Obituaries (Funeral Homes)

Mrs. Alma Benfield, 102, of Crossnore, the Altamont Community, passed away on Friday, February 17, 2017 at her residence.

Hildred Maltba Holtsclaw, age 69, of Newland passed away on February 14, 2017 at Cannon Memorial Hospital.

Reginald Ray "Sam" Wiseman, Jr., 83, passed away in the home with his family by his side on February 27, 2017.

Allen Burl Farmer, age 68, of Banner Elk passed away on February 12, 2017 at his residence.

 John Johnny L. McElyea, of Camp Joy Road, Zionville, entered in to eternal rest on Tuesday afternoon, February 28, 2017, at the Watauga Medical Center surrounded by his family and friends.