Emily Jannis Mate, age 33, of Morganton, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016, while on vacation in Michigan.
Ronald Michael Messer, age 56, of Ellijay, Georgia, passed away Dec. 23, 2016, in the Piedmont Mountainside Hospital in Jasper, Georgia.
William “Bill” Hamilton Pickrell, age 94, of Blue Ridge, passed away Dec. 18, 2016, at PruittHealth of Blue Ridge, Georgia.
Ralph Eugene Bender of Turtletown, Tennessee, passed to a new life on Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016, at his home. He was 83 years old.
Frances Annie Bell “Penny” Thomas Presley, age 72, of Morganton, passed away Monday, Dec. 12, 2016.