Audrey J. Tritt

Audrey J. Tritt, 81, of Sylva died Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017, surrounded by family at Skyland Care Center.

Audrey Tritt was a Sylva native who was born on April 10, 1936.

She was the daughter of the late Walter and Wilma Jones.

Dr. Charles T. Ellis

Dr. Charles T. Ellis, 92, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 due to congestive heart failure.

He was born in Clarksdale, Mississippi.

He was the grandson of O.M. Ellis and R.N. McWilliams, North Delta pioneers.

Tina Elizabeth Bradley Corbin

Tina Elizabeth Bradley was born Sept. 19, 1930 in Cashiers Valley where she grew up, married her sweetheart, Alvin Grant, and gave birth to three children, James Edward Grant of Cashiers, Katherine Grant Roberts (deceased), and Sandra Grant Crowe of Waynesville.

Stanley Ross Baumgarner

Stanley Ross Baumgarner, 61, of Mountain Rest, South Carolina passed away Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017 at The Cottingham House in Seneca, South Carolina, after a tough battle with cancer.

Carol Florence Hall

Carol Florence Hall, 80, of Glenville, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017.

She owned and operated Carols Flowers in Cashiers.

Born in Guilford County, she was the daughter of the late George Florence and Nellie Bennett Florence.

Berlin Cecil Middleton

Berlin Cecil Middleton, 71, of Tuckasegee, went home to be with The Lord, Friday afternoon Oct. 27, 2017.

A native and lifelong resident of Jackson County, he was the son of the late Cecil and Alda Brown Middleton.

Mack Ernest Holland

Mack Ernest Holland, 74, of Cullowhee passed away Friday, Oct. 13, 2017.

The funeral is planned for 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18, at Yellow Mountain Baptist Church with the Rev. Keith Ashe, the Rev. Nathan Moss and the Rev. Johnny Norris officiating. Burial will follow in Pine Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.

William Lee Rogers Sr.

William Lee Rogers Sr., 74, of Franklin, passed away on Monday, Oct. 9, 2017.

Born in Jackson County, he was the son of the late Virgle and Mary Buchanan Rogers.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Carl and Alex Rogers.

Dodgen Kendall Few

Dodgen Kendall Few was born July 25, 1997 in Brevard and died Friday, Sept. 29, 2017 in Greenville, South Carolina.

He was loved by many and will be greatly missed. He lit up a room with his light and laughter. He loved his girlfriend, Lauren Lipscomb, and his family, with all his heart.

Nancy Linehan Ryan

A celebration of life and memorial service for Nancy Linehan Ryan is set for 1 p.m. Sept. 23, 2017 at the Veterans of Foreign Wars meeting hall on N.C. Highway 107 North in Glenville.


George Anthony Entwisle

Baxter Grant Allen

Baxter Grant Allen, 67, passed away unexpectedly on Sept. 8, 2017 at his home in Glenville.

He was born in Asheville to William and Sarah Grant Allen.

Hope Laverne Hedden Calloway

Hope Laverne Hedden Calloway, 68, of Cullowhee passed away Monday, Aug. 28, 2017.

Wellington McColl “Mackie” Manning Jr.

In the morning of Aug. 12, 2017, Wellington McColl “Mackie” Manning Jr., 81, passed away peacefully at the McCall Hospice House.

Katherine Grant Roberts


Katherine Grant Roberts, born Katherine Louise Grant, came into the world on Nov. 21, 1949 in Cashiers, weighing six pounds and 15 ounces. She left the world on July 29, 2017 in Highlands, weighing none of your business.

Ralph (Buster) Roettger Jr.

Jan. 22, 1929 to June 28, 2017

Beloved father, grandfather and great-grandfather, uncle and great-uncle, longtime Cashiers resident, Ralph (Buster) Roettger Jr. , passed away at the age of 88, after a long period of declining health.


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