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.

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. 


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