•  Thelma “Dot” Jackson
    Thelma “Dot” Jackson

Thelma “Dot” Jackson

FRANKLIN - Thelma “Dot” Jackson, 76, of Franklin passed away June 6, 2019.

Born in Macon County, she was the daughter of the late Boyd McGaha and Joann Shepherd McGaha. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by brothers, Carl McGaha, Gene McGaha and Furman McGaha; and sister, Tava Fouts. 

Dot enjoyed working with kids, working with her flowers and loved reading.

She is survived by her children, Robin Plemmons and Terry Dyer (Jennifer), both of Franklin, and Charles Dyer of Prosperity, South Carolina; sisters, Christine Blanton of Cliffside and Faye Johnson of Franklin; brothers, Johnny McGaha of Pickens, South Carolina and Joe Lyle McGaha of Lake Lure, five grandchildren, Amy Dyer, Nicole Dyer, Tiffani Campbell, Mackenzie Jones and Zach Jones; 11 great-grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; and one step-great-grandchild.

A celebration of life will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, June 19 in the chapel of Macon Funeral Home.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to East Franklin Library Fund, 100 Watauga Street, Franklin, NC 28734.

Condolences can be made at maconfuneralhome.com.

The Franklin Press

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