Obituaries

Dorothy Gless Smith

July 21, 2015

Dorothy Gless Smith, age 77, of Franklin, passed away Friday, July 17th, 2015.  A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 am Wednesday, July 29th, in the Chapel of Macon Funeral Home.   Macon Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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Robert “Bob” Keener

July 21, 2015

Robert “Bob” Keener, age 85,  of Franklin, passed away Monday, July 20th, 2015.  An at-home visitation and memorial for the family and friends will take place on Wednesday, July 22nd, from 1:00-7:00 pm.  Macon Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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Thomas “Tom” Franklin Roberts, Jr.

July 17, 2015

Thomas “Tom” Franklin Roberts, Jr. passed away Thursday, July 16th, 2015.   A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, July 19th, at 4:00 pm, at Resurrection Lutheran Church, 38 Wayah Street, in Franklin, with visitation at the church one hour prior to the service.  Burial will be in Robbinsville, NC, at the Bear Creek…

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Beulah Lequire Cunningham

July 10, 2015

Beulah Lequire Cunningham, age 91, of Franklin, passed away Thursday, July 9th, 2015.  Funeral Services will be held Monday, July 13th, at 2:00 pm in the Chapel of Macon Funeral Home.  Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 6-8 pm Sunday, July 12th, at Macon Funeral Home.  Macon Funeral Home…

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Rev. Dr. James Wendell Ligon

July 9, 2015

Rev. Dr. James Wendell Ligon, age 80, of Franklin, passed away Wednesday, July 8th, 2015.  Funeral Services will be held Saturday, July 11th, at 11:00 am at Morrison Presbyterian Church.  The family will receive friends from 6-8pm Friday, July 10th, at Macon Funeral Home.  Macon Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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Dr. James Eugene Clark, Jr.

July 8, 2015

Dr. James Eugene Clark, Jr. of Franklin, formerly of Clearwater, FL, passed away Monday, July 6th, 2015.  Funeral Service will be held Monday, July 13th, at 7:00 pm in the Chapel of Macon Funeral Home.  Burial will be in Sylvan Abbey Memorial Park in Clearwater, FL.  The family will receive friends from 6-7 pm ,…

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Timothy James Ward

July 1, 2015

Timothy James Ward, age 48, of Franklin, passed away Monday, June 29, 2015.  A Memorial Service will be held Monday, July 6th, at 7:00 pm in the Chapel of Macon Funeral Home.  Macon Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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Jesse Vandiver Shirley, Jr.

June 30, 2015

Jesse Vandiver Shirley, Jr. age 77, of Otto, passed away Saturday, June 27, 2015.  A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, July 11th, at 2:00 pm, in the Chapel of Macon Funeral Home.  The Franklin VFW Post 7339 and American Legion Post 108 will conduct military rites.  The family will receive friends from 1-2pm, prior…

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William Andrew Brooks, Sr.

June 26, 2015

William Andrew Brooks, Sr., age 67, of Franklin, passed away Thursday, June 25, 2015.  A Memorial Service will be held Wednesday, July 1st, at 6:00 pm at the Veterans Memorial Park. Macon Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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Charles “Charlie” Carlton Ledbetter

June 26, 2015

Charles “Charlie” Carlton Ledbetter, age 73, of Franklin, passed away Thursday, June 25, 2015.  A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, June 27th, at 2:00 pm at Cartoogechaye Baptist Church.  Burial will be in the Moore Welch Cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 12-2pm prior to the service at the church. Macon Funeral…

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