Obituaries (Funeral Homes)

Lloyd Ralph Wiseman, age 67, of Bob Taylor Road in Newland, died Monday, June 11, 2018 at Blue Ridge Regional Hospital in Spruce Pine.

Susan Horton, age 60, of 1259 Bel Air Drive, Santa Barbara, California, passed away Friday, June 15, 2018, at Serenity House in Santa Barbara.

William "Rannie" Ford, age 70, of Friendship Church Road, Boone, passed away Thursday evening, June 14, 2018, after a brief illness. He was of the Baptist faith.

Natalie S. Smith, 85, of Boone, NC passed away peacefully on Friday, June 15, 2018 at home with her family by her side.

Jewel Hayes Watson, age 81, of US Highway 421 North, Vilas, passed away Friday afternoon, June 15, 2018 at Watauga Medical Center.