obituaries
James ‘Jim’ Roberts
1952 - 2015

Mr. James “Jim” Gordon Roberts, 62, of Big Sandy died Saturday, Feb. 28, at his residence. A graveside service for family and close friends will be held at Hoover Cemetery at 1 p.m. Friday, March 6...
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Kirk Spearson
Services for Kirk Spearson are pending with J.H. Anderson Funeral Home.
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Dorothy Smith
1929 - 2015

Graveside service for Dorothy Dot Smith, 86, of Gilmer were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 1, at Morris Cemetery with Dr. Ray Thompson officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Croley Fune...
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Henry Elliot
Services for Henry Elliot, 76, are pending with J.H. Anderson Funeral Home. He died Feb. 28 at Heritage Hospice.
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Rebecca C. Lewis
1952 - 2015

Rebecca Collet Lewis, 62, of Gilmer died Sunday, Feb. 22, at her home.
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Peggy Norman
1958 - 2015

Ms. Peggy Sue Norman, 57 of Gilmer passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 25, in Gilmer. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Croley Funeral Home of Gilmer. Please leave online condolences at ...
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Joyce Jones
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Funeral services for Joyce Denise Jones, 56, of Gilmer are pending with Turner BGrothers Mortuarry. Ms. Jones died Wednesday at her home.
JoAnn (Jody) Splane
1929 - 2015
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Mrs. JoAnn (Jody) Splane died Sunday, February 22.Graveside services were held at 1 p. m. on Thursday, February 26, at the Glenwood Cemetery under the direction of Hawthorn Funeral Home with Bro. T...
Emma Warren
1923 - 2015
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Funeral services for Emma Laverne Denton Warren, 91, will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 28, at Croley Funeral Home Chapel in Gilmer, with her two of her nephews, Tim Mask and Mickey Denton offi...
Doris McNutt
1929 - 2015
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Memorial services for Doris Ruth McNutt, 85 of Longview, will be held on Saturday, Feb. 28, at 2 p.m. at Grubbs-Loyd Chapel in Gilmer with Larry Osborne officiating. Arrangements are under the dire...
Sue Langford
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Arrangements for Sue C. Langford, 79, of Gilmer are pending with Grubbs-Loyd Funeral Home in Gilmer. She died Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015.
Zetha Fisher1932 - 2015
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Services for Zetha Fisher will be held at noon Saturday, Feb. 28, at Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church. Burial will be at Mt. Pilgrim Cemetery under the direction of Reeder-Davis Funeral Home in Ore City.
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This image released Wednesday, March 4, 2015, by the Wilson County, N.C. Sheriff's Office, shows a composite sketch by investigators of one of the suspects in a heist of millions of dollars in gold bars from a truck on a North Carolina interstate highway on Sunday, March 1. Authorities have said that three armed robbers drove up while the truck was having mechanical problems and stole 275 pounds of gold bars worth $4.8 million. (AP Photo/Wilson County Sheriff's Office)WILSON, N.C. (AP) — The crew of a truck carrying a load of gold bars had just pulled off the interstate in North Carolina when, the two men told police, a seemingly ordinary episode of carsickness turned into a multimillion-dollar heist.


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