Obituaries (Funeral Homes)

May R. Buchanan, age 92, of U.S. 19-E in Spruce Pine, died Monday, May 28, 2018 at Brian Center Health & Rehab in Spruce Pine.

Loretta Sparks Pitman, age 85, of Pitt Road in Spruce Pine died Sunday, May 27, 2018 at Blue Ridge Regional Hospital in Spruce Pine.

Willa Dean Sapp Tucker age 87 of West Jefferson died on Monday at her home.

Nora Lee Greene Duncan, age 84, of Duncan Loop in Bakersville, the Ledger community, died Saturday, May 26, 2018 at Brian Center Health and Rehab in Spruce Pine.

Joe Osborne age 72 of West Jefferson died on Monday, May 28, 2018 at his home.

Shirley Suddreth, age 81, of McHone Road in Spruce Pine, died Friday, May 25, 2018 at the Memorial Campus of Mission Hospitals in Asheville.

Spencer Brown, age 93, of Crumpler, the Chestnut Hill community, passed away Sunday, May 27, 2018 at Ashe Memorial Hospital.

Rosanne Pribble, age 61, of Beaver Creek Road in Spruce Pine died Friday, May 25, 2018 at her home.

Maurice Jennings Yates, known lovingly as “Pete” age 60 of Fleetwood passed away Friday, May 25, 2018.

David Casey McKinney, age 58, of Halltown Road in Spruce Pine died Friday, May 25, 2018 at the Memorial campus of Mission Hospitals in Asheville.