Obituaries (Funeral Homes)

Frank L. Coffey, 81, of Pinehurst, NC and formerly of Boone, died November 4, 2017 after a brief illness.

Ira B. Read, 85, of Boone, passed away Wednesday, November 01, 2017 at his home.

Dulus Robinson Thomas, age 95, of Ellicott City, Maryland, formerly of Boone, passed away Tuesday evening, November 7, 2017, at Encore at Turf Valley in Turf Valley in Ellicott City, Maryland.

Dr. Joseph Arthur "Joe" Browde, Sr. age 85, previously of Boone, passed away Tuesday morning, November 07, 2017, at Wake Medical Center, Raleigh, NC.

Kristen Walls, age 48, of Violet Lane, Boone, passed away Tuesday morning, November 7, 2017, at Watauga Medical Center.