Frederick Leroy Foland: Obituary

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Frederick Leroy Foland, age 78 of Hayesville, NC passed away Sunday, July 14, 2019 at his residence.

He was born in Dayton, Ohio to the late Frederick O. and Lula Mae Roberts Foland. He was an Army veteran. He was a long time meat manager at Kroger while he lived in Ohio and at Publix while living in Florida. He loved fast cars, loved to grill, and loved to joke.

He was preceded in death by the love of his life, his wife of 35 years, Marjorie Foland, who he greatly missed; and his sister, Georgia Ann Parsons.

He is survived by his two sisters, Sharon Lee Smith and Barbara Ellen Foland; special nieces, Ashley Nishimura and husband Toshiya, Taylor Burns and husband Ty, and Tami Baughman and husband Buzz; and many other nieces and nephews.

No services are planned at this time.

Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Travis Gene McGrady: Obituary

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Travis Gene McGrady, age 41 of Murphy, NC passed away Friday, July 12, 2019 at his residence.

He was a native and lifetime resident of Cherokee County, NC and the son of the late Robert and Linda McGrady.

He is survived by his companion, Athena Cook of 13 years; one son, Robert Helton; one stepson; four daughters; three brothers, Mickey, Jason, and Shawn McGrady; one sister, Robin Whitener; and many beloved family members and friends.

The family will receive friends from 5 until 6 on Tuesday, July 16 at Little Brasstown Baptist Church. The Memorial Service will be held at 6:00pm. Rev. Aud Brown will officiate.

Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

You may send tributes to the family at www.mem.com

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Joyce Allen: Obituary

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Joyce Allen, 87, of Murphy passed away Sunday, July 14, 2019 in a Murphy care facility. She was a native of Lexington, Kentucky, where she worked for Community Bank for 29 years before moving to Florida. She then worked at Bank of America for 14 years before retiring to Murphy in 1995. Joyce was a dedicated animal lover and supported local animal rescue organizations and also rescued many animals herself. She was also an avid reader and enjoyed cooking.

She was the daughter of the late George Lyman and Evelyn Harper Alcorn and the wife of the late Howard Ulma Allen, who died July 31, 2001.

Surviving are a brother, Gehrig A. Alcorn and wife, Robyn of Colorado; and several special nieces and nephews.

No services are planned at this time.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made in memory of Joyce Allen to the Valley River Humane Society, PO Box 658, Murphy, NC 28906 or Logan’s Run Rescue, 3000 US Highway 64 West, Suite 118, Murphy, NC 28906.

Ivie Funeral Home, Murphy in charge of arrangements.

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Dewey L. Moss: Obituary

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Dewey L. Moss, 78, of Marble passed away Tuesday, July 16, 2019 in a Chattanooga, Tennessee hospital.

Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by Ivie Funeral Home, Murphy.

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Ralph Jackson “Jack” Wood Jr: Obituary

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Ralph Jackson “Jack” Wood Jr., 67, of Marble passed away Monday, July 15, 2019 at his residence. He was a native of Nantahala, where he had lived most of his life. Jack worked in tunnel construction for W.L. Hailey & Company. He later went on to become a machinist with OMC.

He was the son of the late Ralph Jackson Sr. and Evelyn Morgan Wood and the husband of the late Mary Plumer Wood. He was also preceded in death by a son, Daniel Jeremy Wood, who died March 10, 2006.

Surviving are a son, Jason K. Wood and wife, Christy of Nantahala; and a brother, Bart Wood and wife, Lora of Nantahala.

No services are planned at this time.

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Addison Matthew Wareham: Obituary

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Addison Matthew Wareham, 92, of Placida, Florida passed away on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at Venice Regional Bayfront Health.

He was born on March 2, 1927 in Lake Linden, Michigan.

Mr. Wareham served in the US Navy during World War II. He was a member of the American Legion.

He was known as “Mr. Fix-It” and could design anything as well, including a two-story home in the mountains of North Carolina. He had a special ability to make people laugh. Singing in the Church Choir and in a mixed chorus known as ENCORE were favorite activities.

He was ultra conservative, yet he contributed anonymously to many philanthropic causes.

He was the son of the late Raymond and Esther Wareham. He was also preceded in death by a son, Greg.

He is survived by his partner of 9+ years, Virginia “Toni” D. Samsel; his daughter, Marcia Stockard; and three grandchildren.

Burial will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, July 20, 2019 in the Rowland Hill Baptist Church Cemetery in Marble.

In lieu of flowers, the family request contributions be made in his memory to the Salvation Army, PO Box 495126, Port Charlotte, FL 33949.

Ivie Funeral Home, Murphy in charge of local arrangements.

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Delmont Gerald Light: Obituary

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Delmont Gerald Light

04/18/1933 – 06/15/2019

Delmont Gerald Light, age 86, of Marble, NC passed away Saturday, June 15, 2019 at his residence.

He was the son of the late Earl Sylvestor Light and Hattie Mae Hartung Light. Delmont was an active member of St. Williams Catholic Church for many years. He was a past Eucharistic Minister and an Usher. Delmont was also a Board member Representative for Desoto Square. He was a loving husband and father. Delmont was a US Army veteran.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by seven brothers and two sisters.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Rosemary Light; two sons, Jeffery Light of Edison, New Jersey and Donald Light of Pottsville, Arkansas; two daughters, Linda Light of Glen Gardner, New Jersey and Susan Foti of Bridgewater, New Jersey; one sister, June; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 11 am, Friday, June 28, 2019 at the St. Williams Catholic Church. Deacon Carl will officiate.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be sent in memory of Delmont Light to the St. Williams Catholic Church, 765 Andrews Road, Murphy, NC 28906.

Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

You may send tributes to the family at www.mem.com

Dallas Patterson: Obituary

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Dallas Patterson

02/18/1935 – 06/21/2019

Dallas Patterson, age 84 of Covington, GA and formerly of Murphy passed away Friday, June 21, 2019 in Covington, GA.

Dallas was a native of Cherokee, County NC. He was a son of the late Robert and Zana Shackleford Patterson. He had attended Unaka Baptist Church before moving to Loganville, GA in the 70’s. Dallas loved the outdoors and riding horses.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Dale, Winford, Rual, Kenneth, Troy, Robert Jr. and Harold Patterson; and sisters, June Maney, Violet Stiles and Bernice Palmer.

Surviving are his sons, Dennis Patterson, Ricky Patterson and William Patterson; brother, Melvin Patterson; sisters, Geraldine Lewis and Linda Johnson; seven grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 12 pm, Thursday, June 27, 2019 at the Townson-Rose Funeral Home Chapel in Murphy. Pastor Justin Adam will officiate. Burial will be at Unaka Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 pm, Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at Townson-Rose Funeral Home.

Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

You may send tributes to the family at www.mem.com

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