Obituaries

James Robert Collier

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FRANKLIN – James Robert “Bobby” Collier, 77, of Franklin, passed away on Tuesday, April 21, 2020.

Robert E. Wilson

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HIGHLANDS – Robert E. Wilson, 91, of Highlands, formerly of Franklin, passed away on Sunday, April 12, 2020.

John Gary Stanley

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FRANKLIN – John Gary Stanley passed away at the John F. Keever Solace Center, Asheville, Monday, April 13, 2020 at the age of 67. John is survived by his loving wife Mellie of 40 years.

William Stanfield

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FRANKLIN – William “Bill” Stanfield, 79, of Franklin, passed away on Sunday, April 19, 2020. A private grave side service will be held at Salem Cemetery.

Gene Pickens

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FRANKLIN – Gene Pickens, 85, of Franklin, passed away Saturday, April 18, 2020.

Frances Lea Martinelli

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FRANKLIN – Frances Lea Martinelli, 77, of Franklin, passed away on Sunday, April 19, 2020. Macon Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Lofton Dingler Leland

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FRANKLIN – Lofton Dingler Leland, 87, of Franklin passed away Monday, April 13, 2020. Macon Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

John Raymond Jacobs

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FRANKLIN – John Raymond Jacobs, 81, of Franklin, passed away on Sunday, April 19, 2020. No services have been planned at this time. Macon Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.