Obituaries (Funeral Homes)

Captain Tom C. Hay, age 74, of 2766 Land Harbor Parkway, Newland, passed away Sunday evening, May 31, 2015, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem.

Mrs. Ruby Bodenhamer Byers, age 93, of Calvin Byers Road, Boone, passed away Monday, June 1, 2015 at her home.

CAPT Thomas M. Barry, USN (Ret) of Sugar Grove/Valle Crucis, Watauga County, died peacefully on Friday, May 29th.

Thomas Cole, age 22, of 421 River Road-1, the Mill Ridge Community, Banner Elk, passed away May 30, 2015.

Cecil Douglas Clawson, age 79, of 4944 Highway 194, Boone, passed away Thursday evening, May 28, 2015, at his home.