Obituaries

Laughty Calvin Hooper

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Laughty Calvin Hooper, 68, of Hayesville, passed away Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at his residence. Calvin was a native of Clay County, where he spent most of his life.

William M. ‘Johnny’ Moore

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William M. “Johnny” Moore, 70, of Hayesville, passed away Monday, April 20, 2020 at his residence. He was a native of Cherokee County, but lived in Clay County for the past 41 years.

Guinnell Hunter

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On April 17, the morning after his Nana’s passing, grandson Noah drew a picture of her.

Geraldine ‘Geri’ Matney Yates

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Geraldine Matney Yates, “Geri” as she was known by many, passed away Tuesday, April 21, 2020 at the Pikeville Medical Center following an extended illness.

Catherine E. Smith

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Catherine E. Smith, 83, of Canton, Ohio, passed away Saturday, April 11, 2020. She was born June 21, 1936 in Hayesville to the late Edd and Flora Davenport.

Dorothy ‘Dori’ Pilato

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Dorothy “Dori” Pilato, 58, of Hayesville, passed away Thursday, April 9, 2020 in a Clay County care facility.

No services are planned.

Margaret Grace Chastain

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Margaret Grace Chastain, 71, of Andrews, passed peacefully surrounded by family on Friday, April 3, 2020 and has gone to be with the Lord.

Peggy Jean Smith

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Peggy Jean Smith, 72, of Maysville, Ga., formerly of Murphy, passed away Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at her residence.

Richard ‘Dick’ H. Rose

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Richard “Dick” H. Rose, 77, part-time resident of Hayesville, passed away in his Roswell, Ga. home on March 25, 2020.