Obituaries (Funeral Homes)

Mr. William O. “Bill” Smith, Jr., age 86, of Country Place Drive, Boone, formerly from the Daytona Beach area, passed away suddenly Monday evening, May 9, 2016 at his home.

 Mr. John Wesley Buck Sudderth, age 67, of Laurel Lane, Blowing Rock, passed away Monday, May 16, 2016 at his home.

Mrs. Mary Frances Cook Carlton Haile, age 84, of Mountain City, and formerly of Boone, passed away Monday morning, May 9, 2016.

Memorial services for William Ray Laughridge, age 92, of Newland, will be held at the Newland Presbyterian Church, where he was a member and served as Deacon for many years, on Sunday, May 22, 2016.

James Frank "Jamie" Culler, age 58, of Howard's Creek Road, Boone, passed away Saturday evening, May 7, 2016, at Watauga Medical Center.