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Jimmy Woodard, 58, of Sylva went home to be with the Lord, Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019.

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Mrs. Dorothy Farrior Painter of Sylva, N.C., was peacefully called home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019 at the full age of 99.

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Frances Nations Anderson, 93, of Waynesville passed away on Monday, Aug. 5, 2019, at Autumn Care of Waynesville.

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Candler Felix Cook, age 86, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 28, 2019, at the John F. Keever Solace Center in Asheville.

Karin Marie Davis was born Sept. 14, 1966, on Eglin Air Force Base in Fort Walton Beach, Fla. She went to be with Jesus on Aug. 2, 2019, in Asheville, N.C.

James Edward “Ed” Cloud Jr., 60, of Murphy passed away Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019.

W. Frank Bragg, 90, of the Camp Creek community in Whittier went home to be with the Lord Friday, Aug, 2, 2019.

Grace “Nanny” Queen, 90, of Sylva, N.C., went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019.

Coleman Wayne “Buddha” Terrell, 36, a native of Swain County, answered his Master’s call on Wednesday, July 31, 2019, after many medical issues.

Ronnie W. Deitz, 60, of Sylva went home to be with the Lord, Thursday Aug. 1, 2019.

Margie Estes Douthit passed away on Aug. 2, 2019, in Bryson City, N.C., following a brief illness.

Andrew Davis Martin, 97, of Tuckasegee, died peacefully Aug. 5, 2019.

The Rev. John Rivers, age 87, passed away peacefully at his home, Morningstar, in Black Mountain, N.C., the morning of Aug. 1, 2019.

Geraldine Gibson Lominac, 83, of Murphy passed away Monday, July 22, 2019, at Stonehenge Assisted Living in Blairsville, Ga.

Richard K. “Rick” Akers, 63, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, July 28, 2019.

Travis Akers, 38, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday July 28, 2019.

Robert Joseph “Joe” Corbin, 62, of Sylva passed away peacefully in his sleep on Sunday, July 28, 2019.

William Ricky “Rick” Harris, 65, of Sutton Branch, Sylva, went home to be with his Lord on Friday, July 26, 2019, following a period of declining health.

Lois Elvira Tebo, 99, of Franklin passed away Thursday, July 4, 2019.

Martha Anne “Scottie” Rogers Saltz, 84, of Hayesville was welcomed into the arms of her Lord and Savior on Monday, July 22, 2019, and reunited with her late daughter, Terri Saltz, who passed away on Nov. 13, 1983.

Cheryl Ruth Hayes, 80, passed away Sunday, July 28, 2019, at Mountain View Manor, Bryson City, N.C.

Betty McClure Nowlin, age 89, of Sylva, N.C., passed away on July 25, 2019, at 2:43 a.m. at the Morningstar Assisted Living Center.

Barbara Sutton Brooks, age 83, of McAdenville passed away on Thursday, July 25, 2019, in Gastonia.

Betty Bishop Sims, 78, of Asheville, originally from Jackson County, N.C., went home to be with the Lord, Sunday, July 28, 2019.

Malyn Kelcy Crowe, age 26, went to be with the Lord on July 24, 2019, following a tragic accident.

Helen Mathis King, 91, of Cordova passed away Friday, July 19, 2019, at Richmond County Hospice Haven.

John Frederick Noren of Tuckasegee, N.C., passed away on Saturday, July 20, 2019, after a short but hard-fought battle with cancer.

Charles “Charlie” Hilliard Greene, 85, of Gastonia passed away July 22, 2019.

Cathie “Kasha” Lossiah, 71, of Cherokee went home to be with her Heavenly Father on Wednesday July 17, 2019.

Lois Diane Roper Bryant, 66, of Whittier passed away on Monday July 15, 2019, at Mission Hospital, Asheville, following a short period of declining health.

Patricia Bryson “Pat” Revis, 82, of Sylva went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, July 11, 2019.

Harvey John DeWolf, 95, passed away on Friday, June 28, 2019.

Carroll N. Henson, 83, of Sylva went home to be with the Lord, Tuesday afternoon, July 9, 2019.

Bernice Rogers Elliott, 91, of Sylva, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, July 4, 2019. She was born in Tellico Plains, Tenn., and grew up in Graham County, N.C.

Thomas Edward Davis, 46, of Cullowhee, passed away Sunday, June 30, 2019. A native and lifelong resident of Jackson County, he was the son of Nancy Thomas Davis of Cullowhee and the late Eddie Davis of Cullowhee.

On the morning of July 4, 2019, Dr. Alice Patsy McGuire departed this earthly life at the age of 102. She was born in Sylva on February 4, 1917 in the home of her parents, Dr. Wayne Patrick McGuire and Dr. Daisy Dean Zachary McGuire.

Tony V. Childress of Sylva, N.C. died on July 5 at the age of 59. Tony was born in Sylva on August 26, 1959, the 5th of six children to Mickie (Comer) Childress and James B. Childress.

Angela Dawn McMahan Sellers, 51, of Sylva, went to Heaven on Saturday, July 6, 2019. She was greeted there by her grandparents, Kenneth and Evelyn Reed and Willie and Fannie Sellers. Angie graduated from Sylva-Webster High School, class of 1986, and then graduated from Western Carolina Unive…

Glenna Kay Buchanan, 72, of Sylva went home to be with the Lord on Friday, July 5, 2019 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Thomas Robert (Rouge) Buchanan and the daughter of the late Glenn Davis and the late Leona (Riley) Birchfield.

Blaine “Beaner” Ensley, 81, of Jackson County passed away Saturday, June 29, 2019, at the John F. Keever Solace Center in Asheville.

Bill Powell passed away Tuesday, June 25, 2019, at the age of 94. He was born in Morganton, N.C., on March 5, 1925, to the late Sydney Forrest Powell and Mildred Prince Powell.

Phena Joy Lynn, 57, of Sylva passed away on Wednesday, June 19, 2019, at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville, TN. Born on November 15, 1961, in Tampa, FL, she was a daughter of the late Tillmon Harvey Messer and Rachel Ann Hampton.

Mary Smith Ensley, 74, of Cherokee, passed away Thursday, June 27, 2019. A native of Cherokee, she was the daughter of the late Edgar Allen and Geneva Johnson Smith. She was also preceded in death by her sister, Edgarita Smith Ensley and her husband Charlie Ensley, and one brother, Ray Smith.

William C. “Bill” Austin, age 74, of Sylva passed away Wednesday, June 19, 2019, at Mission Hospital of Asheville, N.C. Mr. Austin was born July 8, 1944, in Dearborn, Mich. He was the son of the late Roy and Mae Mildred (Jennings) Austin. He was the husband of Nohemy Hernandez Chavez Austin.…

Annie Cagle Moore, 70, of Sylva went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, June 22, surrounded by her family.

Emmett Urcey Dillard, PhD, 101, died on Saturday, June 22, 2019. A native of Jackson County, N.C., he was born Aug. 12, 1917, the son of the late Vilas Napoleon “Polie” Dillard and Minnie Lee Cope Dillard. He was also preceded in death by his wife of 75 years, Della Edna Bennett Dillard, in …

Terry Dillard, age 64, of Mills River, went home to be with our Lord after a long, courageous battle with cancer, on Friday, June 21, 2019.

Charles V. Sutton, born June 24, 1960, died Dec. 29, 2018. A celebration of life will be held from 1-5 p.m. Saturday, June` 22, at the Barkers Creek Community Building.

Terry Gene Moore, 59, of Texas, formerly of Sylva, passed away in 2019. He was a 1977 graduate of Sylva-Webster High School.

Edwin Taylor Norton, 87, of Cullowhee, passed away Friday, June 14, 2019, surrounded by his loving children.

Dennis “Steven” Fulk, 45, of Sylva, passed away on May 12, 2019, at his home after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born November 14, 1973, in Raleigh, to Dennis Clifton and Linda James Fulk. Steven was a talented musician and artist.

Cecil Monroe Nations, 84, of Bessemer City, went to be with the Lord on June 9, 2019, at CaroMont Regional Hospital in Gastonia. Born on Jan. 31, 1935, in Whittier, he was the son of the late Claude Cecil and Lillie Seagle Nations. He was preceded in death by one sister, Muriel Woodard, and …

Margaret “Alice” Hyatt Webb, 61, of Sylva passed away Monday, June 17, 2019.