Obituaries (Funeral Homes)

Janis Pittman Griffith, age 76, of Wildwood Lane in Spruce Pine, died Monday, July 1, 2019 at her home.

Joe Biddix, age 87, of Altapass Highway in Spruce Pine, died peacefully on July 2, 2019 at his home surrounded by his family.

Jack Coffey, age 87, of Linville Falls, North Carolina passed away on Saturday, June 29, 2019 at the Life Care Center of Banner Elk, NC.

Sara Lizabeth Kearney, age 15 of 162 Rector Road, Ennice, NC passed away Sunday, June 30, 2019.

Sandra Taylor Harris, age 61 of Newland, North Carolina passed away Saturday, June 29, 2019 at her home.

Karen Marie Roush Houck, age 63, of West Jefferson passed away Monday evening, July 1, 2019 at her home from abdominal cancer.

Jean Greene Hayes of Elizabethton, formerly of Boone, passed away Sunday morning, June 30, 2019.

Donald Scott Lathrop, age 68, of Shady Valley, Tennessee, passed away in his home on June 30, 2019.

Alfred Smith Rominger, age 95, of Banner Elk, passed away Sunday morning, June 30, 2019 at his residence.

Michaella Margret Hanifan, “Meme”, died in an automobile accident in Napa, California, on Sunday, June 23 at the age of 18.