Rev. Guy Bradley, age 95, passed away peacefully on March 30, 2020, in Blairsville, Ga.

Born 93 years ago in Orlando, Fla., Brown Lanier Johnson Sr., made his mark on the world before passing on March 27, 2020, in Fort Pierce, Fla.

Phyllis Irene Ray Stiles, 77, passed away Tuesday, March 31, 2020.

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Kenneth Dewey Crowe, age 89, of Sylva passed away on Friday, April 3, 2020, at Autumn Care.

Carolyn K. Bishop, 71, of Cullowhee passed away Wednesday, April 1, 2020.

Benjamin Avery “Ben” Dillard, 95, of the Dillardtown community in Sylva passed away April 1, 2020, at Mountain View Manor in Bryson City.

Dorothy B. Middleton sang her first song in heaven on Saturday, March 28, 2020, at the age of 69.

Lynnette A. Anfinson, 71, of Whittier, N.C., passed away Thursday, March 26, 2020, following a short stay at Mission Hospital in Asheville.

Deborah “Debbie” Faircloth, age 72, of Sylva, N.C., went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 29, 2020.

Barbara Bryson, 84, passed away peacefully at home Wednesday, March 25, 2020, after a long period of declining health.

Mr. Harold Ray Hyatt, age 78, of Warthen, Ga., died March 22, 2020, following an extended illness.

Martha “Ann” Redoutey, 66, of Franklin, passed away on Thursday, March 26, 2020.

Jolene Davis, 77, of Sylva, N.C., passed away on Wednesday, March 25, 2020, after a 14-year battle with Alzheimer’s, where she had been a resident at Vero Health (formerly Mountain Trace Nursing Center) since 2011.

Jim Biddix, age 72, passed away on Saturday, March 28, 2020, at home surrounded by his loving family after a brief illness.

James Douglas Shook, 74, of Whittier went home to be with the Lord, Tuesday March 24, 2020.

James Theodore Turpin, 66, of Franklin, formerly of Sylva, passed away on Wednesday, March 18, 2020.

David Caesar “Dave” Scurlock Jr. age 84, passed away on Saturday, March 21, 2020, at his home in Sylva, N.C., surrounded by family.

Mary Lou Ashe, 87, of Sylva, N.C., passed away Thursday, March 19, 2020.

Marion Doris Underwood, 84, of Cullowhee, N.C., passed away Sunday, March 22, 2020.

Zena Elizabeth Beck Lawhon, 79, of Whittier went home to be with the Lord Friday, March 20, 2020.

Brian David McClure, 60, of Sylva, N.C., passed away Sunday, March 15, 2020.

Mary Kathryn Monteith Hupman, known affectionately as Kitty, died on March 15 at her home in Mebane, N.C., surrounded by family and her long-term caregiver, Diana Smith. She was 95 years old.

Aaron James Whatley, “Whatley” to his friends, was born Feb. 8, 1987, in Sylva N.C., full of life and ready to entertain.

Robert “Poppa Rob” Ledford, 59, of Sylva went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 8, 2020.

Ralphine Nicholson Blanton, 87, of Sylva, N.C., passed away on Sunday, March 8, after a brief illness.

Vernon Davis Anders, 96, of Tuckasegee, N.C., passed away Friday, March 6, 2020.

Wilfredo Homer Hernandez, 72, of Sylva passed away on Saturday, March 7, 2020.

Mrs. Lola Mae Stiwinter Stewart, 82, passed away March 6, 2020, in Highlands, N.C.

Susan Elaine Brown Mackenzie, age 64, of Cullowhee, N.C., passed away on Friday, Feb. 21, at her home.

Josephine Reva Dorsey was born Jan. 19, 1919, living to be the oldest African-American citizen in Western North Carolina.

Mary Alice Shuler, 82, of Sylva went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020.

Lyle Cabe, 23, of Sylva went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, Feb, 25, 2020.

Rubye Hamilton, 91, of Sylva passed away on Sunday, March 1, 2020, surrounded by her loving family.

Marie Treadway, age 90, of Sylva went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, at Skyland Care Center of Sylva.

“Chip” Charles Luther Shuler Jr., 62, of Sylva went home Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020.

Leoda J. Mathis, 76, of Whittier passed away Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020.

Charles Edwin Jackson, 86, of Sylva, N.C., passed Feb. 15, 2020.

Dorothy Smith Reid, age 89, of Maggie Valley passed away on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, at her residence.

Carl Rogers Shelton, age 84, died peacefully at home on Feb. 11, 2020.

Robert Lee “Buckshot” Gosnell, 77, of Sylva, N.C., passed away on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, at Autumn Care of Waynesville after a period of declining health.

Charles F. Zackman IV, lovingly known as Zack or Rick, 63, passed away at home on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, after a courageous battle with lung cancer.

Elizabeth “Lib” Payne Sutton, 59, of Sylva passed away Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, after a period of declining health.

Dr. Richard Lee Wall of Sylva, N.C., lovingly known as Rick or “Doc,” passed away on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, at age 66.

Deanna Jo Wright, 70, of Sylva, N.C., passed from death to life on Monday, Feb. 10, 2020, at her home.

Eoma Luker Henry, 76, of Sylva passed away Saturday evening, Feb. 8, 2020.

Esta Radcliff, age 87, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020, in Asheville, N.C., surrounded by her loving family.

Claude H. Tallent, age 99, a man of faith and family, passed away peacefully Friday, Jan. 31, 2020.

William “Bill” H. Leatherwood Jr. of Sylva passed away on Friday, Jan. 31, 2020.

Gary Lee Pautz, 70 years of age, a long-time resident of Sylva, N.C., passed away Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, in Eutaw, Ala., after his long battle with Alzheimer’s.

Debbie Laws Burrell, 56, of Sylva passed away Friday, Jan. 24, 2020, at her residence from health complications.

Hugh Edwin Monteith Jr. age 93, of Shelby died Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020 at Atrium Cleveland.

Charlie Sebastian Cabe, 89, of Sylva, N.C., passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020.