Obituaries

Thomas Pickelsimer

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    Thomas Leroy Pickelsimer, 90, of the Peachtree community, Murphy, passed away Monday, Sept. 16, 2019. Mr. Pickelsimer was born March 9, 1929, in Epworth, Ga., to the late J.D.

Juanita Bryson

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    Juanita Bryson, 86, of Murphy, passed away Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019.
    She was the daughter of the late James and Lillie Beaver.

Leslie Marcotte Jr.

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    Leslie C. Marcotte Jr., “Les,” 77, passed away Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019, at 3:54 p.m. in Murphy, where he lived the past 20 years. He was surrounded by his loving family at his passing.

Harley Cochran

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    Harley Ray Stamey Cochran, 20, of Franklin, passed away Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019.
    Born in Sylva, he was the son of Randy Cochran of Nantahala and Marcie Phillips of Franklin.

Ricky Crawford

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    Ricky E. Crawford, 67, of Murphy, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, at his residence.

John Fillyaw

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    John Fillyaw, 69, of Murphy, passed away Monday, Sept. 9, 2019, in a Murphy care facility.

Gregory Garcia

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    It is with overwhelming grief we announce the death of Gregory George Garcia. He died Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019, at age 43. 

Edlee Gibby

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    Edlee Gibby, 99, of Andrews, passed away Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, in Andrews.
    She was born March 3, 1920, and grew up on Junaluska Creek section of Cherokee County.

Sandra Vollmer

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    Sandra Faye Gilbert Vollmer, 73, died peacefully at her home in Andrews on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019.
    She was preceded in death by her father, John Thomas Gilbert.

Gregory Garcia

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    It is with overwhelming grief we announce the death of Gregory George Garcia. He died Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019, at age 43.