Obituaries (Funeral Homes)

Marjorie Miller Gaffney, age 92, of 211 Milton Brown Heirs Road, Boone, passed away Wednesday morning, January 9, 2019, at Glenbridge Health and Rehabilitation in Boone.

JoAnn Brinegar Upchurch Johnson, age 77 of 1405 Hwy 18 N. Sparta, NC passed away Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at her residence.

Dennis Wayne Bottomley, age 73 of 8701 Glade Valley Road, Ennice, NC passed away Monday, January 7, 2019 at Woltz Hospice Home in Dobson, NC.

Jerry Wayne Absher age 71 of Jefferson passed away, Monday, January 7, 2019 at his home.

Carol Johnson Kennedy, age 74, of Hays, passed away Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at her home, surrounded by her husband, children and family.

Spencer Christman Sweeting Klingeman, age 30, died in a motor vehicle accident in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, on December 21, 2018.

Kayla Melissa Dubuque, age 25, of North Wilkesboro, passed away, Sunday, January 6, 2019.

Robert (BO) Bowman, 67, of Boone, NC, finished his earthly rounds on Saturday, January 5, 2019.

Cary Jan Pitman, age 47, of Vance Farm Road in Spruce Pine, the Halltown community, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at her home.

James Michael (MIKE) Townsend, age 64, Old Hartley Road, Banner Elk, passed away Monday afternoon, January 7, 2019 at his home.