Obituaries (Funeral Homes)

Raydell Billings Blackburn, age 80, of Mulberry, passed away Sunday, February 9, 2020 at Wake Forest Baptist Health-Wilkes Regional.

Julie Christine Minton, age 50, of North Wilkesboro, passed away Thursday, February 6, 2020 at her home.

Eunice Nellie McCoury, age 94, of Senia, passed away on Friday, February 7, 2020 at Brooks- Howell Home in Asheville, NC.

Mamie "Nell" Osborne, formerly of N. Wilkesboro, is heaven bound after spending 91 years on earth as a loving daughter, sister, mother of five and grandma to many.

Billie Ware "Nee Naw" Burleson, age 90, of Newland, North Carolina passed away on Thursday, February 6, 2020 at her daughter's residence.

Thomas Jack Bledsoe, better known as Jackie, age 52 of Todd, died Thursday, February 6, 2020 at his home.

Howard Ray Smith, age 88, of Pineola, North Carolina passed away on Thursday, February 6, 2020 at his home.

Ricky Buchanan, age 59, of Washburn Road in Spruce Pine went into the arms of his Lord and Savior on Sunday, February 9, 2020.

Harley Gordon Jones, age 75, of Banner Elk, North Carolina passed away on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at Life Care Center of Banner Elk in Banner Elk, NC.

‘Pepsi’ Jack Young, named George Homer Young, Jr. by his mother and nicknamed, Jack by his father was born December 9, 1926 in Mitchell County.