Obituaries (Funeral Homes)

Ernie Lee Rhymer, age 71, of Shacktown Road, Yadkinville, a native and former resident of Watauga County, passed away Wednesday afternoon, July 20, 2016, at Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home in Winston-Salem.

Donna Jean Winebarger, 73, of Boone, NC, born December 23, 1942, passed away on Wednesday, July 20, 2016 after her second battle with cancer.

Shirley Kris Trachtenberg, age 75, Sardis Road, Charlotte, a former resident of Boone, passed away Tuesday morning, July 19, 2016, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.

John Dawkins, age 79, of Hampton Glade Road, Blowing Rock, passed away Tuesday afternoon, July 19, 2016, at Glenbridge Health and Rehabilitation in Boone.

Calvin Leroy Ifill, Jr., age 97, of Providence Road, Charlotte, a former resident of Watauga County, passed away Sunday morning, July 17, 2016, at Sunrise on Providence in Charlotte.