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Sam Zachary

Highlands, NC - Sam Zachary, age 67, of Highlands, NC, was called home, Wednesday, May 12, 2010. He was a native of Macon County, the son of the late Bert and Callie Talley Zachary. He was a Property Manager for Sweetwater Farms, and was also a Building Contractor. He was a founding member of Dry Ridge Hunting Club, and was a retired member of Highlands Fire and Rescue after twenty-five years service. He was a US Army Veteran having served during the Vietnam War, and was a member of Pine Grove Baptist Church. Sam was a loving husband, father and grandfather.

He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Frances Irene McCall Zachary; two daughters, Jennifer Zachary Buchanan and husband Chad of Clayton, GA and Priscilla Zachary Young and husband Greg of Franklin, NC; two sisters, Jessie Manley of Highlands, NC and Elizabeth "Tib" Swafford of Mtn. Rest, SC; two grandchildren, Hollis Meyer and McKayla Buchanan also survive. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers, Charles Zachary, Harley Zachary, Mike "Lard" Zachary, and George "Scrubby" Zachary.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, May 15th at 11:00 am at Pine Grove Baptist Church, with Rev. Greg Rogers and Rev. Walter Wilson officiating. Burial will be at Mt. Moriah Cemetery. Members of Dry Ridge Hunting Club will serve as pallbearers and members of Highlands Fire and Rescue will serve as honorary pallbearers.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 pm Friday evening at Bryant-Grant Funeral Home in Highlands, where the body will remain until placed in the Church thirty-minutes prior to the service.

Memorials may be made to Mt. Moriah Cemetery Fund, c/o Mary Owens, 21 Pine Cone Drive, Franklin, NC 28734.

Bryant-Grant Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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Anna Stashi Zajac

Highlands - Anna Stashi Zajac, age 93, of Highlands, NC, passed away Friday, January 27, 2012. She was the daughter of the late Stanley and Anna Stanchek. She had worked for Avery Label Company and was a member of Holy Name of Mary Catholic Church. She was married first to William Drodsik and second to John Zajac.

She is survived by a son, Bill Drodsik and his wife Barbara of Highlands, NC; two sisters, Frances Purvis and Sophia Bobonich both of Pittsburg, PA; one brother, Stanley Stanchek of Pittsburg, PA; two grandchildren and five great-grandchildren also survive. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Jean Pavlic.

Funeral services will be held Monday, January 30th at 12:00 at Kepner Funeral Home, Burke Chapel in Wheeling, West Virginia. Burial will be at Park View Memorial Gardens in Wheeling, West Virginia. Family friends will serve as pallbearers.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 1648, Franklin, NC 28744.

Bryant-Grant Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.Online condolences are available by visiting bryantgrantfuneralhome.com or by email.

   

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Cora Lee Zickgraf

Franklin, NC - Cora Lee Zickgraf, age 83, of West Rogers Street, Franklin, NC passed away Tuesday, April 21, 2009 at a local nursing home. She was born in Chattooga Co., GA. the daughter of the late Edward and Mary Elizabeth McNutt Harris. She was first married to Wingfield Short who passed away April 23, 1977 and second to Grant Zickgraf who passed away April 26, 2001. She was a retired office manager and bookkeeper for Zickgraf Enterprises. She had a love for cooking, flowers and traveling. Mrs. Zickgraf was a member of the First United Methodist Church.

She is survived by her daughter, Melanie Moffitt and her husband, David of Franklin, NC; her grandchildren, Adam Cook and his wife, Leslie, Evan Moffitt, Erin Moffitt and Alex Moffitt; two sisters, Frances Wilhoit of Colorado and Myrtle Mayer of Ft. Myers, FL and one brother, Edward Harris of Mississippi. She was preceded in death by two sisters and three brothers.

Graveside services will be held Thursday, April 23 at 11:00AM at Holly Springs Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Don Moffitt officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church, 66 Harrison Avenue, Franklin, NC 28734.

Bryant-Grant Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Amparo "Amy" Gandia Zimmerman

Highlands, NC - Amparo "Amy" Gandia Zimmerman, age 90, of Highlands, NC passed away peacefully Tuesday, February 14, 2012 surrounded by her family. Born in Manati, Puerto Rico, she was the daughter of the late Angel and Manuela Rosa Gandia. She was a nurses aide.

Amy was survived by one daughter, Jane Capman and husband Philip "Cap" Capman of Highlands, NC and one granddaughter, Cory and her husband James.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Fidelia Eckerd Living Center, PO Box 190, Highlands, NC 28741 or Four Seasons Hospice, 571 South Allen Rd., Flat Rock, NC 28731.

Private memorial services will be held at a later date.

Bryant-Grant Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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Jessie Lee Zimmerman

Franklin - Jessie Lee Zimmerman, age 84, of Franklin, NC passed away Saturday August 18, 2012 at Angel Medical Center. She was a native of Macon County, the daughter of the late Henry and Rettie Anderson Mashburn. She was married to Everett Zimmerman, who passed away in 1995.

She is survived by two sons, Jack Zimmerman of Franklin, NC and Sidney Zimmerman of Starr, SC; two sisters, Ruth Cision of Greenville, SC and Pauline Williamson of Franklin, NC; two brothers, Roy Mashburn of Franklin, NC and George Mashburn of Greenville, SC; seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, August 21, 2012 at 2:00 pm in the Chapel of Bryant Grant Funeral Home with Rev. Carson Gibson and Rev. Bennie Hurst officiating. Burial will be held at Iotla Methodist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Steven Williamson, Seth Williamson, Roger Williamson, Jamie Mathis, Matthew Bingham, Gabe Bingham and Jacob Bingham.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 1:00 - 2:00 pm, one hour prior to the service, at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Iotla United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund. c/o Johnny Myers, 45 Myers Cove, Franklin, NC 28734.

Bryant-Grant Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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