Obituaries

Keniethea Barnes Hyatt

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Keniethea Barnes Hyatt, 65, of the Deep Creek community passed away Monday, February 24, 2020. A native of Swain County, she was the daughter of the late Dillard and Banna Burnette Barnes.

Rev. Velma Lois Payne Orr

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Rev. Velma Lois Payne Orr, 87, of the Grassy Branch community went home to be with Jesus on Friday, February 14, 2020. Born to the late Estes J.

Margaret Ann Muse

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Margaret Ann Muse, age 56 of Bryson City, NC passed away Friday night, February 14, 2020 at Mission Hospital in Asheville from complications of pneumonia.

Mozelle Sitton

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Mozelle Sitton, a lifelong resident of Bryson City, North Carolina died unexpectedly on February 10th, 2020. Mozelle is survived by her daughter Tammy Sitton McLean and husband Kenny.

Juanita Grauso

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Juanita Grauso, 98, passed away February 11, 2020 in Sarasota. She was born December 27, 1921 in Knoxville, TN to the late Riley and Effie Kelly- Bledsoe.

Robert Eugene Evans

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Robert Eugene Evans, 84, of Bryson City, went home to be with the Lord Saturday, February 8, 2020. Robert was born on May 24, 1935 in Ashland, KY.

Betty Jane Lambert

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Betty Jane Lambert, 81, of the Towstring community went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, January 29, 2020.

Robert Joe Holden

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Robert Joe Holden, 71, of the Kirklands Creek Community, went home to be with the Lord Sunday, February 2, 2020. A native of Swain County he was the son of the late Bill and Martha Dills Holden.

Ada Laverne Mitchell Burch Crawford

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Ada Laverne Mitchell Burch Crawford went home to be with the Lord on Friday January 31, 2020. Laverne was born on April 2, 1927, in Escambia County, FL.