Claude Maxwell “Max” Cabe, 90, went home to be with the Lord Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, at Blue Ridge Regional Hospital. Born Sept. 11, 1928, in Rabun County, Georgia, he was the son of the late Claude W. and Grace Ramey Cabe.
Patricia Fox Jarrett, “Sis,” 62, of Bakersville, went home to be with the Lord and her loved ones Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, at her home surrounded by her loving family. A native of Yancey County, she was a daughter of the late Vernon and Ruth Pate Fox. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Tom Jarrett; son, John Franklin; and brother, Joel Fox. Pat loved cooking, baking cakes and making jelly she often shared with the community.
Jennifer (Jenny) Ann Ledford was born Oct. 18, 1972, in Johnson City, Tennessee, and was carried into Heaven Aug. 8, 2018, at the age of 45. She passed very unexpectedly at East Alabama Medical Center in Opelika, Alabama, after a very brief illness.
Sharon Duncan Bess, 70, died Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, at Hospice of Cleveland County. Born Nov. 14, 1947, in Mitchell County, she was the daughter of the late Dennis Duncan and Ruth Grindstaff Duncan. Sharon was a member of Poplar Springs Baptist Church where she was the Sunday school teacher for 3-, 4- and 5-year-olds as well as a member of the Craft Ladies and Triple L. Sharon was retired from Dr. Joseph R. Hendrick’s Dental Office, a member of the Spruce Pine Chapter No.