Obituaries (Funeral Homes)

Joanne had a steadfast believe in God and no matter what befell her, she had faith that it was part of Gods’ plan for her.

Timothy Dean Porter, age 57, of Roaring River, passed away Monday, March 16, 2020 at Forsyth Medical Center.

Dallas D. "Dal" Lassen, a resident of Ashe County, NC for 30 years, died on March 17 in his Ashe Lake home, surrounded by loving family members.

Jim Gouge, age 83, a resident of Spruce Pine, died Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at Blue Ridge Regional Hospital in Spruce Pine after a two year battle with various health issues.

Charles “Dean” Church, a resident of Boone, NC passed away March 14, 2020 at the Watauga Medical Center.

Linda Gail Vance, age 73, of Elk Park, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, March 16, 2020.

Ralph Matheson, 72, of Doe Valley, Tennessee, went home to be with the Lord on Monday March 16, 2020 at his residence.

Tammy Miller Tester, age 50, of Grandin Road, Lenoir, a native and former resident of Watauga County, passed away Monday morning, March 16, 2020, at Wake Forest Baptist Center in Winston-Salem.

Gerard Thomas Granger, better known as "Jerry" age 69, of Lansing passed away Sunday afternoon, March 15, 2020 at Forsyth Medical Center.

Martha Glenn Ward, age 77, of Lower Rush Branch Road, Sugar Grove, passed away Monday afternoon, March 16, 2020, at Johnson City Medical Center in Johnson City, Tennessee.