Robert Carey Moyer

Robert Carey Moyer

Robert Carey Moyer, 78, of Franklin, passed away Tuesday, July 10, 2018 in his home, surrounded by his loving family. Robert was born in Middletown, Ohio on Jan. 20, 1940. He was the son of the late Park Bush Rice and Dorothea Miller Moyer Rice. Robert was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran; member of the

Laura May Ogden

Laura May Ogden

Laura May Ogden , 86, of Franklin passed away Thursday, June 28. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 21, 2018 at the Resurrection Lutheran Church. Pastor Patrick O’Neal will officiate. Macon Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. Section:  Obituaries

Lon S. Smith

Lon S. Smith

Lon S. Smith, 90, passed away Monday, July 9, 2018. A private graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 13 at Burningtown Baptist Church Cemetery. A visitation was held from 6-7 p.m. Thursday, July 12 at Macon Funeral Home. Section:  Obituaries

Charles Degan (Chuck) Foster Jr.

Charles Degan (Chuck) Foster Jr.

Charles Degan (Chuck) Foster Jr. was born on Sept. 20, 1944 at Niagara Falls, New York, where he enjoyed his childhood years.  Chuck moved to Florida at age 18 and started his career in the construction trade. Chuck married his wife, Betty M. Foster, in 1961. They had two daughters, Stephanie Hatt of Pennsylvania and

Ann Crusselle Abercrombie

Ann Crusselle Abercrombie

FRANKLIN – Ann Crusselle Abercrombie’s journey on earth ended July 6, 2018. Give the flowers now. Ann was a special bloom who prospered and flourished in the natural. Where more may be desirable in this world, she was content with less! Affectionately, she was called Annie and was known for her quick smile and laughter.

Joziah Lamar Bennett

Joziah Lamar Bennett

FRANKLIN – Joziah Lamar Bennett, infant son of Dakota Dillard and Tiesha Freeman, passed away Thursday, July 5, 2018. In addition to his parents, Joziah is survived by his grandparents, Nichole Bennett and Daniel Garita, both of Franklin; Angela McCollum of Turtletown, Tennessee and Edwin Dillard of Blue Ridge, Georgia; great-grandparents, Wayne Bundy of Franklin

Grady Allen

Grady Allen

FRANKLIN – Grady Allen, 82, of Franklin, passed away Sunday, July 8, 2018. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at the Snow Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery. Condolences can be made at maconfuneralhome.com. Section:  Obituaries

Robert Lee Gibson

Robert Lee Gibson

FRANKLIN – Robert Lee Gibson, 81, of Franklin, passed away Friday, July 6, 2018. Born in Pine Grove, Pennsylvania, he was the son of the late Paul and Hannah Wolfe Gibson.  He is preceded in death by one brother, Charles, and a sister, Helen.  Mr. Gibson was a member of the First United Methodist Church

Tommy Lee Elmore

Tommy Lee Elmore

FRANKLIN – Tommy Lee Elmore, 64, of Franklin, passed away Saturday, July 7, 2018. Born in Gaston County, he was preceded in death by his parents, Paul Edward Elmore and Hilda Horton Elmore,  and a brother, John Edward Elmore.  Tommy was a U.S. Marine Corps Vietnam Veteran, a mechanic for Freightliner Trucking in Mt. Holly;

Donald Seagle

Donald Seagle

FRANKLIN – As America wound down its Independence Day celebration, Donald Seagle gained his independence from his ravaged body on July 6, 2018 and is now in the arms of his Savior. On March 14, 1923, Donald was born to Lon and Artie Jones Seagle in Jackson County. Soon to follow were sisters Blanche and

Patricia Shook

Patricia Shook

FRANKLIN – Patricia Shook, 61, of Franklin, passed away Sunday, July 8, 2018. Born in McDowell County, West Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Schovall Hall and Marie Mullins Hall. She was also preceded in death by her brothers, Mark Hall and Butch Hall; and sister, Corlee Hall. She was a bookkeeper for

Edith Marie McIntyre Steele

Edith Marie McIntyre Steele

HICKORY – Edith Marie McIntyre Steele, 100, of Hickory, passed away July 6, 2018 at Catawba Regional Hospice. Born May 17, 1918 in Macon County, she was the daughter of the late John McIntyre and Caroline Parris McIntyre. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Howard C. Steele; brothers,

Charlie “Buddy” Morgan Jr

Charlie “Buddy” Morgan Jr

FRANKLIN – Charlie “Buddy” Morgan Jr, 72, of Franklin, passed away Sunday, July 1, 2018. A graveside service was held Tuesday, July 3, 2018 in the Watauga Baptist Church Cemetery. The Revs. Gary McCoy and Rev. Wesley Price officiated. Macon Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. Section:  Obituaries

Steven Marble

Steven Marble

FRANKLIN – Steven Marble, 58, of Franklin, passed away Tuesday, June 26, 2018. Born in Blossburg, Pennsylvania, he was preceded in death by his parents, Lewis and Esther Marble.  He is survived by his wife, Linda Marble; step-daughter, Shirley Bradley (Brent); brothers, Quincy, Roger and Oliver;  sisters, Mary and Katherine; grandchildren, Claude Bradley, Ricky Caldwell

Laura May Ogden

Laura May Ogden

FRANKLIN – Laura May Ogden , 86 , of Franklin  passed away Thursday, June 28, 2018. Born in Detroit, she was preceded in death by her parents James and Laura Jarvis Aude. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Ogden was preceded in death by her husband, William Ogden; four sisters, Rita Jean McGhee, Donna Ogden, Nancy

John Baxter Vinson Jr.

John Baxter Vinson Jr.

FRANKLIN – John Baxter Vinson Jr., of Franklin, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, June 14, 2018. Born in Macon County, he was the son of the late John Baxter Vinson Sr., and Mae Belle Conley Vinson. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by wives Doris L. Vinson and Dorothy

Louise (Whitamore) Smith

Louise (Whitamore) Smith

FRANKLIN – Louise (Whitamore) Smith, 73, of Franklin, formerly of Richmond Kentucky, passed away Monday, June 25, 2018 at her home. A Mass of Christian Burial was held at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 28, 2018, at St. Mark Catholic Church in Richmond, Kentucky, with Father Tom Farrell officiating.  Burial was in the Mill Springs National

Margaret “Marg” Faye Sanders

Margaret “Marg” Faye Sanders

FRANKLIN – Margaret “Marg” Faye Sanders, 67, of Franklin, passed away Sunday, June 24, 2018. A native of Macon County, she was the daughter of the late George McCall and Floy Southards McCall. In addition to her parents, Marg was preceded in death by brothers Dallas McCall, Kenneth McCall, and Bill McCall; and sister, Cora

Fannie Rogers Sanders

Fannie Rogers Sanders

OTTO – Fannie Rogers Sanders, 89, of Otto passed away Thursday, June 21, 2018. A funeral service was held Sunday, June 24 at Prentiss Church of God with Rev. Don Moffitt and Rev. Kevin Chapman officiating. Burial followed in Wright Cemetery. Bryant‑Grant Funeral Home is serving the Sanders family. Section:  Obituaries