Howard Thomas “Tom” Murphy – obituary

  Howard Thomas “Tom” Murphy, 61, of Cherokee, passed away on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019. Tom, as he was known by family and friends, was preceded in death by his parents, Lawrence and Mary Roberts Murphy; sons, John D. Murphy and Bill Owle; and one sister, Ruby Murphy. He is survived by his daughters, Talleda Wilson (John), Tashina Murphy, and Reena More...

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By Scott On Friday, November 8th, 2019
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Charles W. Reed – obituary

  Charles W. Reed, 69, of Sevierville, Tenn., passed away at his residence after battling a long-term illness. Born in Cherokee, he had made his home in Sevierville for the last 20 years. Charles was a woodcarver More...

By Scott On Thursday, November 7th, 2019
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Dusty Lyn Jones-Smith – obituary

  Dusty Lyn Jones-Smith, 44, of Cherokee, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019 at her residence. She was a beloved daughter, sister, mother and friend. She was currently employed with the Vocational Opportunities More...

By Scott On Thursday, November 7th, 2019
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Victor “Butch” Williams, III – obituary

  CAMDEN, S.C.– A service to celebrate the life of Victor “Butch” Harrison Williams, III, 78, will be held on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019 at Bethesda Presbyterian Church where he was a member. The family More...

By Scott On Thursday, October 31st, 2019
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Bonnie Arlene “Sarge” Samford – obituary

  Bonnie Arlene “Sarge” Samford, age 88, of Murfreesboro, Tenn., passed away on Monday, Oct. 28, 2019. She was born in Paris, Illinois to the late Cloyd and Olive (Bouslog) Samford. In addition to her parents, More...

By Scott On Saturday, October 26th, 2019
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Joan “Mama Jo” Osborn – obituary

  Joan “Mama Jo” Osborn, 80, of Sylva, passed away Friday morning, Oct. 25, 2019. She was preceded in death by her parents, Howard and Hazel Jorgenson Hillman, as well as Jim Carlson of Minnesota, More...

By Scott On Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019
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Kasey Lynn Maney – obituary

  Kasey Lynn Maney, 20, of Franklin, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019 at her home. She is the daughter of Katina Ledford and Gary Maney. Kasey was a member of Wilmot Baptist Church and one of her biggest More...

By Scott On Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019
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Raymond Owle – obituary

  Raymond Owle, 85, of Whittier, went home to be with the Lord Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019. A native of Swain County, he was the son of the late Mark and Belva Smith Owle. He was a former chairman of the 3200 Acre More...

By Scott On Monday, October 21st, 2019
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Glenn Crisp – obituary

  Glenn Crisp, 66, of Cherokee, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, at Mission Hospital in Asheville. He was surrounded by his family. He fought a brave battle against cancer. A native of Swain County, he More...

By Scott On Friday, October 18th, 2019
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Philip Duke Smith – obituary

  Philip Duke Smith, 55, of Cherokee, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019 at the Cherokee Indian Hospital surrounded by his loving family following a long battle with illness. Born on March 2, 1964 and More...