Obituaries (Funeral Homes)

Rose Lee Miller Absher, age 72, of Martin Lane, Boone, passed away Thursday morning, November 26, 2015 at her home.

Rebecca Sue Shoemake Councill, only child of James Dee Shoemake and Reka Eugene Waddell, born December 28, 1933, died November 26, 2015 in her hometown of Boone, NC.

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.

Frances Ellis Coffey, 77, of R J Aldridge Road, Banner Elk, passed away Monday afternoon, November 23, 2015 at Watauga Medical Center.

Mrs. Kathleen W. "Kat" Hodges, age 94, of Sarasota, Florida, and a former resident of Boone, widow of R.D. Hodges, passed away Friday, November 27, 2015.