Obituaries (Funeral Homes)

Betty Lou Holloway McKinney, age 71 of Sparta, NC passed away Sunday, August 19, 2018 at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, NC.

John Arnold Quick of Deep Gap, NC died unexpectedly but peacefully surrounded by his 3 sons on Thursday August 23, 2018. 

Rev. James Edward Lankford, age 71, of Wilkesboro, NC passed away Friday, August 24, 2018 at the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston- Salem.

Ray Boone, age 83, of Wanna B. Lane in Burnsville, the Arbuckle community, died Saturday, August 25, 2018 at the Brian Center Health & Rehab in Spruce Pine.

Margie Lee Allen Ware, age 83, of Millers Creek, passed away Thursday, August 23, 2018 at her home.

Sam ‘Bo’ Hughes, age 62, of Emerald Lane in Spruce Pine, died Saturday, August 25, 2018 at Brian Center Health & Rehab in Spruce Pine.

Stephen Joseph ‘Steve’ Hughes, age 64, of the Newdale community in Burnsville died Thursday, August 23, 2018.

Vernie Alice Roten Blevins age 94 of Lansing died on Saturday, August 25, 2018 at Forest Ridge Assisted Living Center.

Douglas Eugene Gragg, age 72, of Blowing Rock, North Carolina passed peacefully into the waiting arms of Jesus on Thursday, August 23, 2018 at his residence.

Lisa Combs Brown, age 46, of North Wilkesboro, passed away Saturday, August 25, 2018 at Forsyth Medical Center.