Norman Tassell

Norman “Pappy” Van Tassell, Sr. age 82, of Blue Ridge was born to Laura and Lewis Van Tassell on Jan. 16, 1934, in Arden New York and died Sept. 20, 2016.

Carol Mattox

Carol Virginia “Ginny” Mattox, affectionately known as “Meaw,” passed away Sept. 19, 2016, at Copper Basin Medical Center after suffering a stroke. 

Rita Higdon

Rita Sue Morgan Higdon, 69, a resident of Copperhill, Tennessee, passed away on Thursday, September 22, 2016. She was born on November 19, 1946, to the late Bill and Doris Bell Morgan.


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