Obituaries

Daniel Lackey

    Daniel Lackey, 59, of Andrews, died Sunday, Jan. 3, 2016.
    Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 8, at Townson-Rose Chapel in Andrews.

Emma Gruber

    Emma Virginia “Genny” Gruber, 69, of Murphy, passed away Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016.
    No services are planned.

Flaud Garrett

    Flaud “Pete” Garrett, 90, of Lowell, died Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016.
    Funeral services were held at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 11, at Townson-Rose Funeral Home Chapel of Hayesville.

Jerry Cannon

    Jerry Lloyd Cannon, 51, of Eastman, Ga., passed away Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016.
    A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 16, in Valleytown Cemetery.

Frankie Wells

    Frankie Zimmerman Wells, 87, of Ooltewah, Tenn., passed away peacefully Sunday, Jan. 10, 2016, in Ooltewah, Tenn., with her children by her side.

James Rich

    James Lewis “Ronnie” Rich was born Feb. 25, 1946, to the late Roy and Nora Rich. He passed away at Murphy Medical Center on Monday, Jan. 4, 2016.

John Pareti

    John Lawrence Pareti, 70, of Murphy, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016, in an Asheville VA hospital.
    He was a native of Hackensack, N.J., but moved to Murphy in 2009.

Lamar Grizzle

    Lamar Grizzle, 82, of Murphy, died Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016, in a Blairsville, Ga., hospital.
    He was a native of Buford, Ga., but moved to Cherokee County in 1965.

Joyce Garland

    Joyce Pinkerton Garland, 82, of Murphy, passed away Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016, at her residence.
    She was born in Maryville, Tenn., to the late John and Hattie Reed Pinkerton.

Henry Braswell

    Henry Braswell, 88, of Murphy, passed away Friday, Jan. 8, 2016, at his residence.
    He was born in Screven County, Ga., to the late Floyd and Daisy Parker Braswell.

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