Obituaries (Funeral Homes)

Fred West Lowe, 93, earned his heavenly wings when he died peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, at his Banner Elk home on Sept. 22, 2017

Mrs. Wanda Harmon Vines, age 76, of Sugar Grove, passed away Saturday evening, September 23, 2017 at Watauga Medical Center.

Mrs. Mary Louise Swift Norris, age 76, of North Fork Road, Zionville, passed away Friday afternoon, September 22, 2017 at Watauga Medical Center.

Douglas Cooper, age 63, of Hickory, passed away Saturday, September 23, 2017 at Catawba Memorial Hospital.

Stephen G. "Steve" Ruppard, age 59, of Bubba Drive, Zionville, passed away Saturday evening, September 23, 2017, at Watauga Medical Center.