Obituaries (Funeral Homes)

James Michael (MIKE) Townsend, age 64, Old Hartley Road, Banner Elk, passed away Monday afternoon, January 7, 2019 at his home. 

Dennis Wayne Bottomley, age 73 of 8701 Glade Valley Road, Ennice, NC passed away Monday, January 7, 2019 at Woltz Hospice Home in Dobson, NC.

Reverend Gilbert A. Ward, age 88, of Vilas, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at his residence.

Carol Johnson Kennedy, age 74, of Hays, passed away Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at her home, surrounded by her husband, children and family.

Hessie Barker Lewis, age, 96 of Jefferson, died Monday, January 7, 2019 at Ashe Memorial Hospital.

Kayla Melissa Dubuque, age 25, of North Wilkesboro, passed away, Sunday, January 6, 2019.

Daniel J. Mitchell, age 48, of Zionville, passed away Friday, January 4, 2019.

Cary Jan Pitman, age 47, of Vance Farm Road in Spruce Pine, the Halltown community, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at her home.

Howard Keith Blevins, age 74, of Shady Valley, TN lost his battle with cancer on Thursday, January 3, 2019 surrounded by his loving family.

Bernice Watson, age 91, of Boone passed away Monday, January 7, 2019 at Glenbridge Health Care.