Waynesville Obituaries

Waynesville Obituaries

Local obituary notices in Waynesville, NC

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  • 16 hrs ago | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    Mary Elaine Forbes

    Mrs. Mary Elaine Bragg Forbes, 84, beloved wife of the late Leroy Forbes, entered into rest on Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015, at Eisenhower Army Medical Center. Mrs. Forbes was born in Washington D.C., the daughter of Roy C. and Mary Bragg.

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  • 16 hrs ago | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    David Ledford Jr.

    Neil David Ledford Jr., age 74, passed away on Sunday, July 24, 2016 at The Homestead surrounded by his daughters, son-in-law and grandchildren. A native of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, he was the son of the late Neil David and Gladys Emma Ricker Ledford Sr. David enjoyed spending time outdoors fishing and also the sports of baseball and basketball.

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  • Sunday Jul 24 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    Melba Burrell Freeman

    A loving wife, a wonderful mother, a caring grandmother and great-grandmother and also a dear and special lady who taught us the meaning of giving to others, Melba Burrell Freeman, age 85, of Burnette Cove Road, passed away Saturday, July 23, 2016, at Silver Bluff Village with her family by her side. Mrs. Freeman was born June 11, 1935, in Iredell County to the late Julius Jethro Burrell and the late Ethel Burnette Burrell.

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  • Thursday Jul 21 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    Martha Ewart Jones

    Mrs. Jones was born May 13, 1941, in Haywood County to the late Lawson Ewart and the late Ida Franklin Ewart Fisher. She was a lifelong resident of Haywood County, was a devoted homemaker and always enjoyed spending time working in her beautiful flower garden.

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  • Thursday Jul 21 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    Vernon 'Beaver' Medford

    A native of Haywood County, he was the son of the late Glenn Burton and Hazel Raines Medford. He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Jewel Medford, who died in 2007; his son, Rodney Medford, who died in 2011; and one brother, Kenneth Medford.

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  • Tuesday Jul 19 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    Christopher Mintz

    Christopher David Mintz, 45, of Waynesville, went home to be with the Lord, Monday July 18, 2016, in a Buncombe County health care facility. A native of Haywood County, he was the son of Oscar and Sandra Roland Mintz, of Waynesville.

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  • Sunday Jul 17 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    Leonard R. Sutton

    In the morning hours of Saturday, July 16, 2016, Leonard Roger Sutton, a kind and gentle man who taught us the great importance of caring about others, departed this earthly life for his eternal heavenly home. Mr. Sutton was born April 9, 1932, in Haywood Country to the late Robert Sutton and the late Josie Hannah Sutton.

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  • Saturday Jul 16 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    Lura M. McElroy

    A native of Haywood County, she was the daughter of the late Kaywood and Ida Mae Sutton Messer. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jerry William McElroy, who died in 1982; a son, Johnny McElroy; and a sister and two brothers.

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  • Friday Jul 15 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    Mable Downs Mehaffey

    Mable Louise Downs Mehaffey, age 84, of Pink Dogwood Lane, went to be with the Lord on Friday, July 15, 2016, at Autumn Care of Waynesville. A native and lifelong resident of Haywood County, she was the daughter of the late Woodrow and Lura Ray Downs.

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  • Tuesday Jul 12 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    Randy Wayne Hall

    Wayne is survived by his , Mae Trantham Hall; stepfather, Robert D. Hodge; sister, Laurie Hall and husband Martin; three nephews, Sean, Drew and Lucas Hall; along with many friends. He loved to work with his hands and enjoyed working in construction.

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  • Monday Jul 11 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    Joseph 'Joe' Jones

    He was preceded in death by his parents, Julius Joseph and Edna Slivers Jones; and his three brothers, Jerry Jones, Tommy Jones and Danny Jones Joe is survived by his loving son, Hunter Allen Jones, of Waynesville; brothers, Willie Jones , of Waynesville, Timothy Jones, of Greensboro, Talmadge "Boo" Jones, of Waynesville; sister, Angie Fowler, of Waynesville; two sisters-in-law, Barbara Jones, of Waynesville, and Jeannie Jones, of Waynesville; and his special nieces, Willow and Raine Shelton, of Waynesville; along with several nieces and nephews. A visitation will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, July 15, at Smoky Mountain Cremations and Funeral Services.

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  • Monday Jul 11 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    Floyd Fulbright

    A native of Haywood County, he was a son of the late Hardy Talmadge and Polly Hicks Fulbright. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Bobbie Bramlett Fulbright, who died in 1975; a granddaughter, Sarah L. Page; two brothers; five sisters; and one son-in-law.

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  • Monday Jul 11 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    Helen Settlemyre Nelson

    A native of Jackson County, she was the daughter of the late W. K. and Nellie Nations Settlemyre. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Wiley Nelson Jr., who died in 1987; and two sisters, Betty Anthony and Dell Tennant.

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  • Sunday Jul 10 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    Doris R. Rollman

    Doris R. Rollman, 87, resided in Sarasota, Florida, passed away at the Tidewell Sarasota Hospice House, Saturday, July 2, 2016. She was born in Clyde, April 27, 1929, to the late Charles and Annie Rathbone and preceded in death by her husband; Heinz W. Rollman, two brothers: Joe and Frank Rathbone and one sister; Ruth.

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  • Friday Jul 8 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    Arhetta McElroy

    A native of Haywood County, she was the daughter of the late Mac McKinley and Belle Welch Stamey. She was also preceded in death by her husband Robert Donald McElroy; three brothers, T.A., J.B. and Mac Stamey, Jr. Arhetta retired from Haywood Regional Medical Center with 30 years of service.

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  • Tuesday Jul 5 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    Wilma Jean Howell Forney

    CANTON/FAYETTEVILLE - Wilma Jean "Jeannie" Howell Forney, 69, passed away on Thursday, June 30, 2016, in Fayetteville. A native of Haywood County, she was the daughter of late Leola Gibbs.

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  • Sunday Jul 3 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    Minnie C. Parton

    Minnie was born and lived in Haywood County for her lifetime and was the daughter of the late Thomas and Eller Caldwell. She was preceded in death by her husband, Troy Parton, who died in 1993; two sisters, Mary Waldrop and Betty Cook; and six brothers, Lloyd, John, Tommy, Frank, Dock and Jack Caldwell.

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  • Thursday Jun 30 | via Goose Creek Gazette 

    Juanita C. Carmody

    Mrs. Juanita C. Carmody, age 79, wife of the late Joseph E. Carmody passed away June 29, 2016 at her residence with her family by her side. Mrs. Carmody was born August 29, 1936 a daughter of the late Frank Ezra and Ruby Elizabeth Morris Collins.

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  • Thursday Jun 30 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    Dana Dean Hamlin Jr.

    A native of Tampa, Florida, he was the son of the late Dana D. and Geraldine Hamlin. Dean was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Waynesville.

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  • Sunday Jun 26 | via The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York 

    Josephine E. "Jo" Morgan

    Josephine E. "Jo" Morgan, 94, formerly of 126 Huxley St., Jamestown, passed away Saturday, June 25, 2016, in the Lutheran Home and Rehabilitation Center.

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