Obituaries (Funeral Homes)

Ruth Madline Stanley, age 90, of North Wilkesboro, passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at Wake Forest Baptist Health-Wilkes Regional.

David Earl Lewis, better known as “Earl” age 79, of Creston passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2019 afternoon at Ashe Memorial Hospital.

Kathryn (Casey) Emily Bastian, 64, passed peacefully on May 11, 2019 in the care of her husband of 31 years David Jeffery Roberts, her son Sam, his wife Maris Feeley, and her longtime friend Wendy Dawson.

Margaret Ann Peggy Olszewski, age 76, of Highway 194 South, Vilas, passed away Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at Watauga Medical Center.

Alvin Thomas Ritch, age 57, of Blowing Rock, passed away Friday, May 10, 2019 at his residence.

Truman Ames Critcher, age 89, of Deerfield Road, Boone passed away Sunday Morning, May 12 2019, at Glen Bridge Retirement Center.

Linda Fisher Yelton, age 69, of Wildlife Road in Nebo, died Sunday, May 12, 2019 at the Brian Center Health & Rehab in Spruce Pine.

Peggy Johnson Sutton, age 84, of 163 Shadowline Drive, Boone, formerly of Wilmington, Delaware, passed away peacefully Sunday, May 12, 2019 at the Brian Estates in Boone.

Tommy Ray Kennedy, age 52, of Hays, passed away Saturday, May 11, 2019 at Wake Forest Baptist Health-Wilkes Regional.

Ruby Cox Wilcox, 94, of 3240 Meat Camp Road, Boone, passed away Sunday, May 12, 2019 at Hickory Falls Health And Rehab in Granite Falls, North Carolina.