Waynesville Obituaries

Waynesville Obituaries

Local obituary notices in Waynesville, NC

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  • Sunday Feb 7 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    Karen Grasty

    A native of Haywood County, she is the daughter of Ella Mae Caldwell Grasty and the late Hilliard Ervin Grasty. In addition to her father, she was also preceded in death by a brother, Ervin Grasty.

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  • Saturday Feb 6 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    Pauline R. Hendricks

    A native of Six Mile, South Carolina, she was the daughter of the late William J. and Harriett Roberts Reid. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Edward Hendricks; seven sisters, Viola Ellenburg, Juanita Rogers, Louise Williams, Juanita Rogers, Burnice Nicholson, Evelyn Jones and Willie Grace Davis; and five brothers, Clyde, Clayborn, Virgil, Loyde and Ray Reid.

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  • Wednesday Feb 3 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    Grieving family looks for justice for toddler ...

    New details in a toddler death investigation has family members pleading for justice for their precious little boy who died Sunday. Kyler Presnell died at 192 Underwood Road near Canton early Sunday morning.

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  • Sunday Jan 31 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    Kent Lee Curtis

    A Haywood County native, he is the son of the late Louie and Eullar Holt Curtis. He was also preceded in death by one brother, Claude Lewis Curtis.

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  • Thursday Jan 28 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    Johnny McCoy Painter

    He is survived by sisters, Linda Arnold, of Waynesville, and Carolyn Boyette and husband, Tim, of Rock Hill, South Carolina; nephews, Ashley Boyette and wife, Geri, of Rock Hill, South Carolina, Bob Arnold, of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and Jim Arnold and wife, Krista Macari, of Reading, Massachusetts; and great nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 30, at Smoky Mountain Health and Rehabilitation Center with the Rev.

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  • Thursday Jan 28 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    Linda E. Moody

    A native of Haywood County, she was the daughter of the late Samuel Mack and Sarah Euphemia Gibson Edwards. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Joe Howell Moody, who died in 1993; a daughter, Lynda Jo Duckett; and son-in-law, Jim Duckett.

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  • Tuesday Jan 26 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    William R. Liner

    William Ray Liner, 89, of Palmer Road, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016, at Charles George VA Medical Center. A native of Haywood County, he was the son of the late Sam and Clara Snyder Liner.

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  • Monday Jan 25 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    Barbara Medford

    Barbara was a Haywood County native born March 3, 1945, to the late Clifford Stiles and Lovon Gunter Stiles. Barbara was one of five siblings that included three brothers and a sister.

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  • Sunday Jan 24 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    Jane Rutledge Ladner

    Jane Rutledge Ladner, 71, of Waynesville, left this earth to soar with God's angels on Jan. 23, 2016. Jane was the loved and loving wife of Gerald Craig Ladner for 52 years, the caring mother of Gerald Craig Ladner Jr. , Laura Katherine Ladner Jefferis, and Beth Ladner , and the doting grandmother "MamaJane" to Craig and Ellie Harwell.

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  • Monday Jan 18 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    Betty K. Smathers

    A native of Jackson County, she had lived most of her life in Haywood County. She was the daughter of the late John David and Della Coward Kenney, and was also preceded in death by a daughter, Fran Drinnon; sisters, Katie Smathers and Lillian Smith; and brothers, Bruce and William Key Kenney.

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  • Friday Jan 15 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    Richard L. Granstaff

    Mr. Granstaff was a loving and loyal husband, a devoted father and grandfather. As a proud police officer of 30 years, he always did his duty with courage and professionalism.

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  • Thursday Jan 14 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    Elizabeth D. Stamey

    Elizabeth Adams Davis Stamey, 90, passed away peacefully in her sleep at The Homestead on Wednesday morning, Jan. 13, 2016. A native of Jackson County, she had also resided in Alexander County before making her home in Haywood County most of her life.

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  • Wednesday Jan 13 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    Maxine J. Reece

    She was a native of Avery County and the daughter of the late Staples Clinton and Mary Early Johnson. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Reece, who died in 2008, and two sisters, Therisa Hayes and Sarah Miller.

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  • Tuesday Jan 12 | via The Summerville Journal-Scene 

    Owen Thomas Johnson

    MSgt Owen Thomas Johnson, USAF , 80, of Summerville, formerly of Canton, North Carolina, and husband of 57 years to Alice Louise Warren Johnson, passed away Thursday, January 7, 2016 at his residence. A celebration of life service will be Saturday, January 16, 2016 at 10 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church of Waynesville, 305 N. Main St., Waynesville, North Carolina.

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  • Jan 9, 2016 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    Roger Boyd Medford

    Boyd was born in Haywood County on Feb. 20, 1928, to the late Roger Manson Medford and Ester Boyd Medford. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his youngest son, John Manson Medford and son-in-law, Keith Wyatt.

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  • Jan 7, 2016 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    Charles Andy Ferguson

    Charles Andy Ferguson, 88, of Lake Junaluska, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2016, at Mission Hospital. He was born in Haywood County on Dec. 28, 1927, to the late Andrew McKinley and Ida Mae McElroy Ferguson and was one of 12 children.

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  • Jan 6, 2016 | via Tampa Bay Newspapers 

    Obituary: Donald James Scott

    Donald James Scott, 86, passed away December 28, 2015 at Tore's Home in East Flat Rock, North Carolina. He was a former resident of Largo, Florida.

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  • Jan 5, 2016 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    Ruby Y. Brooks

    Ruby Yates Brooks, 82, in the early morning of Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016, went peacefully to be with her heavenly Father and the friends and family who had went before her. Ruby was born in Clay County to the late Honea Alfred and Ethel Jane Cunningham Yates.

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  • Jan 3, 2016 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    James "Jim" Owens

    James "Jim" Owens A.K.A "The DogFather", 70, who was a beloved gentleman of the STAR Ranch, passed away peacefully at home, Dec. 27, 2015. He was preceded in death by his parents Robert and Sunny Owens.

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  • Jan 4, 2015 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    Roger Dale Browning

    He was preceded in death by his father, John Browning; and two brothers, Jacob Lee Browning and Jimmy Neil Browning. Roger is survived by his loving wife of 26 years, Patsy S. Rich Browning; mother, Bida Silvers Browning; daughter, April Elizabeth Browning, stepdaughter, Amanda Kay Rich, all of Waynesville; and stepson, Adam Scott Rich, of Maggie Valley; brother, Johnny Browning and wife, Karen, of Waynesville; and four step-grandchildren, Alex, Joey, Max and Isabella; along with many nieces, nephews and friends.

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