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Ilene Verna Iltis

Franklin, NC -Ilene Verna Iltis, age 74, of Wayah Drive, Franklin, NC passed away Sunday, May 8, 2011 at her residence. Born in Mt. Clemens, MI she was the daughter of the late Richard Charles and Phylis Verna Black Iltis. She was a member of First United Methodist Church where she was very active and served as secretary. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

She is survived by one daughter, Terry Lynn Deichert and husband Tom of Farmington, MI; three sons, Bruce Allen Stumbaugh of St. Petersburg, FL; David Charles Stumbaugh and wife Telma of Franklin, NC and William George Daniels of Crestview, FL and one brother, James Bruce Iltis, Sr. of Cape Coral, FL. Eighteen grandchildren and four great-grandchildren also survive. She was preceded in death by a brother, Richard Charles Iltis, Jr.

A memorial service will be held Friday, May 20, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at First United Methodist Church with Rev. Margaret Freeman and Dr. John Fowler officiating. The family will receive friends from 10:00-11:00 a.m., one hour prior to the service, at the church. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to American Lung Association of North Carolina, PO Box 27895, Raleigh, NC 27611-7985 or "The Walk", c/o First United Methodist Church, 66 Harrison Ave., Franklin, NC 28734.

Bryant-Grant Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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Dorothy Mae Irby

Franklin, NC -Dorothy Mae Irby, age 77, of Lyle Downs Road, Franklin, NC passed away Sunday, April 13, 2008 at a local nursing home. She was born in Hines Co., Mississippi, the daughter of the late Willie H.M. and Lois P. Given Bates. She was an office worker for the Indiana State Highway Department and was a member of Cornerstone Presbyterian Church. She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star and Extension Homemakers.

She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Howard Eugene Irby; one daughter, Ms. Terry Turnvull of Cambridge, England; two sons, David A. Irby of Hammond, IN. and Paul A. Hampton of Michigan; five sisters, Peggy Schichner of Lodi, CA, Roseanne Dalton of Valencia, CA, Sarah Jo Muller of Palms, CA, Margott Griffin of Homer, Louisiana and Dancia Brooks of Hendersonville, TN; three granddaughters, Michelle Ann Hampton, Marcie Kaye Hampton and Taylor Nicole Irby. She was preceded in death by a brother, James Bates.

A memorial service will be held Wednesday, April 16 at 11:00 AM at Cornerstone Presbyterian Church with Rev. Ron Odom officiating.

Bryant-Grant Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Howard Eugene Irby

Franklin, NC - Howard Eugene Irby, age 85, of Franklin, NC, passed away Sunday, December 28, 2008. He was the son of the late Everett and Amy Irby. He was a native of Mantoon, IL and was a Union painter for fifty years. He was a member of Snow Hill Methodist Church.

He is survived by his daughter, Terry Turnbull of Cambridge, England and two sons David Irby of Hammond, Indiana and Paul Hampton of Michigan. One sister, Louise Smiddy of Stiger, IL and one brother Everette William Irby, Jr. of Hammond, IN.

A memorial service will be held Tuesday, January 6, 2009 at 2:00 PM at Cornerstone Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Ron Odom officiating.

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Lucille Louise Ivester

Franklin, NC - Lucille Louise Ivester, age 79, of Icenhower Drive, Franklin, NC passed away Monday, April 5, 2010 at Fidelia-Eckerd Living Center, Highlands, NC. She was a native of Macon County, the daughter of the late William Judson and Emma Lakey Icenhower. She was married to James M. Ivester who passed away in 1998. She was a homemaker and a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church.

She is survived by her daughter, Linda Edwards and her husband, Donnie of Highlands, NC; three sons, William Ammons and his wife Debbie of Winston-Salem, NC, Rev. Neil Ammons and his wife Sherry of Franklin, NC and Gary Ammons of Highlands, NC; one sister, Floy Jean McGraw of Morrisboro, NC; two brothers, Jasper L. Icenhower of Statesville, NC and Manuel Judson Icenhower of Winston-Salem, NC. Seven grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren also survive. She was preceded in death by a sister, Helen Clark and a brother, Clarence Icenhower.

Funeral services will be held at Oak Grove Baptist Church Wednesday, April 7 at 11:00 AM with Rev. Morris Tippett, Rev. Kenneth Carver and Rev. Judson Hall officiating. Burial will be at Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Wednesday, April 7 from 10:00-11:00 AM, one hour prior to service at Oak Grove Baptist Church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Lucille's memory to the Highlands-Cashiers Hospital or to Fidelia-Eckerd Living Center, PO Box 190, Highlands, NC 28741.

Bryant-Grant Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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