Obituaries (Funeral Homes)

Brent Evan Payne, age 64, of Foscoe, passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at Caldwell Hospice And Palliative Care in Lenoir.

Ruth Murray Fender, age 94 of Laurel Springs, NC passed away Thursday, May 16, 2019 at her residence.

Vicky McKinney Byrd, age 54, of Barney McKinney Road in Spruce Pine, died Monday, May 13, 2019 at Blue Ridge Regional Hospital in Spruce Pine.

Brett Taylor Summey, Sr., 83, of West Jefferson, NC was called home on May 16, 2019 surrounded by his loving family.

Jesse Dean Miller, better known as J.D., age 68 of Crumpler, North Carolina died Monday morning, May 13, 2019 at Ashe Memorial Hospital.

Glenn Ray Triplett, also known as Bull, age 75, of Vilas, passed away Sunday morning, May 12, 2019 at his home.

Ruth Madline Stanley, age 90, of North Wilkesboro, passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at Wake Forest Baptist Health-Wilkes Regional.

Doris Jacklin Smith, age 100, of Boone, passed away Wednesday morning, May 15, 2019, at Deerfield Ridge Assisted Living in Boone.

David Earl Lewis, better known as “Earl” age 79, of Creston passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2019 afternoon at Ashe Memorial Hospital.

Renee Ann Shore, age 38, of Boone, passed away May 11, 2019. at her home.