Obituaries (Funeral Homes)

Mr. Joel L. Coffey, age 90, of Deep Gap, passed away Wednesday evening, November 5, 2014, at Watauga Medical Center.

Franklin Oliver “Frank” Auten, age 82, of Boone, died Tuesday, November 4, 2014, at Glenbridge Health & Rehabilitation Center in Boone, following a lengthy illness.

Mrs. Myrtle Jean Shumate Bledsoe, age 86, of Todd, passed away Saturday, November 1, 2014 at her residence.

Mr. Henry Talbert Hicks, age 87 of Laurel Creek Road, Banner Elk, passed away Sunday morning, November 2, 2014 at home.

Marie Combs Henson, 84, of Deerfield Road, Boone, and formerly of the Beaver Dam Community, passed away Saturday, November 1, 2014.