John H. Moss, 74, of Yellow Mountain, passed away Friday April 5, 2019. 

A native and lifelong resident of Jackson County, he was a member of Yellow Mountain Baptist Church.

Betty Rand Coward Stillwell of Six Mile, South Carolina, passed away peacefully on March 30, 2019, surrounded by her family.

She was born in Raleigh, on Jan. 8, 1934, to William Roscoe and Elizabeth Purnell Rand. 

Kenn Sneed Terry, 90, of Vero Beach, Florida, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, March 22, 2019 after a prolonged illness. He was born July 31, 1928 in Memphis, Tennessee to the late William H. and Virginia (Sneed) Terry.

Russell James Kelly, 77, of Cashiers passed away on Sunday, March 24, 2019, surrounded by his loving family.

He was born in St. Louis, Missouri, the son of Joseph and Frances Kelly.

Lynn Porter, 79, of Cashiers passed away on Friday, March 1, 2019.

She was the daughter of the late Hal and Marion Porter.

Mary Ophelia Hunter, 79, of Cashiers passed away on Sunday, March 3, 2019 at Eckerd Living Center in Highlands.

No services are planned at this time.

Robert Todd Bedient passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019 at Mission Hospital in Asheville, after a brief illness.

He was born on Oct. 13, 1965 and was a native of Sanford, Florida.

Betty Zachary Potts, 91, of Cashiers, passed away Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019.

Born in Jackson County, she was the daughter of the late Lawton McDuffey Zachary and Martha Otela Pierson Zachary. 

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.


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