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Helen Dean Moorhatch

Helen Dean Moorhatch, age 88, of Franklin, NC, passed away on Saturday, April 9, 2022. A retired real estate broker, she was the daughter of the late Otis and Florence Hobbs. 

Helen was born and raised in Burlington NC and later moved to Michigan.  She loved to golf and she was crazy in love with her cats Jordan, Baby and Simba.

She leaves behind her 3 children, Susan Dunn, William Hollifield, John Hollifield; grandchildren, Jerri (Don) Gilbert, Wendy Wheat, Sean (Tiffany) Dunn; special great grandson, Jacob (Taylor) Wheat.  She also has many great grandchildren that she adored and great great grandchildren that she loved as well. Also many nieces and nephews. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, George Moorhatch in 2016; and her dear brother, James Edward Hobbs in 2018.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held on a later date in Alamance County, NC and will be announced at that time. 

Appalachian Funeral Services of Sylva, NC is serving the family.

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RIP grandma
You have been the best grandma anyone could ask for. Youbhave made sacrifices for all of us and I am so glad ubwere my grandma. You have taught me alot in this lifetime without you I dont know where I would. I love you so very much and miss u terribly. Thanks for being my grandma. You are the best. Until we meet again just be happy and rest up. U have had a great 88 yrs. And was loved to the moon and back.

Wendy Wheat Apr 13 2022 1:24 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Helen Moorhatch

Wendy Wheat Apr 13 2022 1:12 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Helen Moorhatch

Tiffany Apr 12 2022 3:59 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Helen Moorhatch

Susan Dunn Apr 12 2022 1:47 PM

Grama I will always love you and never forget you. May you rest in peace. Until we Meer again. Please watch over all of us. Love always Jerri Lunn

Jerri Gilbert Apr 11 2022 3:58 PM

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Jerri Gilbert Apr 11 2022 3:56 PM