Obituaries (Funeral Homes)

John L. "Jack" Porth, age 81, of Lima, New York, a former resident of Blowing Rock, passed away November 4, 2017, at his home in Lima.

Johnnie Baker Jones (J.B.) age 80 of 249 Little Laurel Road, Boone NC went to be with his Heavenly Father on Saturday, June 30th.

Helen Estelle Spaulding Smith joined her Lord and Savior on July 1, 2018 with family by her side at Rosehill Retirement Community, in Marion, NC.

Smith Glenn Storey, 94, of Elk Park North Carolina, passed away on June 30, 2018 peacefully in his home

Mae Freeman Fortner, 99, a former teacher, principal, supervisor and assistant superintendent in the Mitchell County Schools, died Sunday, July 1, at Brooks-Howell Home in Asheville.