Obituaries (Funeral Homes)

Carolyn Naftel Powell, age 92, of Boone, passed away Thursday, June 11, 2020 at The Foley Center.

Roetta Potter Harmon, better known as 'ROE', age 66, of George Wilson Road, Boone, passed away Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at Watauga Medical Center.

Marc Clayton Shockley, age 48, of Beaver Dam Road, Vilas passed away Saturday, June 6, 2020 at the Johnson City Medical Center in Tennessee.

Gladys Hawkins Johnson, age 90, of North Wilkesboro, passed away Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at Wilkes Health and Rehabilitation.

Linda Lyle Wilcox, age 75, of Charlotte, formerly of Ashe County passed away Wednesday morning, June 10, 2020 at Atrium Health in Pineville, NC.

David Bieri, age 96, of Charlotte, passed away Wednesday, June 10, 2020 in Vilas.

John Edwards “Coach” Watts died unexpectedly on Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at Forsyth Memorial Hospital, Winston Salem, NC.

Lester D. Cook, age 78, of Silverstone Road, Zionville, passed away Tuesday morning, June 9, 2020, at his home.

Maggie Mays Sturgill, age 89 of Laurel Springs, N.C. passed away Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at Genesis HealthCare-Alleghany Center in Sparta, N.C.

Bonnie Moore Murphy, 83, of Vilas, NC, formerly of Nashville, died Tuesday June 9, 2020 at her residence.