Obituaries (Funeral Homes)

Brett Airey, age 35, of Durango, Colorado, formerly of Vilas, passed away Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at his home.

Lucy Townsend Sword, age 87, of Balm Highway, Banner Elk, passed away Wednesday afternoon, April 13, 2016, at her home.

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.

Louise Dunn Deal, 73, of Port St. Lucie, Florida and Blowing Rock, North Carolina passed away April 12, 2016 at Florida Hospital in Orlando, Florida.

Norma McNulty Jenkins, age 83, of Village Drive, Blowing Rock, passed away Tuesday afternoon, April 12, 2016, at Blowing Rock Rehabilitation / Davant Extended Care.