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Donald "Don" Chappell - April 14, 2015

Donald Lewis "Don" Chappell, 74, of Brevard, passed away on Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at the Mountain View Rest Home in Hendersonville. A native of Transylvania County, he was the son of the late Walter and Nettie Lyday Chappell. In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by his brothers Ralph, Melvin and Arnold Chappell. Mr. Chappell was a U.S. Veteran, having served in the U.S. Navy as well as the U.S. Marine Corps. His loving...

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Richard "Dick" Fanning - April 12, 2015

Richard (Dick) V. Fanning, age 87, died Sunday, April 12, 2015, at home from complications of coronary heart disease. A native and lifelong resident of Brevard, Richard was the only son of the late Leonard and Edna Fanning. He is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Ruth; two sons and their wives: Ric and Susan Fanning of Fuquay Varina, NC and Ed and Anne Fanning of Charlotte, NC; He also leaves behind two grandchildren: William Fanning...

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Joyce Ann Elmore - April 10, 2015

Joyce Ann Elmore Joyce Ann Elmore, 82, of Brevard, passed away on Friday, April 10, 2015 at Kingsbridge House. Born in Greer, South Carolina, Mrs. Elmore was the daughter of the late Willie Odell and Ailene Davidson Davis. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Forrest "Pete" Elmore. Loving survivors include her sisters, Marlene Theodoropoulos of Boyce, Louisiana and Amelia Wannebo of Palm Bay, Florida;...

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Adele F. Chappell - April 8, 2015

Adele Frances Chappell Adele Frances Chappell, of Brevard, passed to her eternal home on April 8, 2015 at age 83. She fought bravely against the cancer which took her stamina, speech and mental clarity but her courage and grace remained to the end. A memorial service will be held at St. Philips Episcopal Church 256 East Main Street, Brevard at 11 A.M. on April 16 with Reverend Rob Field officiating. Her husband of 55 years, Russell N....

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Richard Carlyle "Dick" Tresise - April 6, 2015

Richard Carlyle Tresise Born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, Richard (better known as "Dick") graduated from high school and went to Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio. He met JoAnn Hayes who was attending Denison University. Upon graduation from Kenyon, he joined Howard Hughes' new Trans World Airlines company as a general manager, working in Columbus, Ohio. Two children, Lynn and Rick were born. Then he was transferred to the...

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William ` W. Wilson - April 5, 2015

William Walker Wilson, 81, passed away on April 5, 2015, at Transylvania Regional Hospital after a period of declining health. He was born in Barker Heights in Henderson County, to the late William Walker McGraw and Ada Elizabeth McGraw. He was also preceded in death by his adoptive parents Robert Elliot and Lois Blythe Wilson; brothers and sisters Grady F. McGraw, Ruth Capps, Henry McGraw, Irene Edwards, Opal Staton and Anne Smith, and his...

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Shirley K. Fox - March 30, 2015

Shirley Fox 91, passed away on March 30, at Kingsbridge House. She was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the youngest of 10 children to the late Morris and Ida Robinson Kirshner. She has resided in Brevard for the past 12 years. Her husband was a World War II veteran and she spent many years volunteering at VA Hospitals. Survived by her daughter Maxine Page and husband Bill of Brevard; her son Larry Fox and wife Cheryl of Pensacola, FL.;...

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Lillian Cabe Morris - March 26, 2015

Lillian Cabe Morris, 88, of Brevard, passed away on March 26, 2015. A native of Sylva, NC., she was the daughter of the late Otis and Victoria Hall Cabe. In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by her husband, Roy H. Morris; brothers Winston Cabe, Carlin Cabe, Daughtry Cabe and Marvin Cabe; her sister Helen Gaither and her son Gary Joseph Morris. Lillian graduated from Webster High School in Sylva, NC and went on to...

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James Ogden Owens - March 19, 2015

James Ogden Owens, 88, of Brevard, died on Thursday, March 19, 2015 at The Oaks of Brevard. Born in Utica, NY, he was the son of the late James Carroll and Agnes Ogden Owens. In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by his wife of 44 years, Rody Conrad Owens, his twin sister Carol Branigan, sisters Judy Owens and Diane Young and his brother Msgr. Peter Owens After a long and successful career with Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, he and...

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Peter Hagicostas - March 16, 2015

Peter Hagicostas, 85, of Brevard, died unexpectedly on Monday, March 2016 at The Oaks of Brevard. He was born in Akron, Ohio on January 6, 1930 to Pantelis and Anna Hagicostas. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his sister Mary Demas and his brother Nicholas Hagicostas. "Uncle Peter" was gentle, helpful and kind to every living creature. He was a proud Navy Veteran of the Korean War and loved Sherlock Holmes, Dr. Oz...

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