Obituaries

Robert Samuel Stevens Jr.

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Robert Samuel Stevens Jr, 90, formerly of Lynchburg and Roanoke, V. and suburban Atlanta, Ga., passed away on June 10, 2020 at Clay County Care Center.

Clara Wooten Highsmith

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Clara Wooten Highsmith, 88, passed away after a short battle with cancer at Murphy Medical Nursing and Rehab Center on April 16, 2020 in Murphy, N.C.

Lewis Walls

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Lewis Walls, 69, of Hiawassee, Ga., passed away Friday, April 17, 2020.

Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

Richard Ellis

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Richard Ellis, 74, of Robbinsville, N.C. passed away Saturday, April 18, 2020.

Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

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.