A Cashiers memorial service to celebrate the life of Melanie Brown Ting of Raleigh will be conducted for summer friends and church family. The service is planned for 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 2 at Grace Community Church.
Elaine Barnett, 92, a longtime resident of Cashiers, died on Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017 from complications of cancer.
The daughter of Sam and Ann Lewis Beatty, she was born in Youngstown, Ohio on April 8, 1925. She was the first in her family to attend college, at Miami University in Miami, Ohio, where she met her future husband, Dick Barnett.
Marie Teague Cranston, 87, a former resident of Augusta, Georgia, died at Chestnut Hill in Highlands after a brief illness.
The graveside service was at Summerville Cemetery in Augusta, Georgia on Saturday, February 3 at 10 a.m. Officiating clergy included her son-in-law, the Rev. Michael H. Cleckler from All Saints Episcopal Church in Homewood, Alabama.