Obituaries (Funeral Homes)

Catherine “Kathie” Cecilia Zigli, age 76, of Ellison Run, Charleston, South Carolina, formerly of Boone, passed away Wednesday, March 20, 2019.

Velma Rose Combs Burnley, first woman mayor of Boone, North Carolina credited with putting Boone on the map with her economic development, died March 19, 2019 at Sardis Oaks Retirement Center in Charlotte at the age of 97.

Worth Glyda Nichols, age 83 of Creston, died Saturday afternoon, March 23, 2019 at his home.

Earl ‘Sonny’ Burleson, Jr., age 74, of Pine Run Root Road in Spruce Pine, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, March 22, 2019 at his home.

Louise Osborne Bullard, age 87, of North Wilkesboro, passed away, Sunday, March 24, 2019 at Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital.