Obituaries (Funeral Homes)

Mr. Gale Harmon, age 87, of Ward Mountain Road, Elk Park, passed away Thursday evening at his home.

Glen David Bodenhamer, 97, of Brown’s Chapel Rd., Boone, passed away peacefully Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at his home. Born September 8, 1918 in Watauga County, he was the son of the late Ike and Martha Bodenhamer.

Agnes V. Sayles, 92, died peacefully on Saturday night, November 14, at Watauga Medical Center. Present with her was her son, daughter-in-law, and granddaughter.

James “Mike” Pendley passed away peacefully Monday, November 16, 2015 after a brief but courageous fight with lung cancer. By his side during his final hours was his wife of almost 37 years, Jan.

Buster Shawn Bare, age 47, of 2812 Idlewild Road, West Jefferson, passed away Thursday evening, November 19, 2015, at Margate Health and Rehabilitation in Jefferson.

Funeral arrangements for Buster Shawn Bare are incomplete at this time.

Online condolences may be sent to the Bare family at

Hampton Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements.