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Deaths & Funerals


Ila Elizabeth Scott WootenIla Elizabeth Scott Wooten

Ila Elizabeth Scott Wooten, 77, of Franklin, N.C., passed away Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. A native of Macon County, she was the daughter of the late Tom and Nanny Brendle Scott. She was married to Fred Wooten who preceded her in death in 2012.

She was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother who liked flower gardening and knitting. She was a member of Watauga Baptist Church.

She is survived by a daughter, Shelia James and husband Clayton of Seneca, S.C.; two grandchildren, Shane Golden and Jack Beaty and two great grandchildren, McKinnley Golden and Julie Beaty.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Freda Beaty; a sister, Magalene Kenney, and five brothers, Melvin, Frank, R. L., H. B., and Adam Scott.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, Aug. 27, in the Chapel of Bryant-Grant Funeral Home with Rev. Jeremy Garrett officiating. Burial was in Clarks Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Jerry Scott, Ricky Scott, Ronnie Scott and Tony Scott.

Memorial donations may be made to Clarks Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, 1999 Clarks Chapel Road, Franklin, NC 28734.

Bryant-Grant Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.bryantgrantfuneralhome.com.



Clara Ann Remaly

Clara Ann Remaly, 88, of Franklin, N.C., passed away Aug. 18, 2014. She was born in Hampshire, Mass., the daughter of the late Arnold Batty and Minnie Dean Batty. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Kervyn Adams, who passed away in 1968 and also by her second husband, William W. Remaly, who passed away in 2003. She loved crafting, her pets and she was a lifetime member of The Arts Gallery.

She is survived by one daughter, Susan Courtright of Hawley, Pa.; two grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at a later date in Pennsylvania.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to The Arts Council of Macon County, 33 E Main St, #1, Franklin, NC 28734

Bryant Grant Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.bryantgrantfuneralhome.com.



James C. Bost

James C. Bost, 69, of Franklin, N.C., passed away Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014.

Born in Great Falls, Mont., he was the son of Ellen Bueller Bost and the late Ed Bost. He was a graduate of Wofford University and received his master’s degree from the University of South Carolina. He was a member of Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity and played and sang bluegrass music his whole life. He retired from the South Carolina Department of Mental Health as a counselor.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife of 46 years, Tonda Ellington Bost; two children, Jason Bost and wife Anna Marie of Myrtle Beach, S.C., and Eric Bost and wife Elizabeth of Seneca, S.C.; brother, Ed Bost of Simpsonville, S.C.; sister, Grace Rouse of Statesville, N.C.; and five grandchildren.

A private service will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the The ALS Association Gift Processing Center, P.O. Box 6051, Albert Lea, MN 56007 or Hospice House Foundation, P.. Box 815, Franklin, NC 28744.

Macon Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences can be made at www.maconfuneralhome.com.



James ‘Dorsey’ ElmoreJames ‘Dorsey’ Elmore

James “Dorsey” Elmore, 93, of Franklin, N.C., passed away Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014.

Born in Macon County, he was the son of the late William Omer Elmore and Ethel Rickman Elmore. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Clara Shepard Elmore; brothers, Theodore Elmore and Bill Elmore and sister, Nina Lou Gibson. He was a member of Liberty Baptist Church, where he was a deacon; he loved his church immensely.

He is survived by a daughter, Rita Enloe and husband Robert of Franklin; sister, Alice Peek and husband Harold of Middleburg, Fla.; three grandchildren, Tricia Patterson and husband Mark of Birmingham, Ala., Michael Enloe and wife Heather of Purcellville, Va., and Stephen Enloe and wife Heather of Auburn, Ala.; and six great grandchildren, James and Elizabeth Patterson, Michael and Margaret Enloe and Samuel and Ava Enloe.

Funeral service was held Saturday, Aug. 23, at Liberty Baptist Church. Rev. Rick Potts and Rev. Wesley Hooper officiated. Burial was in Shepherd Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Mike Enloe, Stephen Enloe, Mark Patterson, James Patterson, Michael Contino, Scott Bailey, Michael Andrew Enloe and Samuel Enloe.

Memorial donations can be made to Liberty Baptist Church.

Macon Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences can be made at www.maconfuneralhome.com.



John Henry JohnsonJohn Henry Johnson

John Henry Johnson, 63, of Franklin, N.C., passed away Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. He was born in Delta County, Michigan, the son of the late William and Pearl Johnson. He had worked at Caterpillar and attended Riverside Fellowship Church. He was a very loving husband, father and grandfather, he loved deer hunting and camping.

He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Anita Winkleman Johnson; a daughter, Jennifer Dawley and her husband Joe of Watertown, S.D.; five sisters, two brothers and two grandchildren, Raven and Phoenix.

A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorials may be made to Riverside Fellowship Church, c/o Judy Stanfield, 928 Nickijack Road, Franklin, NC 28734.

Bryant-Grant Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.bryantgrantfuneralhome.com.



Trula Rae CabeTrula Rae Cabe

Trula Rae Cabe, 76, of Franklin, N.C., passed away Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. Born in Macon County, she was the daughter of Alma Moss Bolick of Franklin and the late John D. Bolick. She was retired from CR Industries and was a member of Pine Grove Baptist Church. She liked sewing, flowers and doing crafts.

She is survived by her daughters, Lana R. Fulcher and her husband Roy of Franklin, and Kimberly Hall and her husband Robert Hall Jr. of Franklin; grandchildren, Miranda Vaughn, Nathaniel Cabe, Tyler Bateman, Erica Bateman and Kalena Bateman.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Online condolences may made by visiting www.bryantgrantfuneralhome.com Bryant-Grant Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

 



Marilyn Low

Marilyn Low, 84, beloved mother, grandmother and great grandmother, of Franklin, N.C., passed away Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014.

Born in Chicago Heights, Ill., she was the daughter of the late Leo Reynolds and Eva Nelson Reynolds. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert W. Low Sr. She loved crafting and gifting them as well as sharing spiced nuts every Christmas. She attended Holly Springs Baptist Church.

She is survived by a daughter, Pam Volpert and husband Lee of Franklin; son, Robert W. Low Jr. and wife Cheryl of Chuluota, Fla.; sister, Dianne Barton of Franklin; three grandchildren, Jason Roberts and wife Kyeli of Cypress, Calif., Andrea Johnson and husband Brent of Kingston, Ark. and Branden Roberts and wife Amber of Ft. Myers, Fla.; five great grandchildren; niece, Debi Varner of Franklin; and two nephews, Larry Owens of Franklin and Leo Owens of Hollywood, Fla.

No services have been planned at this time.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Holly Springs Baptist Church Building Fund, 366 Holly Springs Church Rd, Franklin, NC 28734 or The Macon County Humane Society, PO Box 81, Franklin, NC 28744.

Macon Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences can be made at www.maconfuneralhome.com.



Esther T. WhitesideEsther T. Whiteside

Esther T. Whiteside, 81, passed away on the afternoon of Aug. 6, surrounded by family, at Northside Hospital, Atlanta, Ga., after complications from a fall. She had also been bravely fighting Hodgkins Lymphoma for many years, always remaining optimistic, cheerful and comforted by her faith.

She was born in Bradenton, Fla., in 1932 on Christmas Day and lived in Cashiers, N.C., previous to Chambrel in Roswell, Ga.

She attended Hampton Dubose Academy and graduated from Manatee High School in 1950. In Cashiers she had worked for High Hampton Inn and then Wachovia Bank, from which she retired in 1994. She was known for her warm smile and friendly spirit. She enjoyed crocheting and quilting especially for others. She was a member of the Cashiers Quilters and participated in making “Quilts of Valor” for wounded soldiers.

She is survived by her husband of 60 years, William A. Whiteside; son, Norman Franklin Whiteside of Charlotte; daughter, Susan Whiteside Williams of Roswell; and two grandchildren, William Greyson Whiteside (Roswell) and William Norman Whiteside (Charlotte); siblings, Zoa Green, (deceased) Rollin Thompson, (deceased) Howard Thompson, and Anita Thornton, (deceased).

Funeral service was held on Saturday, Aug. 16, at Christ Church in Cashiers. Burial was at Upper Zachary Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations supporting Cashiers Quilters, “Quilts of Valor” c/o Lois Williams, PO Box 10, Glenville NC, 28736.

Bryant-Grant Funeral Home was in charge of local arrangements. Online condolences at www.bryantgrantfuneralhome.com.



Robert ‘Bubba’ West

Robert "Bubba" West, 68, of Franklin, N.C., passed away late Saturday afternoon, Aug. 23, 2014, at his home of lung cancer.

He is survived by his wife and friend, Denise West, and four children, Max West and his wife Amy and their daughter Penelope, and Suzanne West, Eric West and Katharine East.

No services are planned.

In lieu of flowers, make donations to Franklin VFW Post 7339, C/O Neil Riendeau, 1155 North Skeenah Road, Franklin, NC 28734.

Macon Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences can be made at www.maconfuneralhome.com.



Ret. Lt. Col. Fredrick ‘Bo’ SetserRet. Lt. Col. Fredrick ‘Bo’ Setser

Ret. Lt. Col. Fredrick "Bo" Setser, 83, of Franklin, N.C., passed away Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. He was a native of Macon County, the son of the late Andrew Bryan and Estelle Justice Setser. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Jimmie Ruth Whitman Setser who passed away in 2012.

He was a U.S. Army veteran having served in the Korean War and Vietnam. He was stationed in Korea, Japan, Germany, the Dominican Republic and twice in Vietnam. He retired as a Lt. Colonel in 1975 and then retired from home building. He was a lifelong member of the American Legion Post #108 and the VFW Post #7339, a member of the Military Officers, the Disabled Veterans and the Vietnam Veterans of America. He was a graduate of the University of Nebraska.

He is survived by his second wife, Debbie Carpenter; three daughters, Dierdre Greer Carroll and husband, Fred of Newnan, Ga., Fredricka J. Setser of Lawrenceville, Ga., Kennetha A. Mc- Connell and her husband, Bob of Woodstock, Ga.; one granddaughter, Brianna McConnell; three sisters, Pat Wilson and her husband, Josh of Belton, S.C., Nan Bulgin and husband, Randolph of Franklin, Carolyn McCall and husband, Bob of Franklin; two sisters-in-law, Joyce Setser of Franklin, and Geneva Setser of Murphy, N.C.. In addition to his parents and his first wife, he is preceded in death by one sister, Lucille Setser Allen; and three brothers, Andy Setser, John L. Setser and James Pete Setser.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, Aug. 26, in the Chapel of Bryant Grant Funeral Home with Rev. Susan German officiating. Burial was in the St. Johns Church Cemetery. Pallbearers were Randy Tallent, Fred Carroll, Bob McConnell and James Mullins.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Johns Cemetery, 524 St. Johns Church Rd., Franklin, NC 28734.

Bryant Grant Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be made by visiting www.bryantgrantfuneralhome.com.



Iris Hazel Cabe AldermanIris Hazel Cabe Alderman

Iris Hazel Cabe Alderman, 83, of Albany, Ga., passed away Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, at Dawson Manor. Born in Franklin, N.C., Jan. 31, 1931, she was the daughter of the late Clarence Weaver and Eva Moses Cabe. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Leo Wesley Alderman; two sisters, Alma C. Taylor and Bertha Cabe and three brothers, Gene Cabe, Ernest Perry Cabe, and Herbert Earl Cabe. She was a member of Byne Memorial Baptist Church. For many years she taught a first grade Sunday School class and later was an active member of the Open Door Sunday School class. She was a member of the Byne Happy Hearts.

She retired with 20 years of service as a state employee with the Georgia Department of Child Support Recovery, and was recognized at the state level for her expertise and innovative accounting skills.

She is survived by two brothers, Arthur (Annie Ruth) Cabe and James Robert (Jane) Cabe of Franklin, N.C.; one sister, Shirley C. Hodnett (Leroy) of Winder, Ga.; and three children Anne A. Pack of Winder, Ga., Becky (Randy) Carlton of Sasser, Ga., and Keith (Vicki) Alderman of Blakely, Ga.; grandchildren and great grandchildren, Tiffany (Brian) MacNew, Liam and Tate MacNew of Winder, Ga., Cameron (Sarah) Carlton, Norah Carlton of Cataula, Ga., Sarah (Jason) Payton of Macon, Ga., Heather (Marvin) Tarver, Hayden and Charlie Tarver of Winder, Ga., Hayley (Bart) Mc- Daniel of Jacksonville, Fla., and Rachel Alderman of Savannah, Ga.

Funeral service was held Tuesday, Aug. 26, at Byne Memorial Baptist Church. Her son, Rev. Keith Alderman, officiated. Interment followed in Crown Hill Cemetery.

Memorial donations can be made to the Byne Memorial Baptist Church "Living the Legacy Fund," 2832 Ledo Rd., Albany, GA.

Kimbrell-Stern Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Online condolences can be made at http://www.kimbrellstern.com.


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