Obituaries

Charles Elrod

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    Charles E. Elrod, 69, of Murphy, passed away Monday, Sept. 21, 2020, in an Asheville hospital.
    He was a native of Cherokee County where he had lived most of his life.

Charles Elrod

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    Charles E. Elrod, 69, of Murphy, passed away Monday, Sept. 21, 2020, in an Asheville hospital.
    He was a native of Cherokee County where he had lived most of his life.

Blakely Baker

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    Blakely McCoy Baker, 81, of Murphy, died Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, in a Murphy hospital.

Marcia Green

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    Marcia Elaine Rogers Green, 63, of Murphy, passed away Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020.

Peggy Bryant

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    Peggy “Molly, Hero, Miss Johnson” Allison Bryant, 57, of Murphy, passed away Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020.

June Lee Coffey

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    June Lee “J.L.” Coffey, 86, of Murphy, passed away Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020.
    He was born in Clay County, to the late Rev. Ham Coffey and Mollie Hyatt Coffey.

Elizabeth Dianne Frye

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    Elizabeth Dianne Frye, 65, of Andrews, passed away Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, in an Asheville hospital.

Patsy Dillard

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    Patsy Marie Dillard, 68, of Murphy, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020.
    She was born in Gaston County to the late Luther and Elsie Prince Dillard.

Johnnie Ray Jones

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    Johnnie Ray Jones, 85, of Murphy, passed away Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, at the residence of his daughter, Pam.
    He was a native and lifetime resident of Cherokee County.

Gary Ledford

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    Gary Dale Ledford, 56, of Murphy, passed away Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, in Chattanooga, Tenn.