Waynesville Obituaries

Waynesville Obituaries

Local obituary notices in Waynesville, NC

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  • Thursday Jul 30 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    Mae S. Miney

    A native of Haywood County, she resided in Detroit, Michigan, for 20 years and returned to Haywood County in 1976. She was the daughter of the late Ervin and Addie Mae Smith Sutton.

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  • Thursday Jul 30 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    Brenda H. Wiggins

    A native and lifelong resident of Haywood County, she was the daughter of the late Wiley C. and Juanita Smith Hyde. Brenda was a registered nurse and was employed at Haywood County Hospital, now Haywood Regional Medical Center, for 41 years.

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  • Wednesday Jul 29 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    A weekend workout for your legs

    I don't know about you all, but when the weather is nice, I like to get outside and walk around and enjoy these beautiful mountains we live in. And I can't think of a better time to get outdoors and be active than this weekend - just don't forget your water and a hat because it will probably be hot! Starting at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 1 Cataloochee Ranch will be honoring the memory of Richard Coker with the second annual Richard's Run, a 5K mountain trail run which benefits brain cancer research.

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  • Tuesday Jul 28 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    Eula Mae Pressley

    A native of Haywood County, she was born July 26, 1931, to the late C. L. and Emma Medford Shytle. Eula Mae was a 1949 graduate of Bethel High School and retired from Dayco Southern with 25 years of dedicated service.

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  • Wednesday Jul 22 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    Mayor DeSimone laid to rest

    Maggie Valley Mayor Ron DeSimone was laid to rest Tuesday following a service at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Waynesville and a gathering at the Brannon Forest clubhouse on Jonathan Creek. The church was filled to capacity and tributes to DeSimone's life work were given by N.C. Sen. Jim Davis, his brother, Rob, and brother-in-law, Joe Corriveau.

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  • Tuesday Jul 21 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    Ruth Arrington

    Ruth C. Arrington, 92, native of Waynesville, passed away, July 17, 2015, at her home, Bayside of Poquoson. Her family tried to get her to move back to North Carolina after she'd taken sick, but Ruth said God had put her at Bayside as a witness for him, so she did for 10 years.

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  • Sunday Jul 19 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    James Morrow

    A native and lifelong resident of Haywood County, he was the son of the late Carroll James and Velma Fincher Morrow. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Johnny Morrow; and nephew, Brian Morrow.

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  • Thursday Jul 16 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    Timmy 'Tim' Gossett

    He was preceded in death by his father, Freddy Gossett; grandmother, Genevieve Shepard; brother-in-law, Dave Bulko; uncle, Travis Greene; and his beloved "furbaby," Daisy Tim is survived by his mother, Dorothy Greene Kirkpatrick, of Waynesville; brother, Troy Dale Gossett , of South Carolina; two sisters, Tammy Remlinger and Vickie Bulko, both of Waynesville; and several nieces and nephews. Tim was a self-employed carpenter for over 30 years who had a big heart and always fought for the underdog.

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  • Tuesday Jul 14 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    Edith P. Mull

    A native of Haywood County, Edith was the daughter of the late Charlie and Wilda McElroy Palmer. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Albert Dewey Mull, who died in 1991.

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  • Tuesday Jul 14 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    Roger 'Rog' Shelton

    He is survived by his loving wife, Candice "Candie" Haney Shelton; two daughters, Amanda Jones and Tianna "Sis" Jones, of Waynesville; four sons, Jon Shelton, of Asheville, Dusty Jones, Luke Shelton and Aydan Shelton, all of Canton; mother, Nell E. Shelton, of Weaverville; two brothers, David Harwood, of West Virginia and Mackie Shelton , of Barnardsville; two sisters, Linda Harris, of Weaverville and Pamela Walters , of Tennessee; three grandchildren, Diamon, Aryanna "Noni" and Emma; father and mother-in-law, Randy and Mimi Haney, of Canton; Mamaw Walker, of Canton; and several nieces and nephews. Roger loved his boys and they loved him; they were the light of his life.

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  • Saturday Jul 11 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    Sharon Gail Messer Franklin

    She is survived by her husband, James, her two children, Nicole Franklin and Brian Franklin both of Waynesville, her mother Bobbie Messer of Sylva, one brother, Keith Messer of Waynesville, three sisters, Lula Thurlow of Waynesville, Janice Stapleton and Judy Nave both of Sylva, four sister-in-laws: Linda Moody of Waynesville, Carolyn Franklin of Enka, Ann Fie of Waynesville, and Jean Cooper of Newton, a brother-in-law Billy Franklin of Waynesville, her best friend Frances Parrish and several nieces and nephews. Sharon enjoyed going to Walmart and thrift shopping, working with flowers, designing and arranging them, she also loved being outside in her flower garden.

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  • Thursday Jul 9 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    Richard - Rick' Smith Sr.

    Richard Wayne "Rick" Smith Sr., 58, of Elon, passed away Wednesday, July 8, 2015, at his home after a lengthy illness. Rick was born March 16, 1957, in Guilford County to Orion and Juanita Smith.

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  • Thursday Jul 9 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    Betty F. James

    Betty was born July 20, 1933, in Haywood County. She was the daughter of the late George Wiley and Maria West Franklin.

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  • Thursday Jul 9 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    Betty C. Cook

    A native and lifelong resident of Haywood County, she was the daughter of the late Tommy and Ella Caldwell. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ned Cook, who died in 1963; sister, Mary Waldrop; and six brothers, Lloyd, Doc, John, Jack, Tommy and Frank Caldwell.

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  • Tuesday Jul 7 | via Cleveland Daily Banner 

    Church co-founder's funeral today, 2 p.m.

    The funeral for Amelia Lucile Hall, president emeritus and co-founder of United Christian Church and Ministerial Association, is scheduled for 2 p.m. today at United Christian Church. The funeral for Amelia Lucile Hall, president emeritus and co-founder of United Christian Church and Ministerial Association, is scheduled for 2 p.m. today at United Christian Church.

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  • Sunday Jul 5 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    Ann Whiteside Taylor

    On Thursday, July 2, 2015, our loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and aunt, Ann Whiteside Taylor, 83, passed away surrounded in love by her family. "Wham" was preceded in death by her beloved son, Master Trooper Calvin E. Taylor; parents, Lee and Exie Whiteside; brother, Roy Whiteside; and sister, Sue Ashe.

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  • Jul 1, 2015 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    Marian 'Aunt Moe' Gardner

    Marian is survived by her two daughters, Tamyra Russell and fiancA , Bobby Stamey, and Nannett Finger and husband James, both of Canton; four brothers, Dennis Overman and wife, Helen, Carroll Overman and wife Mary, Bill Overman and wife, Gayle, Vernon Overman and wife, Anita, all of Virginia; two sisters, Corina "Coot" Sherrill and husband, Nick, of Sylva, and Evelyn Hill and husband, Sam, of Waynesville.; four grandchildren, Matthew and Savannah Sizemore, and Hannah and Jake Finger; and many nieces and nephews. Marian was a devoted mother who lived her life to the fullest and was of the Baptist faith.

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  • Jun 29, 2015 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    John H. Chapman

    John Howard Chapman, 66, passed away Friday, June 19, 2015, at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston Salem. He was a son of the late Robert Chapman and Juanita Gilland Chapman Stamey.

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  • Jun 28, 2015 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    Charles H. 'Chucky' Grieves

    Charles is survived by his wife of 40 years, Debra Grieves; daughter, Sarah Grieves and significant other, Scott, of Brevard; son, Shane Grieves, of Waynesville; and sister, Brenda Darden and her children, Cassidy, Brian and Josh, of Hampstead. Charles was employed by Jim Lanning Contractors and Haywood Builders as a carpenter.

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