Obituaries (Funeral Homes)

Carolyn Gurley, age 80, of Snow Creek Road in Bakersville, died Saturday, January 26, 2019 at Brian Center Health & Rehab in Spruce Pine.

Etta Sue Harrold, age 84, of Hays, passed away Sunday at her home.

Peggy Testerman Bledsoe, age 69 of Todd, NC passed away Thursday, January 24, 2019 at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem, NC.

Raymond Marlow, age 58, of North Wilkesboro, received his eternal healing on January 26, 2019 after a valiantly fought battle against cancer.

Gregory Taylor age 55, of Granite Falls, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, January 22, 2019.

Sophia Janette Ward, age 73, of Millers Creek, passed away Saturday, January 26, 2019 at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.

Pauline Presnell Millsaps, age 94, of Smith Henson Road, Sugar Grove, loving wife for 75 years of Arvel Millsaps, went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Friday morning, January 25, 2019, at her home.

Melissa Lou Irwin, age 45, daughter of MGySgt John U. Irwin, Jr., USMC (Ret) and Jean Ann Rankin Irwin, passed away January 27, 2019 at Wayne UNC Health Care in Goldsboro, NC.

Joseph Tyler Shumate, age 22, of North Wilkesboro, passed away Thursday, January 24, 2019 at his home.

Margie Marie Pennington Wagoner, age 76 of Laurel Springs, NC passed away Saturday, January 26, 2019.