Obituaries (Funeral Homes)

Ruby Culler Jones, age 90, of Clint Norris Road, Boone, passed away Wednesday afternoon, November 23, 2016, at Watauga Medical Center.

Carl Oscar Erickson, age 92, of Spruce Pine, passed away Thursday afternoon, November 17, 2016 at Deerfield Ridge Assisted Living in Boone.

George Larkin Pennell, age 85, of 1130 Briarwood Lane, Boone, passed away Friday afternoon, November 18, 2016, at his home.

James H. "Jim" Branam, age 95, of Bamboo Road, Boone, passed away Thursday afternoon, November 17, 2016, at Liberty Commons Nursing and Rehabilitation of Springwood in Winston-Salem.

Jesse Boyd Brown age 74, of Hudson, passed away Friday evening, November 11, 2016 at Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care in Hudson.