Obituaries (Funeral Homes)

Mason Carpenter, age 91, of Stamey Branch Road in Newland went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, January 12, 2020 at his home surrounded by his daughters.

Jean Willis, 83, longtime resident of Bakersville, NC, died on January 11, 2019, in Spruce Pine, North Carolina, at the age of 83 after a period of declining health.

Ted Carlisle Nelson, age 87, of Hays, passed away Thursday, January 9, 2020 at his home.

Kenneth Gordon Davenport was born on July 18, 1939, in Hot Springs, NC., the son of The late Charles C. Davenport and Viola M. Pittman Davenport.

Wilma Lynne Morris Rees, age 81, of Noel Drive, Blowing Rock, passed away Wednesday morning, January 8, 2020, at her home.

Michael Richard Allen, age 70, died at his home on January 6, 2020 in Mansfield, TX due to natural causes.

Lisa Dawn Griffitts Ward, age 52, of Jefferson passed away on Saturday, January 4, 2020 at Ashe Memorial Hospital.

Mandlene Greer Morley, age 93, of Shady Valley, TN passed away Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at Johnson City Medical Center.

Bruce Blackburn, age 94, of Purlear, passed away Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at his home.

Howard Bryan Blevins, age 77, of 8890 Hwy 18 S, Laurel Springs, NC passed away Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at Alleghany Health in Sparta, NC.