Mary Evelyn Reemes

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Mary Evelyn Reemes, 74, of Waynesville, passed away on June 25, 2020, at Smoky Mountain Health and Rehabilitation Center in Waynesville after a 40-year battle with Parkinson’s Disease.

Born March 29, 1946 in Juliet, Georgia, she was the daughter of the late Charlie Alvin Hunnicutt and Georgia Mae Chambers Hunnicutt. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her brother, Alvin Hunnicutt.

She was employed as a cook by the Alaskan Railroad for many years. She has always enjoyed arts and crafts especially painting and beadwork, but one of her favorite hobbies was working jigsaw puzzles.

Surviving are her children; Charles Reemes of Monticello, Georgia, Edd Reemes and his spouse, Shelia, of Burnsville, and Sharon Reemes Mathews and her spouse, John, of Canton; grandchildren; Andy Waldrop and his child, Tucker, Lauren Reemes Brake and her children, Addison and Aubrey, Alexandria Decker and Adam Luv, both proudly serving in the U.S. Marine Corps, and Cole Mathews.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 28, at Good News Baptist Church in Candler, with Rev. Steve Smith officiating. Condolences may be made to the family at

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The Haywood County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing on Monday, June 15, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. in the Historic Courtroom of the Haywood County Historic Courthouse located at 215 N. Main Street, Waynesville, North Carolina 28786. The purpose of the hearing is to allow the public to discuss the sale of the Historic Haywood County Hospital located at 1230 N. Main Street, Waynesville, North Carolina to Landmark Asset Services, Inc. for $225,000.00. The County intends to sell the property for affordable housing for persons of low to moderate income per N.C.G.S. 153A-378. The sale of the Historic Haywood County Hospital is authorized and conducted pursuant to N.C.G.S. 160A-267. The County shall attach covenants or conditions to assure that the property will be put to public use for persons of low to moderate income. Persons wishing to be heard at the public hearing are asked to be present. The County Commissioners may adopt reasonable rules governing the conduct of the hearing including; (i) fixing the maximum time allotted to each speaker, (ii) providing for the designation of spokesmen for groups of persons supporting or opposing the same position, (iii) providing for the selection of delegates from groups of persons supporting or opposing the same positions when the number of persons wishing to attend the hearing exceeds the capacity of the hall, and (iv) providing for the maintenance of order and decorum in the conduct of the hearing.

This 1st day of June, 2020.

Tracy L. Wells, Clerk to the Board

Haywood County Board of Commissioners

No. 35453