Obituaries (Funeral Homes)

Ina Ruth Phillips East, age 100, of Ashe County, passed away Saturday morning, January 12, 2019 at Forest Ridge Assisted Living.

Franklin Junior (FRANK) Canter, age 80, of Boone, passed away Wednesday afternoon, January 9, 2019 at Glenbridge Health and Rehabilitation.

Spencer Christman Sweeting Klingeman, age 30, died in a motor vehicle accident in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, on December 21, 2018.

Reba Farthing passed away at her home on January 9, 2019 with her family by her side.

Robert (BO) Bowman, 67, of Boone, NC, finished his earthly rounds on Saturday, January 5, 2019.

Marjorie Miller Gaffney, age 92, of 211 Milton Brown Heirs Road, Boone, passed away Wednesday morning, January 9, 2019, at Glenbridge Health and Rehabilitation in Boone.

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

JoAnn Brinegar Upchurch Johnson, age 77 of 1405 Hwy 18 N. Sparta, NC passed away Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at her residence.

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.

Jerry Wayne Absher age 71 of Jefferson passed away, Monday, January 7, 2019 at his home.