Obituaries (Funeral Homes)

Mrs. Juanita Miller Norris, age 90, of Hardin Road, Boone, passed away Wednesday evening, October 2, 2019 at her residence.

Barbara Jean Howell, age 80, of Ferguson, daughter of the late Lida R. Testerman and the late Clyde S. Testerman, went home to be with our Lord and Savior on October 1, 2019.

Mrs. Mary Catherine Roten Bare, age 83, of West Jefferson passed away Monday night, September 30, 2019 at Ashe Memorial Hospital.

James Kenneth Kennedy, age 54, of Indian Trail, passed away Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at the home of his parents.

Boyd “Bud” Earl Herman, age 71 of Blountville, TN passed away on Thursday, September 26, 2019 at Signature Healthcare in Elizabethton, TN.

Bob Osborne, age 87, of North Wilkesboro, passed away Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at Forsyth Medical Center.

Jacqueline (Jackie) Kueber Du Sold passed away May 18, 2019 at Mason Christian Village nursing home in Mason, Ohio at the age of 88.

Randall Scott “Freebird” Combs, age 47, of West Jefferson, passed away September 30, 2019 at Ashe Memorial Hospital.

Shirley Arrowood Hise, age 69, of Mitchell County, went home to be with the Lord on October 1, 2019, at the Mitchell House in Spruce Pine, following a long, tough fight with cancer. Born January 13, 1950, she was the daughter of the late Marba and Francis Arrowood of the Buladean community.

Mr. Ronnie Harrison McCoy, better known as "Ron" age 71, of West Jefferson passed away Monday night, September 30, 2019 at Forsyth Medical Center.