Obituaries

Nicholas James Quinif

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Nicholas James Quinif, M.D., a retired urologist, died at his home in Highlands, on Dec. 17, 2019, due to complications from metastatic melanoma. He was 66.

Major Charles Wright Knighton

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Major Charles Wright Knighton USAF (ret.) 82, of Tuckasegee, NC, passed away peacefully Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, in his own home, and in the arms of his loving wife and son.

Mallory Erle Phillips III

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Mallory Erle Phillips, III, 65, of Highlands, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019 at his beloved cabin, ‘Twill Do.

Don Allen Keener

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Don Allen Keener, 63, of Destin, Florida, formerly of Highlands, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019.  He was born Sept. 25, 1956 in Sylva, to the late John H.

Karen Ruth Talley McCall

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Karen Ruth Talley McCall, 52, of Highlands, passed away Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019. Karen was born January 7, 1967 in Jackson County, to the late Gordon and Lorene Wilson Talley.

Marjorie Tibitha Webb

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Marjorie Tibitha Webb, 82, of Highlands, passed away Saturday, November 30, 2019.  She was born February 6, 1937 in Macon County, to the late Sarge and Effie Henry Gibson.

Gavin James Bryan Johnson

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Gavin James Bryan Johnson, 21, of Franklin, passed away Nov. 20, 2019. He was born in Jackson County, July 24, 1998 to Samuel Johnson and Michelle Provencal.

Elden Eugene Adameit

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Elden Eugene Adameit, 96, died Wednesday Nov. 27, 2019. Born in Raritan Township, Monmouth County, New Jersey, he was the son of the late Aimee and William Adameit.