Obituaries

Edsel Deal

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William Edsel Deal, age 94, of Ducktown, passed away Saturday, May 23, 2020, at Blue Ridge Assisted Living Center. 

Tom Jervis

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Tom Jervis, 51, passed away May 1, 2020, in his home in Batesville, Mississippi.

He was a professional painter, a musician, and an avid fisherman. 

Jeanette Kyle

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Jeanette Ray Kyle, age 81, of Mineral Bluff, passed away May 17, 2020, at her home in Mineral Bluff. 

Frances Petty

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Mrs. Frances Thibault Norrene Petty, age 87, of Blue Ridge, passed away May 16, 2020, at her home. 

John Kilpatrick

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The Rev. John Trammel Kilpatrick, age 86, of Epworth, passed away Friday, May 8, 2020 at Fannin Regional Hospital.

Linda Gray

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Linda Josephine Gray, age 74, of Blue Ridge, passed away Friday, May 15, 2020, at Union General Hospital in Blairsville, Georgia. 

Leaner Payne

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Lena “Leaner” Payne, age 83, of Blue Ridge, passed away at her home on Sunday, May 10, 2020.

Virginia Helton

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Virginia Abercrombie Helton, age 72, of McCaysville, passed away Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at her home. She was born in McCaysville, November 3, 1947, to the late Ivan R.