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May 25, 2015
Obituaries

Carl ‘Nick’ Fisk
Carl ‘Nick’ Fisk, 69, died unexpectedly on April 20, 2015. He was an owner of the Rib Country restaurants in North Carolina and Georgia and a resident of Hayesville. Fisk will be lovingly remembere...
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Paul Sutton Ritchie
Paul Sutton Ritchie, 82, of Hayesville, died Sunday, April 19, in Athens Regional Hospital. Ritchie had been a long-time resident and farmer in Oglethorpe County, and then in Madison County, Ga., b...
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Gerald D. Dockery
Gerald D. Dockery, 56, of Murphy, passed away Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at his residence. Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 18 in the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home in Murphy. The f...
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Cora Belle Scott Walker
On April 1, 2015, Cora Belle Scott Walker, passed away peacefully, with her son Richard at her side. She was 95-years-old. Walker was a remarkable woman. Her husband James Russell, passed away in 1...
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Richard Curtis Sherlin
Richard Curtis Sherlin, 53, of Trion, Ga. passed away Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at his residence. Sherlin was a native of Hayesville. He was a 1985 graduate of Western Carolina University, receiving h...
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Memorial Service
Gail P. Rogers
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Otis Lafayette Dallas
Otis Lafayette Dallas, Sr., 72, of Hayesville, passed away Thursday, April 2, 2015. He was born in DeKalb County, Ga. Dallas was the son of Virginia Nicholson Dallas of Decatur, Ga. and the late Em...
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Norman Abbott Penland
Norman Abbott Penland, 90, of Greenville, S.C., passed away Friday, April 3, 2015 at Heartland Health Care Center in Greenville, S.C. Penland was born Sept. 27, 1924 in Clay County to the late Jame...
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Harold Roger Wackler
Harold Roger Wackler, 84, joined his beloved wife, Diana Lou in heaven on Tuesday, March 24, 2015. He was born on April 15, 1930 in Howard Lake, Minn. to the late Edmund and Frances Wackler. Wackle...
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Benjamin A. Brown
Benjamin A. Brown, 86, of Hayesville, passed away Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at Mission Hospital in Asheville, N.C. He was a native and lifelong resident of Clay County; the son of the late Benjamin H...
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Elaine Spiva
Elaine Spiva, 54, of Hayesville, passed away Sunday, March 29, 2015 at her residence. She was born in Cobb County, Ga. to the late Eugene Ashe and Margaret Lou Anderson. She is survived by her pare...
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Geneva ‘Jennie’ R. Parker Thurmond
Geneva "Jennie" R. Parker Thurmond, 82, died on Friday, March 20, 2015 at her home on Aidylberg Way in Oak Bluffs, Mass. Thurmond was the wife of William "Bill" David Thurmond who predeceased her i...
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James Curtis Frye
James Curtis Frye, 83, of Warne, passed away Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at his residence. He was a native of Sanford, N.C. but had lived in Lynchburg, Va. before moving to Warne in 2011. Frye was th...
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JC Long
On Monday, March 30, 2015 JC Long, 82, of Fletcher, passed away peacefully at Park Ridge Hospital and went to be with his Lord and Savior. He was born in Clay County in 1932 and has lived in Buncom...
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Virginia Crawford
Virginia Crawford, 94, of Hayesville, passed away Monday, March 23, 2015 at her home, surrounded by her family and loved ones. She was a native of Clay County and the daughter of the late A.L. and ...
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Mary Ella Crawford Griffin
Mary Ella Crawford Griffin, 86, of Robbinsville, N.C., passed away Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, at MedWest Swain in Bryson City, N.C. She was born in Clay County, and was the daughter of the late Poe and...
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David Steven French
David Steven French, 48, of Hayesville, formerly of Winterville, Ga., passed away Tuesday, March 3, 2015, at his residence. He was a native of Costa Mesa, Calif. French was a diesel mechanic for th...
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David Lough
David W. Lough, 59, of Hayesville, passed away Monday, March 2, 2015 at his residence. He was a native of Terre Haute, Ind. He later moved to Key West, Fla., where he owned a marina. Lough later li...
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Velma Marie Spiva
Velma Marie Spiva, 80, of Hayesville, passed away on March 3, 2015, following a brief illness. Spiva was born to the late Gorman and Carrie Arrowood Maney on Nov. 11, 1934, in Hiawassee, Ga. She wa...
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Charles ‘Chuck’ Robert Scroggs
Charles "Chuck" Robert Scroggs, 56, of Hiawassee, Ga. passed away Thursday, March 5, 2015, unexpectedly at his residence. He was born in Pelzer, S.C. on Aug. 18, 1958 to the late John and Sally Tho...
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Wendell ‘Larry’ Edgar Barlow
Wendell "Larry" Edgar Barlow, 72, a Hayesville resident since 2004, formerly of Westford, Massachusetts, and Andrews, passed away of natural causes on Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015, at his peaceful loca...
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Harold Scroggs Jr.
Harold Scroggs Jr., 62, of Inez, Ky., formerly of Brasstown, N.C., passed away on Feb. 17, 2015. He was the son of the late Harold and Doris Scroggs. He is survived by family and friends. A memoria...
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Fires erupt in county
Two homes, shed and equipment destroyed by flames. Clay County firefighters have been busy the past several days.
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David Waldroup
David Waldroup, 76, of Hiawassee, passed away early Friday, Feb. 13, 2015. Waldroup was born Oct. 7, 1938 in Hayesville to the late Virgil and Donnie Hollifield Waldroup. He was a faithful member o...
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Daniel Ray Zizich
Daniel Ray Zizich, 64, of Hayesville, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015. He was a member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Hayesville. Memorial Services will be scheduled at a late...
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William Hobert Cody
William Hobert Cody, 97, of Hayesville, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 14 at the Townson-Rose Funeral Home Chapel of Hayesville. Townson-Ros...
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Sandra Lou Shook
Sandra Lou Shook, 56, of Hayesville, passed away Friday, Dec. 19, 2014 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Asheville, N.C. A memorial service was held at 2 p.m., Monday, Dec. 22, at the Townson-Rose Funera...
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Frank Eugene Rockwell III
Frank Eugene Rockwell III, 67, of Wauchula, FL., died on Dec. 8, 2014. He was born in Atlanta, Ga. on March 5, 1947 and had been a resident of Hardee County, Fla. for 10 years. Rockwell worked in t...
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Lydia Elizabeth Sanders
Lydia Elizabeth Sanders, 91, of Canton, Ohio, formerly of Hayesville, died Monday, Dec. 15, 2014 in Canton, Ohio. She was born in Hayesville on Oct. 24, 1923. She was the daughter of the late Charl...
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Martha Shaw Coffee
Martha Shaw Coffey, 98, of Warne passed away peacefully Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014 at Clay County Care Center where she had resided for the past two years. She was a member of Pine Log Baptist Church....
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Dorothy Ruth 'Dot' Moore
Dorothy Ruth “Dot” Moore, 76, of Hayesville, passed away Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014 in Buford, Ga. Moore was born Sept. 29, 1938 in Towns County, Ga. to the late Andrew Jackson Noblet and Della Kastner ...
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Frank E. Swaim
Frank E. Swaim, 86, of Cornelia, Ga., passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014. Swaim was born on Aug. 5, 1928 in Hayesville, to the late Benjamin and Zenia Robinson Swaim. He was a graduate of Haye...
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Jenell Barnett
Jenell Barnett, 80, of Murphy, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014 at her residence. The family received friends from 12-1:45 p.m. Friday, Nov. 28 at the Ivie Funeral Home, Murphy, followed by funer...
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Claudette A. Ewing
Claudette A. Ewing, age 80 of Hayesville, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014. Born in Detroit, Mich., she resided in Newark, Del. most of her life moving to Murphy, N.C. in 2004. She worked as an...
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Thomas C. Gray, Jr.
Hayesville native Thomas C. Gray, Jr., 81, of Inverness, Fla., passed away Oct. 21, 2014. A memorial service will be held at the Hayesville Presbyterian Church at 1 p.m. Saturday Nov. 29, 2014.
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Wade Ellis Massey
Wade Ellis Massey, 53, of Woodstock, Ga., passed away Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014. A graveside memorial will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 29 at Sunset Cemetery. Ivie Funeral Home of Murphy is in c...
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Neal Ledford
Neal Ledford, 75, of Taylorsville, Ga., and formerly of Clay County, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014, in a Cartersville, Georgia Hospital. He was a native of Clay County and the son of the lat...
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Carroll Moss
Carroll Moss, 59, of Hayesville, passed away Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014, at his residence. He was a native of Clay County and the son of the late Wade and Faye Hooper Moss. He was a heavy equipment op...
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John Thomas Smart, Jr.
John Thomas Smart, Jr., 86, of Hayesville, passed away Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, at his residence. He was a native of Clay County and the son of the late John Thomas and Ida Belle Barnard Smart. John ...
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Samuel Moral
Samuel Moral, 74, of Brasstown died Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014 in the Clay County Care Center. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Ivie Funeral Home in Murphy is in charge of arrangements....
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