Obituaries (Funeral Homes)

Georgia Ayers Yates, 90, of West Queen St., Boone, passed away Saturday morning, February 21, 2015 at her home.

Mrs. Annis Jones Hagaman, age 93, of 421 Timber Ridge Road, Sugar Grove, the Bethel Community went home to be with the Lord and reunite with family and friends who have gone on before her, Friday, February 20, 2015.

Tom Sternal, a prolific and peripatetic sculptor, furniture maker and educator, died on Tuesday, February 17, 2015. He was 71 years old.

Charles Beatty Gill, 76, of Ski Acres Drive, Blowing Rock, passed away peacefully on February 18, 2015 at CaroMont Regional Medical Center in Gastonia, NC.

Dorothy L. "Dot" Lentz, age 76, of 242 Three Way Drive, Blowing Rock, passed away Tuesday evening, February 17, 2015, at Watauga Medical Center.