Jimmy Massey

    Jimmy Massey, 75, of Ball Ground, Ga., passed away Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016, at his residence. He was a native of Murphy.
    He was owner and operator of MCA Communications.
    Jimmy was a member of Murphy First United Methodist Church.
    He was the son of the late Wade H. and Mabel Ellis Massey. He was also preceded in death by a son, Wade E. Massey, who died Nov. 12, 2014.
    Surviving are his wife, Shirley English Massey; a daughter, Dawn Massey Hoard and husband Spence of Canton, Ga.; and a granddaughter, Ellen Hoard Floyd and husband David of Cartersville, Ga.
    A memorial service was held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 31, in the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Murphy, with the Rev. John Davis and Spence Hoard officiating. The inurnment was in Sunset Cemetery.
    The family received friends from 1-1:45 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 31, at Ivie Funeral Home, Murphy, prior to the services.
    In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made in memory of Jimmy Massey to the Murphy First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 86, Murphy, NC 28906.
    Ivie Funeral Home, Murphy, was in charge of all arrangements.
    An online guest register is available at www.iviefuneralhomeinc.com.