Obituaries

June Stewart

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June Marie Hyde Stewart, 82, of the Atoah Community in Robbinsville, N.C., passed away Monday, Sept. 23, 2019 at Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital in Murphy, N.C.

Lavada Crisp

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Lavada Buchanan Crisp, 76, of Maryville, Tenn, formerly of Robbinsville, N.C., went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, at Fairpark Health Center in Maryville, Tenn. 

Emmett Phillips

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Emmett R. Phillips, 81, of the Franks Creek Community in Robbinsville, N.C., went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019 at his residence. 

Barbara Tesner

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Barbara Jean Tesner, 75, of the Meadow Branch Community near Robbinsville, N.C., went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019 at her residence. 

Robert "Steve" Claxton

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Robert Stephen (Steve) Claxton, also known as Mustard Seed, 63, of Robbinsville, N.C., went home to be with the Lord Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019.

Sandra Faye Gilbert

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Sandra Faye Gilbert Vollmer, 73, died peacefully in her home in Andrews, N.C. on Sept. 11, 2019. 

Robert C. Rhudy, Jr.

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On Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, Robert Cecil Saunders Rhudy, Jr. (Bob) died of complications due to pancreatic cancer at the age of 83.

Hildred Wiggins

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Hildred Lane Wiggins, 90, of the Atoah Community in Robbinsville, N.C., went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital in Murphy, N.C.

David Freeman

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David Steven Freeman entered peaceful rest on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019.

A funeral service was held at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, at Sweetgum Baptist Church. 

Sammy Winfrey

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   Sammy Winfrey, 80, of Robbinsville, N.C., went home to be with the Lord on Aug. 11, 2019, at UT Medical Center surrounded by family.