Obituaries (Funeral Homes)

Terry Lee Calvert, age 67, of Linville, North Carolina passed away on Friday, March 29, 2019 in Marion, NC.

Kyle Evan Hartman, age 33, of Lenoir, passed away Thursday, March 28, 2019.

Aaron Ashley Garrison, age 35, beloved son, brother, and uncle went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, suddenly Saturday morning, March 30, 2019, while visiting Phoenix, Arizona.

Clyde B. Byrd, Sr., age 94, of Castle Ford Road, Todd, passed away Monday morning, April 1, 2019, at W.G. Hefner VA Medical Center in Salisbury, North Carolina.

Douglas Arthur Merkel, age 65, of Vilas Overlook, passed away Saturday, March 30, 2019, in Phoenix, Arizona.

Mary Icenhour Ellison, age 96, of Grady Winkler Road, Boone, passed away Monday morning, April 1, 2019, at Glenbridge Health and Rehabilitation in Boone.

Lois Young Gunter, age 94, of Spruce Pine, died Saturday, March 30, 2019 at Brian Center Health and Rehab in Spruce Pine.

Madelyon Reece Harmon, age 79, of Flat Springs Road, Elk Park, passed away Sunday morning, March 31, 2019, at Life Care Center of Banner Elk.

Gary Eldreth also known as Hub, age 57 of Lansing died Thursday night, March 28, 2019 at Forsyth Medical Center.

Pastor Jack Story, of Michigan, a native and former resident of Watauga County, passed away Sunday, March 31, 2019.