Obituaries (Funeral Homes)

Alfred Claude Ward, age 88, of Stone Mountain Road, Vilas, passed away Wednesday, morning, August 22, 2018 at Watauga Medical Center.

William Rubin Myers, age 76, of North Wilkesboro, passed away Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at SECU Hospice Care Center in Yadkinville.

Mike Hayes, age 58, of Newland, North Carolina passed away on Saturday, August 18, 2018 at Cannon Memorial Hospital in Linville, NC.

Della (Rhea) McPeak, age 95, of Wilkesboro, passed away Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at Westwood Hills Nursing and Rehab Center. 

Nathan Nathaniel Bryan, age 61, of Howards Creek Road, Boone, passed away Tuesday evening, August 14, 2018 at Watauga Medical Center.

Christine Kemmett Keever, age 67, of South Slope, Banner Elk, the Foscoe community, passed away Monday afternoon, August 20, 2018.

Dr. Loyd H. Hilton, professor emeritus of English at Appalachian State University, who had a distinguished twenty-four-year career as chairperson of its English Department, died in Blowing Rock, North Carolina on Friday, August 17, 2018.

Diane Gentry Goss, age 79 of West Jefferson died Sunday, August 19, 2018.

Claude Allen Miller, Sr. age 90 of West Jefferson died on Saturday, August 18, 2018 at his home.

Alliene Virginia Batcheler Stierwalt, better known as Vicky, age 94 of Wilkesboro, NC passed away Saturday, August 18, 2018 at Rose Glen Manor in North Wilkesboro.