Obituaries

J. Helen Brackett

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J. Helen Brackett, of Charlotte, North Carolina, passed peacefully from this life March 7, 2020, following a brief illness. She was a three-time cancer survivor, and lived a long, full life.

Garnett Dale

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On March 10, 2020, Garnett Howard Dale, of Blue Ridge, passed away at the age of 83. Garnett was born to Ernest Dale and Nellie West Dale in Dawsonville, Georgia, September 18, 1936.

Ruth Hickey

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Ruth Joan Farr Hickey, age 82, of Turtletown, passed away Monday, February 24, 2020, at a Chattanooga hospital. 

Mamie Hart

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Mamie Hart, age 94, of Blue Ridge, passed away Thursday, March 12, 2020, after a brief illness. She was born April 4, 1925, to the late Paul and Beulah Chastain.

Donnie Godfrey

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Donald (Donnie) James Godfrey, age 53, of Blue Ridge, passed away March 12, 2020, in Orangeburg, South Carolina. Mr. Godfrey was born February 16, 1967, in New Mexico to the late Donald O.

Frances Welch

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Frances Margaret Welch, age 95, of Mineral Bluff, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, March 11, 2020. She was a life long member of the McCaysville and Mineral Bluff communities.

Daniel Ash

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Mr. Daniel Wesley Ash, age 71, of McCaysville, passed away March 9, 2020.

Carolyn Pickett

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Mrs. Carolyn Pickett, age 79, of Blue Ridge, passed away March 11, 2020, in PruittHealth Skilled Nursing and Rehab. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

Mike Estes

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Roy Michael Estes “Mike,” born September 22, 1953, passed away Thursday, March 12, 2020.