Obituaries (Funeral Homes)

John Andrew Weaver, Jr. passed away Monday, March 25, 2019 at Forest Ridge Assisted Living Center in the presence of his family, friends and God.

Rosa Irene Grindstaff Ward, age 93, passed away on March 26, 2019, at Mountain City Care Center.

Ruth Miriam Margarete Schoenlank Vazquez died peacefully, at home surrounded by three generations of family, on March 23, 2019.

Christopher Harold Owens, age 47, of Newland, North Carolina passed away on Friday, March 22, 2019 at his home in Newland, NC.

Catherine “Kathie” Cecilia Zigli, age 76, of Ellison Run, Charleston, South Carolina, formerly of Boone, passed away Wednesday, March 20, 2019.

JoAn Robertson, age 95, of Newland, North Carolina died on Thursday, March 21, 2019 at her residence in Land Harbor after enduring several surgeries at Johnson City Medical Center for continued dislocation of her left knee.

Velma Rose Combs Burnley, first woman mayor of Boone, North Carolina credited with putting Boone on the map with her economic development, died March 19, 2019 at Sardis Oaks Retirement Center in Charlotte at the age of 97.

Ellen Doris Dulac 76 of Newland NC passed away at her home on March 21,2019.

Earl ‘Sonny’ Burleson, Jr., age 74, of Pine Run Root Road in Spruce Pine, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, March 22, 2019 at his home.

Mary Lou Main Eldreth, age 81, of Longhope Road, Todd, passed away Saturday evening, March 23, 2019 at Watauga Medical Center in Boone.