Henry Hall Battle

Henry Hall Battle passed away Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018. He was born in Bryson City, N.C. He is survived by his loving wife of sixty-one years, Grace Myral Barclay Battle; daughters: Lynne Battle Snee (Chad Snee) and Paige Battle (Ira Pollack); grandchildren: Katelyn Snee, Charlotte Snee, Flora Pollack, Margaret Snee and Owen Pollack; and by his sister, Mary Lou (Pete) Parrish. He was preceded in death by his infant son, Brett Hall Battle. After graduating from Swain County High School, Battle enlisted in the United States Air Force and served…

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Madison Author’s books reach Africa

John Willoughby: Greene Publishing, Inc. On Sunday, Nov. 11, Marvin “Merv” Mattair, founder of Boyz to Kings of Madison and author of three books, posted a video he received of an eight-year-old resident of Africa, who was reading his book “My Royal Swag: Viewing Life in HD.” The video has received nearly 600 views. Now, her family and others are seeking approximately 1,500 copies of Mattair’s books to help with the empowerment of youth and families in Africa. According to Mattair, Paula Katy, 8, of Rwanda, Africa, received his book…

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STOP FOR THE BUS

John Willoughby: Greene Publishing, Inc. In recent weeks, multiple reports of children being struck by vehicles while boarding the bus have surfaced on the news nationally … some children have recovered while, unfortunately, several children have been killed by the impact. On Tuesday, Oct. 30, three siblings: six-year-old twins and their nine-year-old sister, were killed in Indiana after being hit by a vehicle as the children were crossing a two-lane highway to board their school bus. Another child’s death occurred on Wednesday, Oct. 31, while the nine-year-old was struck by…

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Ethel “Marjorie” Baker

Ethel “Marjorie” Baker, 89, passed away at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital on Nov. 13, 2018. Ethel was born Oct. 7, 1929, in Sylvester, Ga. to George Barfield and Ethel Massey Barfield. Marjorie was preceded in death by her husband, Eston Baker; her three sisters: Mary Young, Mildred Shiver and Odene Baldree; her father, George Barfield; mother, Ethel Massey Barfield and one granddaughter, Gentry Barnes. Marjorie is survived by her children: Glenn (Jean) Baker of Lake Park, Ga.; Robert “Bobby” (Linda) Baker, of Six Mile, S.C.; Wanda (Hulon) Luke, of Lake Park,…

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