Obituaries for January 9, 2019

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Carolyn Ann Cabe Dalrymple

Carolyn Ann Cabe Dalrymple

Carolyn Ann Cabe Dalrymple, 75, of Franklin, N.C., passed away on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020.

Born in Jackson County, North Carolina, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Delsie Cochran Cabe. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Boyd Dalrymple; a brother, Bobby Cabe and daughter in-law, Karen Dalrymple. She was a member of Franklin Covenant Church. She loved to read, walk, listen to music and play tricks on people.

She is survived by three children, Tammy Frady (Tim) of Sylva, Russell Dalrymple and Doyle Dalrymple (Marla) both of Franklin; one sister, Peggy Fouts of Sylva; seven grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held Thursday, Jan. 9, at 2 p.m., in the Chapel of Macon Funeral Home. Rev. John Makinson and Rev. Charles Martin will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Macon TRACS, PO Box 101, Otto, NC 28763.

Macon Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Condolences can be made to the family at www.maconfuneralhome.com.

Hubert Oscar Hendrie Jr.

Hubert Oscar Hendrie Jr.

Hubert Oscar Hendrie Jr. 89, of Franklin, N.C., passed away Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019, at his home.

He was born Nov. 3, 1930, in Walden, N.Y., to the late Hubert Hendrie Sr. and Dorothy Biece. He was a U.S. Navy veteran and worked in the Real Estate business. He loved nature, fly fishing and was an avid hunter. He was very proud of his Scottish heritage. His hobbies included woodworking and making furniture.  

He is survived by his daughter, Dorothy “Beth” Arrowood Lanson (Richard) of Franklin; four grandchildren, Kaylan Moore, Tyler Neth, Derek Neth, and Dallas Arrowood; four great grandchildren, Finley Stager, Fox Moore, Aurora Neth and Camden Neth. He is preceded in death by his parents and a daughter, Debra Lee Neth. 

A private service will be held at a later date. 

Bryant-Grant is serving the family of Hubert Hendrie, Jr.

Online condolences can be made at www.bryantgrantfuneralhome.com.

David Bruce

David Bruce

David Bruce, 71, passed away Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020, at his home with his family by his side.  He was born Feb. 15, 1948, in Cherokee County, North Carolina, to the late Amos Bruce and Bertha Carroll Bruce. He was a carpenter in the construction business for many years. He loved hunting and collecting knives. He loved his children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and his wife of 52 years.

Survivors include his wife, Shirley H. Bruce; three children, Tammy Vinson and husband Jeff, David Bruce and wife Debbie, and Cynthia Cribb; nine grandchildren, Nikkie Bruce, Misty Woodward, Christina Vinson, Josy Vinson, Casey Moss, Steven Dean, Alan Cribb, Daryl McClure, and Randy McClure; 12 great grandchildren, Uriah Rodriguez, Kamren Woodward, Lily Vinson, Gavin Vinson, Eli Prevette, Tanner Moss, Keiley Moss, Allison Moss, Jake McClure, Makayla McClure, Brylon McClure and Emma McClure; two sisters, Joyce Sue Brooks of Concord, N.C., and Linda Huffstler of Lincolnton, N.C.

He was preceded in death by five brothers; two sisters; one grandson, Phillip; and a great grandson, Gage Woodward; He was also preceded in death by his beloved dog, Jack.

A private family service will be held at a later date.

Online condolences can be left at www.bryantgrantfuneralhome.com.

Bryant-Grant Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the Bruce family. 

Junior McArthur Hurst

Junior McArthur Hurst

Junior McArthur Hurst, 74, of Franklin, N.C., passed away on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020.

Born in Macon County, he was the son of the late James McArthur Hurst and Eliza Elliott Hurst. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Bruce and Leon Hurst and grandson, Brandon Hurst. He enjoyed gardening and spending time with his grandkids.

He is survived by six children, Bennie Hurst of Hurdle Mills, N.C., Susan Diane Dryman of Canton, N.C., Christopher Wayne McCall of Franklin, John McCall of Franklin, Julie Ann Roberts (James) of Franklin and James McArthur Hurst of Franklin; six brothers and sisters, Richard Hurst of Thomasville, N.C., Judy Lawing of Westminster, S.C., Patricia Hurst of Franklin, Ruby Collins of Franklin, Evelyn Swafford of Candler, N.C. and Myrtle Jones of Hiawassee, Ga.; 20 grandchildren and several great grandchildren.

Memorial service will be held Thursday, Jan. 9, at 6 p.m., in the Chapel of Macon Funeral Home. Rev. Don Moffitt will officiate.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 6 p.m., prior to the service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Prentiss Church of God to help needy families.

Macon Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Condolences can be made to the family at www.maconfuneralhome.com.

David Allen Mehaffey Sr.

David Allen Mehaffey Sr., 87, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday Jan. 2, 2020. A memorial service will be held at a later date.

He was born on Nov. 21, 1932, in Franklin, N.C., to the late Paul and Nellie Reid Mehaffey. He was a 22-year veteran of the United States Air Force. He served in both the Vietnam War and Okinawa. His second retirement was from Warner Robins Air Force Base after 15 years of loyal service.

He had an abiding love for his family and he enjoyed reading, discussing the Bible, politics and cars. His favorite pastime was flying his plane. He was preceded in death by his parents, his daughter, Charlene Campbell, and two brothers and one sister.

His memory will be cherished by his loving wife of 22 years, Sarah Elizabeth Mehaffey of Warner Robins; two daughters, Elizabeth Keen (Jimmy) of South Dakota; Barbara Higgins of Indiana; son, David Mehaffey Jr. of Indiana; five grandchildren, Jason Econnell, Ashley Flemming (Phillip), Susan Stevenson, Michael Higgins, Vince Higgins (Laura); eight great grandchildren, Jack, McKinsey, Ethan, Danny, Michael, Matthew, Elizabeth, and Theo; one brother, Zeb Mehaffey of Franklin, N.C.; and one sister, Florence Faulker of Swanee, Ga.

Heritage Memorial Funeral Home and Crematory has charge of arrangements.

Maymia Lucille Haggard

Maymia Lucille Haggard

Maymia Lucille Haggard, 99, passed away quietly, with her daughter and son-in-law by her side, on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020, at Solace Hospice in Asheville, N.C. She was born in August 1920 in Cumberland County, Tennessee, the first of nine children born to Bert and Lottie Lewis. She lived in Tennessee for her first 36 years.

She attended Pleasant Hill Academy in Tennessee (where she later met her husband, Dale Haggard on the dance floor) and attended Berea College in Kentucky After the end of WWII, Dale returned from the Navy and they were married in Dayton, Ohio. After more than a decade, they moved with their three children to Vandalia, Ohio, where Maymia lived for 55 years. Later, she moved to Franklin, N.C., and lived there with her daughter and son-in-law.

She was an extraordinary woman and a loving wife and mother who loved her family, was kind, compassionate and generous to everyone. Her interests included music, folk dancing, gardening, cooking, sewing and needle work, and reading poetry.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dale of 59 years; her parents; four sisters and two brothers. 

She is survived by her children, Bruce (Bobbie) of Hoschton, Ga., Regina (John) of Stockbridge, Ga. and Caroline (Stan) of Franklin; five grandchildren, Brett (Hal), Breane (Brian), Aaron (Joan), Andrew and Ian; five great grandchildren, Callie, Braydon, Ella Grace, Collin and Katherine; her sisters, Myrtle and Melva Sue both of Tennessee and many nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date.

Arrangements by Macon Funeral Home, Franklin, NC.

Condolences can be made to the family at www.maconfuneralhome.com.

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