Frazier
Virginia Sorrells Frazier, 83, of Indian Trail, NC formerly of Franklin passed away Monday, June 22, 2015.  Born in Macon County, she was the daughter of the late Rev. Lester and Annie Guffey Sorre...
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Mitchell “Mitch” Felton McLain
Mitchell “Mitch” Felton McLain, 70, of Franklin, passed away at his home, Friday, May 15, 2015 with his family at his side. A Celebration of Life will be held on Thursday, July 2 at 7 p.m. in the C...
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Alan Wood
Alan Wood, 68, of Franklin, passed away Thursday, June 18, 2015. Born in New Castle, England, he was the son of the late Ronald Wood and Joyce Powell Wood. Alan retired from the Royal Air Force. He...
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Ann Prouty
Ann Prouty, 88, of Franklin, passed on with peace and curiosity Tuesday, June 23, 2015. No services will be held. Macon Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
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Beverly Ann Burke
Beverly Ann Burke, 74, of Franklin, passed away Tuesday, June 23, 2015. No services are planned at this time. Macon Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
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Kerry Vernon Blue
Kerry Vernon Blue, 61, of Franklin, NC, passed away June 22, 2015. Born in Bradenton, FL, he was the son of Clyde Blue and Helen Jamrog Blue.  He was preceded in death by a nephew, Michael Blue.  K...
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Furman P. Bodenheimer
Brigadier General Furman P. Bodenheimer, Jr., 85, died Friday, June 19 in Asheville. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. There will be a Memorial Service in Franklin at a later date.
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Derrick Brandon Sigmon
Derrick Brandon Sigmon, age 23 of Sylva, NC passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, June 16,  2015. He was born in Jackson Co., NC the son of Bo Aikin and Angela Franks of Sylva, NC. He loved to explore,...
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Daniel David Houston
Daniel David Houston, 58, of Franklin, NC passed away Wednesday, June 17, 2015.  Born in Macon County, he was the son of Mildred Buchanan Houston and the late Harley Houston.  He was a builder. In ...
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Amber Louise Stiwinter
Amber Louise Stiwinter, 87, widow of Glen Stiwinter, Sr., passed away on June 18, 2015. Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, June 20 at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of Macon Funeral Home. Macon Funera...
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Carol Sue Coleman
Carol Sue Coleman, 72, of Franklin, NC passed away Saturday, June 20, 2015.  Born in Miami, FL, she was the daughter of the late Charles M. and Grace Morrow Coleman.  She was retired from Dade Coun...
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