Obituaries

Helen Jacobs Byrd

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HENDERSONVILLE - Helen Jacobs Byrd, formerly of Franklin, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020.

Patsy Lynette Ukele

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FRANKLIN - Patsy Lynette Ukele passed away at Mission Health in Asheville with her family at her side on Sunday night, Sept. 13, 2020, from digestive complications. 

Robert (Bob) Lowrance Taro

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FRANKLIN - Robert (Bob) Lowrance Taro, 89, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020.

Born in Nutley, New Jersey, he was the son of the late Thomas Delano and Blanche Lowrance Taro. 

Karen Orpen Verran

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FRANKLIN - Karen Orpen Verran passed away Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020 at her home. She was born Oct. 13, 1957 in Jamestown, Pennsylvania. 

A private service was held by the family. 

Edith Emily (DeKraker) Vanderwerp

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FRANKLIN - Edith died on Aug. 6, 2020 at Macon Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Franklin. She was born on Aug. 24, 1923. 

A small private burial will be held in Franklin.

Clifford Talley

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HIGHLANDS - On Sept. 9, 2020, Clifford Talley went to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. 

Kathryne Ann Holland Moffitt

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FRANKLIN - Kathryne Ann Holland Moffitt, born on Feb. 28, 1949, loved by her family, her friends and her church, went on to Glory on Sept. 8, 2020.