Obituaries (Funeral Homes)

Michael Charles Halsey, age 61 of 311 Ballpark Road, Sparta, NC passed away Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, NC.

Francis Marion Miller, better known as “Marion” age 80, of West Jefferson passed away Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at his residence.

Mary Cathern ‘Cathie’ Tester, age 89, of Sugar Grove, North Carolina, passed away on Sunday, July 7, 2019 at her home.

Rex Clark formally of Hobbs, New Mexico and currently residing in Warsaw, NC died Saturday July 6, 2019 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice in Wilmington, NC.

Ina Mae Poe Brooks, age 92 of West Jefferson passed away the evening of Monday, July 8, 2019 at Ashe Memorial Hospital.

Ruth Donnelly Duncan, age 94, of Hwy 88, Zionville, the Sutherland Community, passed away Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at her home.

Pearl James Ashley, age 93 of Jefferson, died Monday, July 8, 2019 at Margate Health and Rehab Center.

Yvonne Ellison Shelton, age 74, of Main Haven Drive, Vilas, passed away Tuesday morning, July 9, 2019, at her home.

William Gregory “Pete” Howell, age 60 of Jefferson, died on Sunday, July 7, 2019 at Bristol Regional Medical Center.

Betris Ward Melton, age 89, of 746 Stony Fork Road, Deep Gap, passed away Monday, July 8, 2019 at her residence.