With hearts full of love and sadness Cody’s family will lay him to a peaceful rest on his birthday, July 10, 2022.
On the afternoon of June 16, 2022, our mother, Debra Morris, went home after fighting a long illness. She was 63 years old.
Elaine “Cookie” Cowan Sutton of Asheville, N.C., passed Friday, June 10, 2022.
Martha Alta Hensley Proffitt, age 92, passed away June 18, 2022, at Skyland Care Center in Sylva with her husband of nearly 72 years by her side.
Avery Ashe, age 67, of Sylva, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Thursday, June 16, 2022.
Barbara Beck Collins, 83, passed away peacefully on June 16, 2022, surrounded by her loving family, following a brief illness.
Sandra Wood Shular, 77, passed away on Sunday, June 19, 2022, at Pisgah Manor Health Care Center following a long bout with Parkinson’s disease.
Geraldine Sarah Jackson Thompson of the Painttown Community in Cherokee, N.C., went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, June 7, 2022.
Frank Leon DeArmond, 78, of Dayton, Tenn., and formerly of Jackson County, passed away Sunday, June 5, 2022, at Mission Hospital in Asheville, N.C.
Betty Lou Bishop, age 83, went home to be with her Lord on Wednesday, June 8, 2022.
Bernice M. Ensley, age 92, of Sylva, N.C., passed away unexpectedly at her home on Saturday, June 11, 2022.
Caleb Nicholas Solomon, age 28, of Sylva, N.C., passed away unexpectedly on Monday, June 6, 2022.
James Lee “Jim” Rickman, 86, of Whittier, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday evening June 7, 2022.
James Larry Cagle, 82 ,of Sylva passed away Friday, June 10, 2022, at Harris Regional Hospital surrounded by his family.
Ila Mae Parker was born May 10, 1929, the youngest and last surviving child of Bertha C. Tatham and James Edgar Buchanan near Lovesfield in Jackson County. She departed this world on June 7, 2022, at age 93.
James Verlin Stewart, age 77, of Cashiers, N.C., passed away on Saturday, June 4, 2022.
James Ellis Hooper, 94, of Sylva and Sevierville, Tenn., passed away on Friday, June 3, 2022, at Hospice in Pinehurst, N.C.
Elizabeth “Libby” Bum-garner Norman, 76, of Sylva passed away on Thursday, June 2, 2022.
Dr. John V. Edwards DDS, who unexpectedly went to be with the Lord at his home in Cullowhee over the weekend, spent 44 years caring for the residents of Jackson County.
Stephen Ernest “Steve” Meyers, 78, of Sylva passed away Monday, May 30, 2022.
Earl David Smith, age 55, of Cashiers, N.C., passed away on May 30, 2022.
Mary Theresa Kinsman Woods (1959-2022) was known by many as Terri, and Nanny to her grandchildren.
Clementine Esther Lail went to the arms of the Lord Sunday morning June 5, 2022, after four days filled with love.
Karen Stratton Callahan, age 73, died May 20, 2022, in Charlotte, N.C.
Johnny Ray “Big John” Frady, 57, of Cullowhee went home to be with the Lord, Thursday, May 26, 2022.
Walter Lewis Farmer, age 93, of Whittier passed away unexpectedly at Mission Hospital on May 20, 2022.
Charles Joseph “Joe” Jones, age 64, of Sylva, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, May 26, 2022.
Barbara “Jean” Poyner of Sylva passed away peacefully in her sleep on Monday morning, May 24, 2022, at Skyland Care Center.
Roy Lee Whitaker, Jr., 80, of Burlington passed away on Tuesday, May 17, 2022, at UNC Medical Center surrounded by his loving family.
Richard Andrew “Drew” Gilliland, 27, of Cullowhee, gained his beautiful wings when he was called home to be with the Lord, on Saturday, May 14, 2022.
Sylvia Ann Billingsley Morgan passed away unexpectedly at her home, in Webster, N.C., on May 13, 2022.
Kathy Lee Stephens, age 59, of Elk Park, N.C., passed away on Tuesday, May 17, 2022, at Mission Hospital.
June Davis Cabe, 87, of Sylva went home to be with the Lord, Wednesday morning May 18, 2022, at Skyland Care Center.
Bonnie Louise Arneach, 90, was surrounded by family on Mother’s Day, May 8, 2022, as she left this world peacefully and entered her Heavenly home.
Ted Rowe, age 67, of Whittier was called off to the Heavenly rivers and mountains on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 at Harris Regional Hospital.
Hilda B. Miles, 84, died Saturday, May 7, 2022, at Hospice House in Asheboro, N.C.
Dr. John Huffman, age 89, of Sylva, N.C., passed away on Saturday, May 14, 2022.
Wendell Grant “Bucky” Woods, age 71, of Waynesville passed away on Tuesday, May 10, 2022, after a brief illness.
Robert Lee “Bob” Holden Sr., peacefully and loved, passed away on Sunday, May 8, 2022, at Piney Grove Nursing and Rehabilitation in Kernersville, N.C., after a period of declining health.
Charles Edward “Chuck” Fenn, widower and devoted husband of Dorothy Wall Fenn, died on May 15, 2022, in Blue Ridge, Ga.
Faye H. Inlow of Wilmington, N.C., joined her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on May 13, 2022.
James Wade “Jim” Jarrett Jr., 64, of Sylva, N.C., formerly of Bryson City, N.C., went to be with the Lord on May 7, 2022.
Murray Neal McDougall, age 78, of Sylva, N.C., was called home on Sunday, May 1, 2022.
Marty Guy Phillips, age 59, of Burnsville, N.C., went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, May 3, 2022, at Mission Hospital.
Carolyn Gates Hoyle, age 74, of Sylva, N.C., went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, May 5, 2022, surrounded by her loving family.
Carol Lynn Monteith Swink, age 76, of Sylva died peacefully at her home on May 3, 2022.
James Darrell “Jim” Kell, 93, of Lecanto, Fla., passed away on Saturday, April 23, 2022, surrounded by members of his loving family.
Lenore Helen Weslow, 76, of Sylva, N.C., passed from this earthly realm on Jan. 26, 2022.
A memorial service for Martin Alfred Cook, 85, of the Caney Fork community and Southern gospel music legend, who passed away Feb. 23, 2022, will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, May 9, 2022, at Trinity Baptist Church, 216 Shelburne Road, Asheville, N.C.
Linda Lawlor, age 82, of Sylva, N.C., passed away on Saturday, April 30, 2022.
Thomas “Tom” Dill, 79, retired physician, passed away April 21, 2022, at home in North Asheville, N.C.