Obituaries (Funeral Homes)

Mr. Steve Townsend, age 63, of Crackers Neck Road, Mountain City, went home to be with the Lord, Wednesday afternoon, February 17, 2016, at Johnson County Community Hospital.

Norman Francis Gustaveson, 85, of Chapel Hill, North Carolina died on Friday, February 12, 2016 at Carol Woods Retirement Community.

Mrs. Gaye Bryan Norris, age 67, of Ball Branch Road, Boone, passed away Saturday evening, February 13, 2016, at her home, after a long illness.

Robert Samuel Morgan, age 69, of Wintergreen Drive, Boone, and formerly of Blowing Rock, passed away Thursday, February 11, 2016 at his home.

Clyde T. Cole, age 99, of Davidson County, a former resident of the Valle Crucis Community, and more recently Hickory, passed away Thursday evening, at Alston Brook Assisted Living Facility in Lexington.