Obituaries (Funeral Homes)

Mariann Margaret Clawson, 79 years-old, died on Saturday, November 28, 2015, at her home in Blowing Rock, North Carolina after her valiant fight with Stage 4 Lung Cancer during the past two years.

Rose Lee Miller Absher, age 72, of Martin Lane, Boone, passed away Thursday morning, November 26, 2015 at her home.

Frances Ellis Coffey, 77, of R J Aldridge Road, Banner Elk, passed away Monday afternoon, November 23, 2015 at Watauga Medical Center.

Rebecca Sue Shoemake Councill, only child of James Dee Shoemake and Reka Eugene Waddell, born December 28, 1933, died November 26, 2015 in her hometown of Boone, NC.

Mrs. Virginia Christine Critcher, age 86, of Eagles Path, Boone, wife of Mr. Dean Critcher, passed away Saturday, November 28, 2015 at Watauga Medical Center.