Obituaries (Funeral Homes)

William Lee "Bill" Winkler, Sr., age 82, of Bear Pen Ridge Park Road, Blowing Rock, passed away Thursday afternoon, August 8, 2019, at his home.

Mark Stephen "Steve" Little, age 57, of Laurel Creek Road, Banner Elk, passed away Wednesday, August 7, 2019.

Jerry Edward Hawkins, age 78 of 5814 Pine Swamp Road, Sparta, NC passed away Saturday, August 10, 2019 at his residence.

Annabel Gilbert, age 83, of Lee Wyatt Road in Spruce Pine, died Thursday, August 8, 2019 at Blue Ridge Regional Hospital in Spruce Pine following a short illness.

Lloyd Connie Chappell, Jr., better known as Jr., age 82 of 1293 Glade Creek School Road, Ennice, NC passed away Friday, August 9, 2019 at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem, NC.

Evans Barkley Norcross, age 96 of Taylorsville, formerly of West Jefferson, died Friday, August 9, 2019.

Charles Franklin Irwin, age 58 of 267 Spicer Mountain Road, Sparta, NC passed away Thursday, August 8, 2019 at Alleghany Memorial Hospital in Sparta, NC.

Hollis Dwayne Faw, age 58, of Millers Creek, passed away Thursday, August 8, 2019 at his home.

Dwight Alan Carson, age 64, of Crumpler passed away Saturday morning, August 10, 2019 at Margate Health & Rehab Center.

Archie Paul Miller, age 66, of Millers Creek, passed away Thursday, August 8, 2019 at SECU Hospice Home in Yadkinville.