Obituaries (Funeral Homes)

Ronald Ned Lilly, age 75, of St. Marks Road, Lenoir, passed away Monday evening, February 11, 2019, at Glenbridge Health and Rehabilitation in Boone.

Gary Russell Norris, age 58, of US Highway 321 North, Sugar Grove, passed away Monday, February 11, 2019.

Benjamin Franklin Strickland, age 90, of Boone, passed away Friday evening, February 8, 2019 at his home.

Bernard Robert Nichols, 88, of Butler, Tennessee, passed away on February 11 in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Walter Curtis Connolly, age 96, of 232 Eastbrook Drive, Boone, passed away Monday morning, February 11, 2019, at The Foley Center at Chestnut Ridge in Blowing Rock.

Judy Warren Matheson, age 68, of Zionville, passed away Saturday evening, February 9, 2019 at her home.

Bennie Baxter Yates, age 89, of Oak Street, Boone, passed away on Monday, February 11, 2019 at his home, surrounded by his loving family.

Rebecca Becky Melinda Stines Davis, age 71, of Foscoe, passed away Saturday morning, February 9, 2019 at her home.

Bea Burleson White, age 96, of Sunshine Hill Street in Spruce Pine, passed away on Saturday, February 9, 2019 at the Brian Center Rehabilitation and Palliative Care of Spruce Pine.

William Edgar Eddie Cornett, Sr., age 73, of John Cornett Road, Vilas, passed away Friday, February 8, 2019 at his home.