Obituaries (Funeral Homes)

Vernon George Grindstaff, Jr., age 62, affectionately known as ‘Fireball’, of Water Street in Bakersville, the Bandana community died peacefully on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at his home surrounded by his family and loved ones.

Jesse R. Hartley 87 from the Globe NC, passed away Wednesday February 12, 2020 in Shelby NC surrounded by his wife of 68 years Betty Hartley (Shuler) and children.

Lloyd G. Miller, age 95, died February 10, 2020 at his home, surrounded by family.

Robert "Bob" Merle Hull, age 79, Pineola, North Carolina passed away on Wednesday, February 11, 2020 at the Cranberry House in Newland.

Franklin Eugene Hendricks, age 72 of 110 East Cheek Street, Sparta, NC passed away Sunday, February 9, 2020 at his residence.

Randy Marshall Aldridge, age 73, of NC Highway 105 South, Boone, husband of Margie Aldridge, passed away Tuesday morning, February 11, 2020, at Watauga Medical Center.

James Arthur Garris, age 94, of Traphill, passed away Sunday, February 9, 2020 at Woltz Hospice Home.

Rita Woodward Godwin Smith Denton, 90, born in Fort Worth, Texas, January 11, 1930, died February 11, 2020 in Vero Beach, Florida.

Jesse Carson Church, age 83, of North Wilkesboro, passed away, Saturday, February 8, 2020 at his home.

Harriet Carolyn Browning Davant of Blowing Rock, NC passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on February 9, 2020 at The Foley Center at Chestnut Ridge in Blowing Rock.