Obituaries (Funeral Homes)

Canaan Rae Hughes, 42, died Monday, November 20, 2017, at her home on Camp Creek Road, Newland.

James M. Heaton Jr., age 94, a native of Avery County, North Carolina went home to be with the Lord, on Monday, November 20, 2017. 

Ruth Bernice Ford, age 89, of Blowing Rock, passed away Sunday morning, November 19, 2017, at The Foley Center in Blowing Rock.

Agnes Neal passed away peacefully on the morning of November 17, in the presence of family. She was 93.

Sandra Ollis Benfield went to be with the Lord on November 15, 2017 after a long battle with pulmonary fibrosis.