Obituaries

Isabel Waters

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Isabel Dora Towe Waters, age 95, of Blue Ridge, passed away on Saturday, March 28, 2020 at her home. 

Rob Ray

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Mr. Robert Leon “Rob” Ray, age 61, of McCaysville, passed away on March 31, 2020 at his home. Born in Wyandotte, Michigan, he was the son of the late Boon Robert and Helen Lucille Cross Ray.

Ralph Morris

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Ralph Adolphus Morris, age 94, of Smyrna, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Friday, March 27, 2020, in Blue Ridge, Georgia.

Maron Buice

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Maron Sidney Buice has long been recognized by the citizens of this state for the vital role that he has played in leadership and his deep personal commitment to the welfare of the citizens of Geor

Martha Standridge

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Martha Marie Standridge, age 87, of Dalton, Georgia passed away on Friday, March 20, 2020 at the Hamilton Medical Center in Dalton. 

Jimmy Shook

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Jimmy Dell Shook, age 78, of Blue Ridge, passed away at his home on Sunday, March 22, 2020.

James Holt

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Mr. James A.N. Holt, age 80, of Morganton, died Wednesday, March 25, 2020.

Eugene Kuykendall

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Mr. Eugene Kuykendall, age 88, of Blue Ridge Street, Blue Ridge, passed away peacefully on Sunday March 29, 2020 in the Union County Nursing Home following a period of declining health. Mr.

Phillip Thomas

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Phillip Jeffery Thomas, age 61, of Mineral Bluff, went home to be with Jesus on March 21, 2020, surrounded by loved ones. 

Illa Payne

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Illa Marie Payne, age 40, of McCaysville, passed away Saturday, March 14, 2020. 

Illa is survived by her mother Patsy and several other relatives and friends.