Obituaries (Funeral Homes)

Tommy Murphy, age 67, of Crabtree Road in Spruce Pine, died Thursday, January 4, 2018 at the Memorial Campus of Mission Hospitals in Asheville

Virginia Stewart Jones, age 87, of Spruce Pine died Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at Brian Center Health and Rehab in Spruce Pine.

Mildred Kate Blanton Hartley, of Newland, N.C., passed away on Sunday, December 31, 2017.

Michael Gray ‘Mike’ Duncan, age 61, of Bidfield Ridge Road in Spruce Pine, died Monday, January 1, 2018 at his home.

Rabon Linney Braswell , 78 , of Newland, North Carolina passed away on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at Life Care Center of Banner Elk

Edward Holcomb, age 62 of Lakeland, Florida died unexpectedly Friday, December 29, 2017 while vacationing in Banner Elk, NC.

Margaret Eleanor Evaul, age 98 of Newland, North Carolina passed away on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at Cannon Memorial Hospital in Linville, NC.

Ruth Laughlin, age 82, of Boone, passed away Monday, December 25, 2017, at Watauga Medical Center.

Mr. Stephen Lyle Farthing, age 45, of Banner Elk, died Tuesday, January 2, 2018 a Johnson City Medical Center.

Harry Dion Bare, age 88, of Elk Park, North Carolina passed away on Sunday, December 31, 2017 at his home.