Waynesville Obituaries

Waynesville Obituaries

Local obituary notices in Waynesville, NC

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  • Tuesday Sep 1 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    William 'Bill' L. Norris

    It is with heavy hearts that the family of William "Bill" L. Norris of Waynesville announces his passing Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015, after a brief illness. Bill was born May 22, 1940.

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  • Saturday Aug 29 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    Benjamine A. Grubbs

    A native of Norfolk, Virginia, he had resided in South Carolina before making his home in Haywood County for the past 10 years. He had been employed with Alice Manufacturing Textile Company.

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  • Wednesday Aug 26 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    Mildred Bridges Sentelle Burnette

    A native of Haywood County, she was the daughter of the late Richmond and Nannie Raby Bridges. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Gwyn Sentelle; second husband, Charles Burnette; two sisters, Hazel Bridges and Ruth Wood; and two brothers, Carl and Lloyd Bridges.

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  • Tuesday Aug 25 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    Eugene Hannah

    Eugene is survived by his wife of over 45 years, Sarah "Little One" Frizzell; daughter, Bobbie Frizzell ; two sons; Paul Frizzell and Vance Frizzell , all of Waynesville; seven grandchildren, Roy, Mary, Marty, Felicia, Tim, Michelle and Chance; and several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 26, at Eugene's residence.

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  • Sunday Aug 23 | via Cybercast News Service 

    Charity: Man killed after North Carolina standoff ha...

    An Army veteran who suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder was killed in an exchange of gunfire with law enforcement at a church in the North Carolina mountains, officials and a charity said Thursday. The shooting on Wednesday happened after officers from two police departments and the Haywood County Sheriff's office responded to an emergency call claiming four people were shot, according to a news release from the State Bureau of Investigation.

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  • Thursday Aug 20 | via WLOS 

    16 troops at Fort Bragg injured by lightning

    Army spokesman Master Sgt. Patrick Malone tells The Fayetteville Observer that a group of 60 soldiers from the 82nd Airborne Division was training on a firing range Wednesday night when the strike occurred.

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  • Thursday Aug 20 | via WLOS 

    Lightning strike hospitalizes 16 soldiers in North C...

    Master Sgt. Patrick Malone, a spokesman for the 82nd Airborne Division, says 60 soldiers were gathered to discuss the day's training when lightning struck nearby around 8 p.m. Wednesday.

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  • Tuesday Aug 18 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    Jeremy Hugh Dees

    Jeremy Hugh Dees, 41, loving husband of Crystal RaNee Dees, passed away Monday, Aug. 17, 2015, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Jeremy truly loved the mountains and the rivers of his North Carolina home.

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  • Tuesday Aug 18 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    Vickie Lynn Mason

    She was a lifelong resident of Haywood Count, daughter of the late James and Josephine Caldwell Bartlett. Vickie loved flowers and enjoyed her gemstone jewelry.

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  • Thursday Aug 13 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    Ruth J. Ramsey

    Ruth Ramsey, 85, of Waynesville, died Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015, at The Homestead. Ruth was born in Haywood County on April 28, 1930, to the late Harley and Cora Reeves Jenkins.

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  • Thursday Aug 13 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    Lola Marshall

    A native of Neshoba County, Mississippi, she had resided in Haywood County for the past 20 years and was the daughter of the late Virgil and Callie Mae Petty Marshall. She was also preceded in death by her husband, John George; son, John Evans George; sister, Ruby Marshall Hopcroft; and five brothers, Jesse, Willie, Clifton, Rupert and J.A. Marshall.

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  • Wednesday Aug 5 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    Jason L. Brandt

    Jason Leander Brandt, devoted father and friend to all, of North Fort Meyers, Florida, passed away unexpectedly on May 29, 2015. He was born in Waynesville on Aug. 26, 1964, to Arby Jo Jones Brandt and the late Jerry Conrad Brandt.

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  • Aug 3, 2015 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    Johnnie Rathbone

    A native of Haywood County, he was the son of the late John Henry and Anna Mae Smith Rathbone, and was also preceded in death by his wife of 37 years, Sharon Lee McDaniel Rathbone, who died in 2007. He retired in 2008 from Colbond with 38 years of service.

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  • Aug 2, 2015 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    James William Miller

    James William Miller, 86, of Waynesville, passed away Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015, at Silverbluff Nursing Home. He was born in Haywood County on Feb. 1, 1929, to the late Raymond and Etta Mae Miller.

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  • Jul 30, 2015 | 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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  • Jul 30, 2015 | 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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  • Jul 29, 2015 | 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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  • Jul 28, 2015 | 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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