John H. Gallaher, D.D.S., former dentist in Cashiers, passed away on Oct. 16, 2018 after declining health.

He was fondly known as "Dr. John" and loved by many.

Steve Charles Cooper, 68, of Lake Toxaway and La Quinta, California, passed away Monday, Feb. 4, 2019, at Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage, California.

May 6, 1945-Feb. 9, 2019

In the early 4 o’clock hour of Saturday, Feb. 9, angels stepped out of Heaven to escort and welcome Edward Lewis Moss to his new home. 

Lucia Adams, 85, died at her home in Cashiers on Feb. 2, 2019.

Clyde S. "Jerry" McCall Jr., 83, of Cashiers, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019. 

A native of Transylvania County, he was the son of the late Rev. Clyde and Philadelphia Owen McCall Sr.

On Jan. 1, 2019, Gerald Craig Welch of Cashiers died at the age of 75 of heart complications. He is survived by his brother David Otis Welch. No funeral is planned.


Melissa “Missy” Middleton of Sylva passed away Friday, Jan. 18, 2019.

Born Nov. 22, 1969, she was the daughter of Linda Jo Fortner and the late Berlin Cecil Middleton.

Marilyn Woodburn

Marilyn “Bonnie” Bliss McKinstry Woodburn (1932-2019) of Tallahassee, Florida, formerly of Yellow Mountain, passed away into the loving arms of Jesus on Jan. 7, 2019. She was 86.

Friend to all and enemy of none, Emmit Hendrix Jr., 82, of Richmond Hill, Georgia and Sapphire, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018.

Antoinette I. Sculley of Lookout Mountain, Tennessee and former longtime resident of Sapphire, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018.

Marsha Lynn Dishman Warren, 67, returned to her heavenly home on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018, after a valiant battle with cancer. She died peacefully surrounded by her loving family. 

James Howell Bryson passed away Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. He was born Dec. 30, 1964.

He leaves behind three children, James Parker, Lilly-Katherine Ada, Beatrice Rae; brothers, Tommy and David Bryson; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

Marjorie C. Muntz (nee Wison), 93, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018.

Edward K. “Ed” Mohler III, 84, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018.

A celebration of life service is planned for Tuesday, Nov. 20 at Cashiers United Methodist Church. It will be officiated by the Rev. Dr. Richelle Sampl.

Michael Schmidt, 57, of Cashiers passed away Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018 after a brief illness.

He leaves behind his mother, Sue Schmidt; a brother, Jay; a son, Michael; a daughter, Michelle; and four grandchildren.


Crossroads Chronicle

Mailing Address:
PO Box 1040
94 U.S. Highway 64 West, Suite 1 (Shoppes on the Green)
Cashiers, NC 28717
Phone: 828-743-5101
Fax: 828-743-4173