Obituaries

Timothy Smith

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Mr. Timothy Neal Smith, age 53, of Turtletown, passed away September 15, 2020, in the Harris Regional Hospital in Sylva, North Carolina. 

James Turner

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James Kenneth Turner, age 80, of Blue Ridge, passed away Friday, September 17, 2020, at Union General Hospital. 

Ebby O’Neal

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George Edward O’Neal Jr., “Ebby,” age 77, of McCaysville, passed away Saturday, September 12, 2020, at the PruittHealth of Blue Ridge.

Stephen Dillard

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Mr. Stephen Douglas Dillard, age 67, of Mineral Bluff, passed away Saturday, September 5, 2020, at his home.

Sarah Rogers

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Little Miss Sarah LeeAnne Rogers, infant daughter of Courtney Nicole Ware and Lucas Matthew Rogers, passed away Tuesday, September 1, 2020.

Linda Dickey

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Linda Spencer Dickey, age 73, of McCaysville, passed away September 12, 2020, at Hospice of Chattanooga.

Jason Crane

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Jason Bruce Crane, born in Atlanta, Georgia, suddenly passed away due to health complications August 17, 2020, at the age of 51. 

James Ballew

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Mr. James Earl Ballew Jr., known as “Jimbo” to his many friends, age 84, a lifelong resident of Blue Ridge, passed away Monday, September 7, 2020.

John Hensley

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John Michael Hensley, age 64, of Ducktown, passed away Thursday, September 10, 2020, in Chattanooga, Tennessee. 

Jeff Barker

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Mr. Jeff Barker, age 49, of Turtletown, passed away September 11, 2020, at his home.