Obituaries (Funeral Homes)

Tony Edward Norris, age 65, of Boone, passed away peacefully at home Saturday, May 1, 2021, after a brief illness.

James Robert Melton, age 75, of Hodges Gap Road, Boone, passed away Friday morning, April 30, 2021 at Catawba County Medical Center in Hickory.

Brenda Sue Brown Coffey, age 63, of Fleetwood, passed away Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at Watauga Medical Center.

June Dowling Garlock, age 83, of Boone, passed away Wednesday morning, April 28, 2021 at her home.

Michelle Annette Ligon 61 of Boone died Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at her residence. Born March 26th, 1960 she was the daughter of Jimmy Glass and Peggy Lee Glass.

Watauga County Sheriff's Sergeant Christopher David Ward, age 36, of Sugar Grove, died in the line of duty, Wednesday, April 28, 2021.

Christine Miller Cole age 81 of Henry Winebarger Road, Boone passed away on Wednesday April 28,
2021 at Glenbridge Health and Rehabilitation.

Logan Shane Fox came into this world on February 8th, 1996.

Gilbert Lail, age 71, of Grande Maple Court, Todd, passed away Friday, April 30, 2021, at Watauga Medical Center.

James Carl Eldreth, age 75, of Boone passed away Tuesday April 27, 2021 at home. A son of the late James Edward and Bessie Mae Killian Eldreth he was born in Ashe County and worked as a locksmith for the State of North Carolina.