June 29, 2015
Obituaries

Stella Pickelsimer
Stella Pickelsimer, 92, of Murphy, passed away Tuesday, June 23, 2015, in a Copperhill, Tenn., hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at this time, but will be announced later. Ivie Funeral Home, Mu...
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William Spooner
William Andrew Spooner, 77, of Snellville, Ga., died Saturday, June 20, 2015. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 24, at Bear Paw Baptist Church. Townson-Rose Funeral Home, www...
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Windal Swanson
Windal Swanson, 94, of Murphy, passed away Sunday, June 21, 2015. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Wednesday, June 24, at Ivie Funeral Home, Murphy, followed by funeral se...
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Jacqueline Crisp
Jacqueline Harlee Crisp, 16, of Hiawassee, Ga., died Sunday, June 21, 2015. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 25, at First Free Will Baptist Church in Hayesville. Townson-Rose ...
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Robert Seppala
Robert “Dusty” Seppala passed away Friday, May 22, 2015. He was a native of Lake Worth, Fla., son of Anna Hudson of Brasstown and the late Richard Seppala. Robert was a retired iron worker. He was ...
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Blake Millsaps
Blake Tyson Millsaps, 23, of Marble, passed away Monday, June 15, 2015, due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was born Oct. 12, 1991, in Jackson County. Blake was the son of Sheil...
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Capt. Gregg Martin
Capt. Gregg W. Martin, 69, died at home in Fayetteville, Ga., on Sunday, June 14, 2015. He passed peacefully in his sleep. He was born May 16, 1946, in Mobile, Ala., before settling in Murphy. He g...
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Cecil Mashburn
Cecil W. Mashburn, 85, passed away Monday, June 15, 2015, at the Roberts Hospice Care Center in Palatka, Fla. Born in Andrews, he was the son of the late Mary Willie Mashburn Gentry, and husband of...
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Brent Ledford
Brent “Bacon” Ledford, 20, of Murphy, passed away Tuesday, June 16, 2015, as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was a native and lifetime resident of Murphy. He was a 2013...
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Velma Evans
Velma Marie Waldroup Evans, 79, of Murphy, passed away Wednesday, June 17, 2015, at Angel Medical Center in Franklin. She was born in Swain County to the late Harrison and Lena Dills Waldroup. Velm...
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Paul Smith
Paul Terry Smith, 70, of Murphy, passed away Sunday, June 21, 2015, at his residence. Terry was a lifelong resident of Cherokee County. He was the son of the late Carl and Lee Ellen Smith, and a U....
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