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Virginia Fields Walsh | 07/08/1929 – 10/07/2018
Virginia, better known as “Ginny” was loved by all who knew her and brought much joy into everyone’s life. Her smile and humor are best described by the verse “a merry heart doeth good like a medicine” (Proverbs 17:22). Ginny retired from the public-school system serving the special needs children of Royal Oaks, MI in 1989. She served on the Board of Elections for many years. She was an active member and faithful servant at New Life Church in Hayesville, NC. The love of her life was serving God’s people with food, fellowship, and friendship.
She was reunited in heaven with: her husband, Lorne Walsh; her son, David J. Walsh; her sister, Dorothy DeLong, her brother, Edmund Fields; her sister, Patsy Satterfield, and many more precious loved ones.
She is survived by her sons, Michael Walsh and Daniel Walsh; her grandchildren, with whom she shared many a treasured moment: Matt (Maleita), Amy (Dan), Mark, and Adam; Jason (Jess), John (Jenn), Sara (Ted), R.J. (Jenna), and Katie (Edward); and Nikki (Tim), Amanda (Rick), and Jeremiah. Ginny counted it a blessing to witness the birth and lives of 21 great-grandchildren. She lived her life in a way that culminated with a testimony “Her children arise and call her blessed.” (Proverbs 31:28a)
Visitation will be held from 6:00p to 8:00p at New Life Church in Hayesville, NC. The funeral service will be on Saturday, October 13, 2018 at 11:00a at New Life Church, 34 Sunrise Place, Hayesville, NC 28904, officiated by Pastor Greg Carroll.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to: New Life Church to further the advancement the gospel of Christ.
“Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints” (Psalm 116:15) reminds us all how most precious she is to the Lord – but she was precious to all of us as well.
“Someday you will hear or read that “Ginny” is dead. Don’t you believe a word of it! I shall be more alive than I am now. I have just changed my address. I will have gone into the presence of God.” (Original Quote by Evangelist Billy Graham).
Ashley Annette Weaver | 12/10/1983 – 10/05/2018
In addition to her parents, she is survived by her children; Aiden Weaver and Chloe Roe; sister, Crystal Gadd, Brailey Barmore and Tasha Wooten and one nephew, several nieces and cousins.
Funeral services will be held at 7PM, Wednesday October 10, 2018 at Townson-Rose Funeral Home Chapel in Murphy. Rev. Freddy Maney will officiate. Pallbearers will be David Taylor, Tommy Taylor, Corey Hancock, Cameron Hancock, Frank Millsaps Jr. and Doug Millsaps. Honorary pallbearers will be Preston Mashburn, Cliff Queen and Glen Maney.
The family will receive friends from 5-7PM, Wednesday October 10, 2018 at Townson-Rose Funeral Home Chapel in Murphy.
You may send tributes to the family at www.townson-rose.com
Townson-Rose Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Fay Parrish | 09/29/1938 – 10/08/2018
She was a native of Owen County, Indiana and was the daughter of the late Virgil and Kathleen Livengood. She enjoyed playing bingo and traveling. Fay loved spending time with her family.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Marion Parrish; son, Danny Parrish; sister, May Knight and brother, Morris Livengood.
She is survived by her daughter, Grace Blanton and husband David of Murphy; two sisters, Ginny Sutton of Collins, GA and Katie Bright of Guton, GA; six grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 2pm, Saturday October 20, 2018 at the Townson-Rose Funeral Home Chapel in Murphy, NC. Pastor Ricky Lane will officiate.
You may send tributes to the Parrish family at www.townson-rose.com.
Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.
Guain H. Dockery, 95, of Marble passed away Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at her residence. She was a native and lifetime resident of Cherokee County. Guain retired from Coats America, working in the textile industry for 18 years. She was a member of the Oak Grove Baptist Church in Marble.
She was the daughter of the late William Harrison and Rosie Lee Garren Hancock and the wife of the late Rev. Harvey T. Dockery, who died January 7, 2002. She was also preceded in death by a son, Harrison Dockery; three sisters, Wilma Lovingood, Katherine Dockery, and Edna Carroll; and three brothers, Clint, Tommy, and Charles Hancock.
Surviving are a daughter, Nadine Lance and husband, Jim of Marble; two sons, Alfred Dockery and wife, Wanda and Danny Dockery and wife, Carolyn, all of Murphy; a daughter-in-law, Joy Dockery of Marble; a sister, Helen Wyke of Marble; nine grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren, and four great great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, October 6, 2018 in the Oak Grove Baptist Church in Marble with the Revs. Ricky Lance, Darrell Dockery, and Eddis Dockery officiating. The interment will be in Moss Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Jeff Lance, Bryan Dockery, Hunter Lance, Austin Dockery, Zack Dockery, and Benji Roberts. Mark Farmer, Joey Lewis, and all other grandsons will serve as honorary pallbearers.
The family will receive friends from 12:00-1:45 Saturday afternoon at the Oak Grove Baptist Church prior to the services.
The family requests memorials be made in memory of Guain H. Dockery to the Gideons International, PO Box 164, Murphy, NC 28906.
Ivie Funeral Home, Murphy in charge of all arrangements.
Pat Taylor, 83, of Asheville, formerly of Murphy, passed away Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at her residence. She was a native of Summit County, Ohio, but lived in Murphy for three years before moving to Asheville in 1976. She was owner of Fairview Tax Service.
She was the daughter of the late Wanda J. Kelley and the wife of the late Halsey J. Taylor, who died November 8, 2002. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Debbie Pilleggi; and a son, Ronnie Pilleggi.
Surviving are three daughters, Laura Lee Brady and husband, Jesse of Asheville, North Carolina, Ramona Taylor and husband, Ray Green of Marion, North Carolina, and Cindy Chastain and husband, Bruce of Murphy; a son, Halsey Jack Taylor Jr. and wife, Becky of Fairview, North Carolina; a sister, Janet Bassett of Murphy; 13 grandchildren, Nick, Johnny, Jennifer, Amanda, Michelle, Sharon, Candace, David, Justin, Hayley, Brittany, Devon, and Steven; and 14 great grandchildren, Madison, Joey, Jackson, Hayden, Hunter, Hannah, Abby, Alex, Sammy, Joshua, Christopher, Mason, Lilah, and Alexandria.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, October 6, 2018 in the Chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Murphy with Pastor Darrell McClaren officiating. The interment will be in Old Martins Creek Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Steven, David, and Justin Taylor, Joe Kime, Justin Sigmon, and Mike Pressley.
The family will receive friends from 9:30-10:45 Saturday morning at the Ivie Funeral Home, Murphy prior to the services.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made in memory of Pat Taylor to the Old Martins Creek Cemetery Fund, c/o Billy Stiles, 2299 Martins Creek Road, Murphy, NC 28906.
Ivie Funeral Home, Murphy in charge of all arrangements.
Shirley Martin Simonds, 80, of Andrews passed away Monday, October 1, 2018 at her residence. A native of Beckley, West Virginia, Shirley lived in Baltimore, Maryland before moving to Andrews in 1976. Shirley and her husband, Bishop Jack Simonds dedicated their lives to the Church of God. They were responsible for the founding and development of the Andrews Church of God. Shirley was currently a member of Peachtree Church of God.
She was the daughter of the late Cecil Wade Martin and Emma Davis Martin Wright and the wife of the late Bishop Jack A. Simonds, who died May 15, 2010. She was also preceded in death by two great grandchildren, Jacob Laney and Marcus Jett; and a sister, Christine Smith.
Surviving are seven daughters, Evelyn Anthony and husband, Bob of Calhoun, Georgia, Patricia Pritt of Charlottesville, Virginia, Jackie Smith and husband, Jerry of Hickory, North Carolina, Linda Waldroup of Murphy, and Carolyn Anderson, Roxanne Cosner and husband, Ed, and Loretta Huskins and husband, David, all of Andrews; two sons, Jack Simonds and wife, Tammy of Magnolia, Kentucky and David Simonds of Bryson City, North Carolina; two sisters, Wanda Ranson and Carol Cutsal, both of West Virginia; two brothers, Wayne Wright and Jimmy Wright, both of West Virginia; 19 grandchildren, Viten and Jack Anthony, Tina Fann, Jerry and Joseph Moneymaker, Dyan Hoke, Amanda Thomasson, David and Andrew Jett, Shirley Rogers, Crystal McCabe, Wade Hamby, Andrew and Drew Simonds, Cynthia Hollif, Marty and Michael Huskins, Pamela Greer, and Jennifer Nelson; 32 great grandchildren, and 22 great great grandchildren. Shirley is also survived by 76 foster children including Elizabeth Sutherland and Tony Goodson.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, October 5, 2018 in the Chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Andrews with the Revs. Curtis Ledford and Kevin Crooks officiating. The interment will be in Valleytown Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Michael Huskins, David Jett, Wade Hamby, Jerry Moneymaker, Viten Anthony, and Drew Simonds. Kaleb Laney will serve as honorary pallbearer.
The family will receive friends from 5-8 Thursday evening at the Ivie Funeral Home, Andrews.
Ivie Funeral Home, Andrews in charge of all arrangements.
Tony Ellis, age 58, of Hayesville went home to be with the Lord, Friday, September 28, 2018 in a Gainesville, Georgia hospital. Tony had lived in Clay County throughout his life. He began his career as a dispatcher with Clay County Sheriff’s Department in 1991. Tony went on to serve as a road deputy, D.A.R.E. instructor, and investigator before returning to a D.A.R.E. instructor as working with the children was his passion. Tony also operated Tony’s Garage for many years. Tony enjoyed going to car shows, antique cars, and restoring and showing antique cars. He was a member of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church where he had been a substitute Sunday School teacher and also worked in the Grapple youth program. Tony was also involved with Rock Bottom Recovery and Support.
He was the son of James Edward Ellis of Hayesville and Barbara Ann Adams Ellis Townson of Murphy. He was preceded in death by a son, Mitchell Anthony Ellis and two brothers, Bryan Eugene Ellis and Duane Stephen Ellis.
Surviving, in additon to his parents, are his wife of 34 years, Vikki Ellis of Hayesville; four grandchildren, Caleb, Brenson, Adam, and Layla Ellis; Tommy Brown, who was like a son to Tony, and Fred Green, who was like a brother. He is also survived by several nephews, aunts, and uncles.
A Celebration of Life service was held at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church with Rev. Phil Goble and Rev. Jim Payne officiating.
The family received friends from 5:00-6:50 p.m. Tuesday, at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made in memory of Tony Ellis to the Rock Bottom Recovery and Support, 182 West Vineyard, Hayesville, NC 28904.
Ivie Funeral Home, Hayesville in charge of all arrangements.