Obituaries

Mary Phillips

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    Mary Tomasik Phillips, 76, of Andrews, passed away Monday, Jan. 11, 2021.
    She was born in Baltimore, Md., to the late Bronislaus and Irene Cordrey Tomasik.

Edna Barnett

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    Edna Ruth Allen Barnett, 86, of Murphy, passed away Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021, at a Hayesville care facility.
    She was raised on the North Carolina and Tennessee state line.

John Elton Jennings

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    John Elton Jennings, 76, of Murphy, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020, at his residence.

Marilyn Jordan

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    Marilyn Amos Jordan, 80, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020, at 7:38 p.m. at Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital.

Lucille Sewell

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    Lucille Walker Sewell, 98, of Hayesville, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020, at her residence.
    A native of Atlanta, Ga., she had lived in Hayesville since December of 1975.

Tom Bennett

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Tom Bennett, retired journalist and Scout columnist dies
1944 – 2020

Bronce Kilpatrick

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    Bronce “Tussler” Kilpatrick, 86, of Murphy, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020.

Betty Stalcup

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    Betty Sue Stalcup, 78, of the Martins Creek community, passed away Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020, at Murphy Rehabilitation & Nursing Home in Murphy.

Michael McDonald

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    It is heartening to see a young man shoulder the responsibilities of hard work, such as a welder, whose welding work borders on steel artistry, and be a devoted husband, attentive father, and g