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June 18, 2019

Obituaries

Hughie Nelson Blanton passed away on June, 12, 2019

Hugh N. Blanton, 81, of Whittier, went home to be with the Lord, Wednesday June 12, 2019. A native and lifelong resident of Jackson County, he was the son of the late Hubert and Evelyn Kinsland Blanton. Hugh was a member of Shoal Creek Baptist Church, where he was on the finance committee. He was...

Carmel J Owen passed away on June, 12, 2019

Carmell Owen, 83, who was born and raised in Little Canada, passed away Wednesday, June 12, 2019. He was the son of the late Jess and Selma Owen. He was preceded in death by his wife Pansy Owen. Carmell worked for the NCDOT and he enjoyed hunting and piddling around. He is survived by three s...

Mamaw Clara Bryson passed away on June, 10, 2019

Clara "Mamaw" Bryson, 72, of Cullowhee, went home to be with the Lord, Monday June 10, 2019. A native and lifelong resident of Jackson County she was the daughter of the late Marvin and Annie Sims. Clara was a member of The Summit Church and she enjoyed spending time with her family, friends and ...

Robert Lee Mathis passed away on June, 10, 2019

Mr. Robert Lee Mathis 63 passed away on Monday June 10th. Born on October 7, 1955 to the late Elbert and Inez Mathis, he was a lifelong resident of Jackson County. A half-brother, Tom Mills also preceded him in death. Robert is survived by his wife Kathy and one son, Travis D. Mathis. Also survi...

Charlie "Gadget" Woodring passed away on June, 07, 2019

Charlie "Gadget" Woodring, 63, of Sylva, passed away Friday June 7, 2019. A native and lifelong resident of Jackson County, he was the son of the late John and Rosa Woodring. Charlie attended Old Savannah Baptist Church. He loved working on cars, fishing and riding his motorcycle, "got to go do t...