January 24, 2015
Obituaries

David Taylor
David Taylor, 75, of Marble, passed away Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, at Wellstar Kennestone Regional Medical Center. He was a native of Macon County, but lived most of his life in Cherokee County. David...
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Annie Rich
Annie Lenoir Rich, 82, of Murphy, passed away Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015, at her home. She was a native and lifelong resident of Cherokee County, the daughter of the late James (Jim) and Tishey Ashley F...
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Kelland Rose
Kelland Rose, 65, of Marble, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, in an Asheville hospital. He was a lifelong resident of Cherokee County. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War, servin...
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Norvell Murphy
Norvell J. Murphy, 89, of Murphy, passed away Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, in Murphy Medical Center. He was a native of Cherokee County, but lived in Ellenwood, Ga., before moving back in 1986. Norvell w...
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Mary Helen Lochaby
Mary Helen Hatchett Lochaby of Murphy passed away Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, at Union General Hospital in Blairsville, Ga. Mary Helen was an U.S. Air Force veteran. She was owner and operator of Murphy...
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Irving Black
Irving Thomas Black, 93, of Melbourne, Fla., and formerly of the Ranger community near Murphy, died Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, at Wuestoff Hospital in Melbourne. He was a native of Mansfield, Ohio. He ...
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Elizabeth Parsons
Elizabeth “Betty” Pearl Parsons, 91, of Murphy, died Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, at Murphy Medical Center. She was a native of Boston, Mass. She was retired from the electronics industry and manager o...
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Hartsell Moore Jr.
Ernest Hartsell Moore Jr., 82, of Hayesville, died Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, in a Georgia hospital. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 16, at Truett Memorial Baptist Church. Burial was...
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Clara Wright
Clara H. Wright, 97, of Murphy, passed away Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, in a Murphy care facility. A graveside service was held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 15, at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Fl...
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Annie Rich
Annie Lenoir Rich, 82, of Murphy, died Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Townson-Rose Funeral Home. Townson-Rose Funeral Home, www.townson-rose.com...
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Mary Knight
Mary Elizabeth Knight, 72, of Murphy, passed away Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, surrounded by her loving family. She was born and raised in Murphy, the daughter of Gilbert and Leona Stiles. She moved to C...
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Lillie Graves
Lillie Mae Chastain Graves, 73, of Murphy, passed away Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, in Hamilton County, Tenn. She was a native of Cherokee County, and the daughter of the late Lon and Rozelle Harris Ch...
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Peter Markov
Peter I. Markov was born in Trambesh, Bulgaria, to the late John Ivanov and Maria Popova Markov. In addition to his parents, Peter was preceded in death by his brother, Alexander Markov. He practic...
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Rev. France Postell
“His Lord said unto him, Well done, thou good and faithful servant … Enter thou into the joy of thy Lord.” -Matthew 25:21 Reverend France Postell, age 97, was taken to his heavenly home Sunday morn...
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Carl Hardin
Carl Hardin, 80, of Powder Springs, Ga., and formerly of Topton, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015. Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 17, at Ivie Funeral Home, Andrews, followed by ...
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Catharine Scott
Catharine Scott, 94, of Murphy, died Tuesday, Jan.13, 2015. No services are planned. Townson-Rose Funeral Home, www.townson-rose.com, was in charge of all arrangements.
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Harvey Stalcup
Harvey G. Stalcup, 89, of Murphy, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015, in Murphy Medical Center. He was a native and lifetime resident of Murphy. He had served in the U.S. Army during World War II i...
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Betty Robertson
Betty Alene Owenby Robertson, born May 4, 1935, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, following an extended illness in a Swain County nursing facility. A native of Cherokee Coun...
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James Thornton
James Myron Thornton, 80, of Murphy, passed away Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, at his residence. A memorial service will be held at a later date in Elgin, Ill. Ivie Funeral Home, Murphy, www.iviefuneralho...
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John Stewart
John Richard Stewart, 52, of Nantahala, died Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Townson-Rose Funeral Home. Townson-Rose Funeral Home, www.townson-...
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Robert Battle
Robert Wayne Battle, 69, of Martin, Ga., passed away Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, at his residence. He was a native of Bay County, Fla., and the son of the late Doyce Hubert and Audrey Kilpatrick Battle....
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Elizabeth McLauchlin
Elizabeth McLauchlin, 84, of Murphy, died Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015. There will be a Celebration of Life service at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 24, at Hayesville First United Methodist Church, followed by a ...
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