Obituaries (Funeral Homes)

Frances Nelle Hobson Willis, age 77, of Penland, died Sunday, March 15, 2020 at Burke Hospice and Palliative Care in Valdese.

On Saturday, March 14, 2020, Jimmy L. Hicks, age 82, a lifelong resident of Elk Park, N.C. passed from this earthly home to his eternal home in heaven due to complications of Parkinson Disease.

Stephen Weik Larson, age 71, of Boone, passed away Monday, March 9, 2020 at Caldwell Hospice & Palliative Care.

Jack Robert Hicks, 77, of Elk Park, NC passed away on Wednesday, March 11, 2020.

Ronald Girtman, Jr., age 69 of Jefferson, died on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at Ashe Memorial Hospital.

Steve Allen Singleton, age 68, of Spruce Pine passed away Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at Blue Ridge Regional Hospital.

Jose Allen Garcia, age 22, of 265 Vannoy Lane, Boone, passed away Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at Watauga Medical Center.

Herman Karl Dietrich, Jr., age 91, of Columbus, Ohio and Zionville, North Carolina, passed away Wednesday March 11, 2020 at his home in Zionville.

Angelia Marie Mast Teague, age 60, of Taylorsville, passed away Monday, March 9,2020 at Duke University Medical Center.

James Robert Norton, 70 of Mountain City, Tennessee passed away on Wednesday, March 1 1, 2020 at Mountain City Care Center after an extended illness.