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April 22, 2018

Obituaries

Alfred Melton passed away on April, 20, 2018

Alfred Melton passed away Friday morning, April 20th, 2018 after a brief illness. He was the son of the late Woodford D. and Lillie Mae (Crawford) Melton. He was married to Gladys (Frady) Melton for 54 years. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by two sisters; Annie Ma...

Jesse Thomas Flake passed away on April, 20, 2018

Jesse Thomas Flake, 86, of Pressley Creek Drive, Cullowhee, died Friday, April 20 at Alston Brook of Lexington. A funeral service will be held at 11 am Wednesday, April 25 at Appalachian Funeral Services Chapel in Sylva, by the Rev. Clemmey Queen. Burial will follow at Fall Cliff Cemetery. T...

Nancy Bryson Decker passed away on April, 19, 2018

Nancy Bryson Decker, age 80, of Sylva passed away Thursday, April 19, 2018 at Elizabeth House in Flat Rock, NC. Nancy was born April 28, 1937 in Sylva, NC She is the daughter of the late Hugh Bert and the late Hazel (Turpin) Bryson. She was married to her husband M.G. Decker for 62 years. ...

Lester Sutton passed away on April, 17, 2018

Lester Sutton, age 81, of Young Harris, GA, formerly of Dillsboro passed away Tuesday, April 17, 2018. He is the son of the late Homer and Bessie Sutton. In the early 1960's Lester began pastoring at various churches around Jackson County: Old Savannah, New Savannah, Jarrett Memorial, Buff Cr...

Christian Patrick Dreyer passed away on April, 14, 2018

Christian Patrick Dreyer, 25, of Suwannee, Ga., formerly of Knoxville, Tenn., passed away unexpectedly Saturday, April 14, 2018. He was born Oct. 29, 1992, in Augusta, Ga. to Andrea Ridley and Patrick Dreyer. Christian graduated in 2011 from Farragut High School in Knoxville, Tenn. While ther...