Obituaries (Funeral Homes)

Tammy Miller Tester, age 50, of Grandin Road, Lenoir, a native and former resident of Watauga County, passed away Monday morning, March 16, 2020, at Wake Forest Baptist Center in Winston-Salem.

Martha Glenn Ward, age 77, of Lower Rush Branch Road, Sugar Grove, passed away Monday afternoon, March 16, 2020, at Johnson City Medical Center in Johnson City, Tennessee.

Ruth Helena Stanley Gambill of Jefferson, North Carolina passed away on March 12, 2020.

Dallas D. "Dal" Lassen, a resident of Ashe County, NC for 30 years, died on March 17 in his Ashe Lake home, surrounded by loving family members.

Mrs. Mary Lou Richardson Ham, age 95, of Lansing, died Thursday afternoon, March 12, 2020 at Forest Ridge Assisted Living.

Charles “Dean” Church, a resident of Boone, NC passed away March 14, 2020 at the Watauga Medical Center.

Eileen Patricia Persson Crouse, age 60 of Cana, VA passed away Thursday, March 12, 2020.

Ralph Matheson, 72, of Doe Valley, Tennessee, went home to be with the Lord on Monday March 16, 2020 at his residence.

Jerry Thomas Austin, age 69 of Kernersville, NC passed away March 12, 2020 at Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home in Winston-Salem, NC.

Gerard Thomas Granger, better known as "Jerry" age 69, of Lansing passed away Sunday afternoon, March 15, 2020 at Forsyth Medical Center.