Obituaries (Funeral Homes)

Jean Miller Beach, age 79, of Russell Beach Road, Vilas, passed away Monday morning, April 16, 2018, at Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home in Winston-Salem.

Mrs. Ruth Virginia Wilcox Hicks, age 83, of 246 Dusty Road, Boone, passed away Friday, April 13, 2018 in Orlando, Florida.

Roger Allen Taylor, age 60, of Bob Taylor Road in Newland, died Friday, April 13, 2018 at the Memorial Campus of Mission Hospitals in Asheville.

Mr. James Corey Kidder, age 46, of Vilas passed away Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at Watauga Medical Center.

Phyllis Blackwelder, age 82, formerly of Old Hanging Rock Road in Newland, died Friday, April 13, 2018 at the Mitchell House in Spruce Pine where she had most recently resided.