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Geraldine Deitz Robinson, 88, of Dillsboro, N.C., passed away Sunday morning, Sept. 25, 2022.

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Juanita Brooks, age 87 of Sylva, N.C., passed away on Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022.

Dennis Clyde Bridges, age 81, went to his eternal resting place Sept. 20, 2022, with his family and friends by his side.

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Virginia Ammons, age 82, of Sylva, N.C., passed away on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022.

Wallace Warren Buchanan, age 87, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2022.

Frank Nolan Cook, 84, of Hickory went home to be with his Lord on Sept. 23, 2022. 

Barbara Jane Wilson Dooley, 89, of Cullowhee, N.C., and Chattanooga, Tenn., died in Chattanooga on Sept. 18, 2022.

Dennie H. Mathis, age 80, of Sylva, N.C., went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, Sept. 18, 2022, surrounded by his loving family.

On Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022, Artie Estes Frady passed away peacefully in her sleep. She was 92 years old.

Peggy Dills Garwood, 84, of Sylva, passed away on Friday, Sept. 16, 2022, after a two-year battle with cancer.

Mildred Ann Carver, 85, of Franklin, N.C., passed away at her residence on Sept. 14, 2022.

James David Griffin, age 59, of Sylva passed away at his home on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022.

It is with great sadness the family of Barbara Jane Hardie of Cullowhee announces her passing on the morning of Aug. 30, 2022.

Euna Raye Carpenter, 79, of Cullowhee went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2022.

Betty Sheehan Kinsman, 84, of Whittier, N.C., passed away on Monday, Sept. 12, 2022.

Rena Jannet McCoy, age 60, of Cherokee passed away Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022.

Rev. Raymond E. “Ray” Knowles Jr., 83, of Sylva went home to be with the Lord on Saturday morning, Sept. 10, 2022.

Just 49 days after losing her husband, Ben, Mary joined him.

Katherine “Katie” M. Kennedy Vann, 41, of Franklin, N.C., passed away Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2022, at the Augusta Burn Center.

Willie W. Sherrill, 91, of Whittier went home to be with the Lord, Monday evening, Aug. 29, 2022

Timothy Paul “Tim” Smathers, 55, of the Balsam community passed away on Monday, Aug. 29, 2022, at his home.

Rachel Mathews Mathis, 67, of the Towstring community went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2022.

Norman Andrew Parris, age 84, of Webster, N.C., left this Earth peacefully on Monday, Aug. 22, 2022.

Elizabeth Bridges Brooks, 88, of the Qualla community went home to be with the Lord and to reunite with her husband, Coolidge, on Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2022.

Jeffrey Lynn “Jeff” Bewsey, 68, died of complications related to esophageal cancer on Aug. 24, 2022, at Harris Regional Hospital with family and close friends by his side.

Henry Adams, 89, of the Balsam community went home to be with the Lord, Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2022.

Fredrick “Rick” William Kirchberg, 76, passed away peacefully at home on Aug. 10, 2022, after a short battle with mesothelioma.

In celebration of the life, love, family and friends of Judy Mills, age 72, of Sylva, who died unexpectedly Sunday, March 13, 2022, please join us on Sunday, Sept. 25 at Poteet Park, Sylva. Drop-in from 12:30-3:30 p.m. Remarks at 2 p.m.

Elizabeth Faye Bridges Brooks, 88, of Whittier, passed away Tuesday morning, Aug. 23, 2022.

Jack Young, 69, of Kershaw, S.C., died Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022, at his home after a brief illness.

Grayson Wike Mazur, infant son of Michael and Madilyn Wike Mazur, went home to be with the Lord Friday, Aug. 19, 2022.

David Frederick “Fred” Greene, 57, of Bryson City passed away Aug. 18, 2022, at Atrium Cabarrus Hospital, Concord, N.C., due to an extended illness.

Robert Richard “Dick” Trevarthen passed away peacefully at 1 p.m., Aug. 17, 2022, with family and friends by his side in Clyde, N.C. at the age of 89.

On Friday, Aug. 19, 2022, Shirley Feick, loving mother of six children, passed away at the age of 98.

Tina “Teeter” Walkingstick Frizsell, age 42, of Mountain City, Ga., and formerly of Cherokee, N.C., was senselessly taken from her family and friends on the morning of Monday, May 16, 2022, one day prior to her 43rd birthday.

Charles “Bill” Hooper Jr., of Cashiers, N.C., passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022, at his home surrounded by his family. 

Opal Lee Ashe Bumgarner, age 86, of Sylva passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022.

Cornelious “Cory” Ashe III, 54, of Sylva passed away on Friday, Aug. 12, 2022.

Dr. William Thomas “Bill” Bird, age 96, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022, at Haywood Lodge and Retirement Center.

Brittie Lee Cabe Duncan, age 91, of the Altapass community, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Aug. 13, 2022.

Ella Mae Moss, 94, of the Yellow Mountain community passed away on July 10, 2022.

Scotty McMahan, 44, of Sylva went home to be with the Lord Friday morning, Aug. 12, 2022.

Sean Kevin Bryson, 54, of Sylva, N.C., passed away on Aug. 8, 2022, after a lengthy illness.

Shirley Faye Mosteller, 77, of Gastonia, N.C., passed away Aug. 2, 2022, at Country Time Inn, Kings Mountain, N.C.

Ruby Fisher Evans, age 86, of Waynesville passed away on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2022, at her home.

Yvonne Sutton Parker, 82, of Sylva went home to be with the Lord on Sunday afternoon, Aug. 7, 2022.

Helen K. Norton, 92, of Whittier passed away Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022.

Joyce Bryson Cloer, 82, of Sylva passed away unexpectedly Monday morning  Aug. 1, 2022.

William LeGrande “Will” Pearce, 33, of Sylva, N.C., passed away at his home on Aug. 2, 2022.

Faye Geneva Thomasson Lawhon, 86, born March 8, 1936, in Collins Creek, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, departed this life for Heaven on Friday Aug. 5, 2022. 

Jerry Rice III, 63, of Cullowhee, N.C., finished his final ride on July 22, 2022.

David Earl Nicholson, age 66, of Cullowhee, N.C., entered his Heavenly home on Monday, Aug. 1, 2022. He passed at his residence surrounded by his family.