Obituaries (Funeral Homes)

James William Fox, age 73, of Highway 105 South, Banner Elk, the Foscoe community, passed away Thursday afternoon, July 5, 2018 at the Foley Center.

Bertie Evelyn “Toogie” Wiseman Phillips, age 82, of Bob Taylor Lane in Newland, died Wednesday, July 4, 2018 at the Blue Ridge Regional Hospital.

Grace D. Woods, age 69, of Stanley, NC, died Tuesday, July 3, 2018 in Spruce Pine.

Billy ‘Bo’ Hoyle, age 68, of Rabbit Hop Road in Spruce Pine, died Wednesday, July 4, 2018 at the Brian Center Health & Rehab in Spruce Pine.

Herbert Garland Day Jr., better know as Cotton, died Sunday July 1, 2018 at Ashe Assisted Living.