Macon Co. recognized for outstanding graduation rates

High School graduation rates continue to rise in the Macon County School System. At Monday’s board of education meeting, it was announced that Franklin High School, along with Highlands and Nantahala, received recognition for their high graduation rates. For the 2014-2015 academic year, both Highlands and Nantahala had a 1oo percent graduation rate. Franklin High School was not far behind […]

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Donald Eugene Sparks

Donald Eugene Sparks, age 82, of Franklin, passed away October 10, 2015.  A Private Service will be held for the family.  Macon Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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Faye “Launa” Bateman

Faye “Launa” Bateman, age 82, of Franklin, passed away Thursday, October 8th, 2015.  Funeral Services will be held at 3:00 Monday, October 12th, in the Chapel of Macon Funeral Home.  Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.  Macon Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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Mildred Corbin Williamson

Mildred Corbin Williamson, age 80, of Franklin, passed away Friday, October 9th, 2015.  Funeral Services will be held at 3:00 pm Sunday, October 11th, at Holly Springs Baptist Church.  Burial will be in Holly Springs Baptist Church Cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 1:30-3:00pm Sunday, at Holly Springs Baptist Church.  Macon Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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Huel Warden Sorrells

Huel Warden Sorrells, age 76, of Franklin, passed away Friday, October 2nd, 2015.  Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 pm Monday, October 5th, at Mashburn Branch Baptist Church.  Burial will be in Sugarfork Baptist Church Cemetery with military graveside rites conducted by VFW Post 7339 and American Legion Post 108.    Macon Funberal Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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Guy Eugene Holland

Guy Eugene Holland, age 81, of Highlands, passed away Sunday, October 4, 2015.  A funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm Tuesday, October 6th, at the Bryant-Grant Funeral Home Chapel in Franklin.  The family will receive friends from 12-2pm prior to the service at the funeral home.  Burial will take place at 4:00 pm in the Highlands Memorial Park.    […]

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Audrey “Audie” Jean Pancratz

Audrey “Audie” Jean Pancratz, age 72, of Franklin, passed away Thursday, September 24, 2015.  A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 am Monday, September 28th, in the Chapel of Macon Funeral Home.  Interment will be in the Holly Springs Baptist Church Cemetery.  Macon Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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Gladys Tallent Bateman

Gladys Tallent Bateman, age 91, of Franklin, passed away Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015.  Funeral services will be held Saturday, September 26th, at 3:00 pm at Iotla Baptist Church with the family receiving friends 1:30 pm-3pm prior to the service.  Macon Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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Rita Sullivan

Rita Sullivan, age 88, of Franklin, passed away Tuesday, September 22, 2015.  Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 pm Sunday, September 27th, at Macon Funeral Home.  Burial will be in the Woodlawn Cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 1-2pm Sunday, at Macon Funeral Home.   Macon Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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Jerry Ray Miller

Jerry Ray Miller, age 64, of Franklin, passed away Sunday, September 20, 2015.  A Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 pm Friday, September 25th, at Windy Gap Baptist Church.  The family will receive friends from 7-9pm Thursday, September 24th, at Macon Funeral Home.    Macon Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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