Obituaries (Funeral Homes)

Daniel Lewis Fritz, age 27, of Oak Street, Boone, passed away Wednesday, August 17, 2016, at his home.

 Mrs. Virginia Oretha Polk Hartley, passed into her heavenly home on Aug. 22, 2016. She was born in Trenton, Fla., the daughter of William Riley Polk and Mattie Luginia Smith Polk on Dec. 13, 1925.

Robert Gray Norris, age 87, of Vilas, passed away Tuesday morning, August 16, 2016, at Deerfield Ridge Assisted Living in Boone.

Alan Adrian Fabry passed away peacefully at Watauga Medical Center surrounded by his loving family on August 19, 2016 as a result of an aggressive malignancy.

Mr. Edsel Hodges, age 86, of 2430 Old Highway 421 South, Boone, passed away Sunday morning, August 14, 2016, at his home.