Obituaries

Mary Crain

    Mary F. Crain, 77, of Murphy, passed away Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019, in a Murphy hospital.
    Ivie Funeral Home, Murphy, is in charge of arrangements.

Jennifer Roberson

    Jennifer Taylor Ball Roberson, 39, of Murphy, passed away Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019.
    Jennifer was born Jan. 5, 1980. She was the daughter of Stanley Taylor and Susie Branham.

Jack Rhodes

    Jack Joseph Rhodes, 92, of Murphy, passed away peacefully Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019.
    Mr. Rhodes was born Nov. 12, 1926, in Lake Charles, La., to Earl Rhodes and Vera Sue Jackson.  

Lorraine DeRosa

    Lorraine McDonnell DeRosa, 96, of Murphy, passed away Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, in a Murphy hospital.
    She was a native of Nutley, N.J., but lived in Cherokee County since 2001.

James Russell

    James “Jimmy” Harvey Russell went to be with his Lord and Savior Friday, Feb. 22, 2019, at the VA Medical Center in Asheville after a long period of declining health. 

Lorraine DeRosa

    Lorraine McDonnell DeRosa, 96, of Murphy, passed away Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, in a Murphy hospital.
    She was a native of Nutley, N.J., but lived in Cherokee County since 2001.

Jack Rhodes

    Jack Joseph Rhodes, 92, of Murphy, passed away peacefully Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019.
    Mr. Rhodes was born Nov. 12, 1926. in Lake Charles, La., to Earl Rhodes and Vera Sue Jackson.  

Sylvania Daniel

    Sylvania “Boots” Daniel, 83, of Murphy, passed away Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019.
    She was born May 3, 1935, in Madison County to the late Milton Edd and Johnnie Ballard English.

Deborah Tanner

    Deborah “Debbie” Elaine Tanner, 58, of Tanner Drive in Murphy, passed away peacefully Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, at her home following a brief illness.

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