Obituaries (Funeral Homes)

On an unseasonably warm and beautiful Sunday morning, February 28, 2021, Mr. James Radford McQueen, Jr. of 159 North Street in Boone, NC, walked unaided, peacefully and joyfully into his heavenly father’s arms.

Mary Jane Underwood Snyder, age 78 of Roaring River passed away Friday, February 26, 2021 at Westwood Hills Health and Rehabilitation.

We are saddened to announce the passing of 3 month old Noah Lee Osborne on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 who passed away suddenly at his residence.

Bruce Roscoe Boulanger, age 63, of Jacksonville, Florida and native of Boone, NC, died Tuesday, February 23, 2021 in Jacksonville.

Marilyn Faye Cope age 68 of West Jefferson passed away Thursday morning at Glenbridge Nursing Home.

Dr. John Lane Idol, Jr., age 88, son of John Lane and Annie Watson Idol, passed away on February 26, 2021 at Appalachian Brian Estates in Boone, North Carolina.

Charles Welborn Joyce, 75, entered his heavenly home on Thursday, February 25, 2021. He and his wife, Ann reside in West Jefferson, North Carolina.

Richard Michael "Rick" Goodman, age 73 of Boone, passed away Friday, February 26, 2021 at his home.

Braxton Wayne Walker, infant son of Wayne and Brittany Walker, passed away Saturday, February 27, 2021 at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.

Noah Michael Scully, age 22, of Valley Creek Lane, Banner Elk, the Foscoe community, passed away February 25, 2021.