Obituaries (Funeral Homes)

John “Gary” Vannoy, Sr., age 79, of Millers Creek, passed away Sunday, March 15, 2020 at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.

Woodrow Lovette, age 84, of Millers Creek, passed away Thursday, March 12, 2020 at his home.

On Saturday, March 14, 2020, Jimmy L. Hicks, age 82, a lifelong resident of Elk Park, N.C. passed from this earthly home to his eternal home in heaven due to complications of Parkinson Disease.

Thomas Gary Nichols, age 45, of Maryland, formerly of Wilkes County, passed away Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at his home.

Jack Robert Hicks, 77, of Elk Park, NC passed away on Wednesday, March 11, 2020.

Raymond Carl Roark, age 78 of West Jefferson, died Monday, March 16, 2020 at Ashe Memorial Hospital.

Steve Allen Singleton, age 68, of Spruce Pine passed away Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at Blue Ridge Regional Hospital.

Connie Lee Jackson Blevins, age 73 of Lansing passed away Saturday, March 14, 2020 at Forsyth Medical Center.

Herman Karl Dietrich, Jr., age 91, of Columbus, Ohio and Zionville, North Carolina, passed away Wednesday March 11, 2020 at his home in Zionville.

Frances Nelle Hobson Willis, age 77, of Penland, died Sunday, March 15, 2020 at Burke Hospice and Palliative Care in Valdese.