Obituaries (Funeral Homes)

Sophia Janette Ward, age 73, of Millers Creek, passed away Saturday, January 26, 2019 at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.

Melissa Lou Irwin, age 45, daughter of MGySgt John U. Irwin, Jr., USMC (Ret) and Jean Ann Rankin Irwin, passed away January 27, 2019 at Wayne UNC Health Care in Goldsboro, NC.

Joseph Tyler Shumate, age 22, of North Wilkesboro, passed away Thursday, January 24, 2019 at his home.

Margie Marie Pennington Wagoner, age 76 of Laurel Springs, NC passed away Saturday, January 26, 2019.

Edna Irene Taylor, age 93, of 919 Medical Park Drive, Mountain City, Tennessee, surrounded by her family, passed away on Thursday, January 24, 2019, in the Mountain City Care Center.

Peggy Testerman Bledsoe, age 69 of Todd, NC passed away Thursday, January 24, 2019 at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem, NC.

Olan Bentley of Shady Valley, beloved husband, father, grandfather, uncle and friend passed away January 23rd at his home.

Gregory Taylor age 55, of Granite Falls, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, January 22, 2019.

Comey Lee Cole Rash Reeves, age 92, of Newland, North Carolina passed away on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at The Waters at Roan Highlands Nursing Center in Roan Mountain, TN.

Pauline Presnell Millsaps, age 94, of Smith Henson Road, Sugar Grove, loving wife for 75 years of Arvel Millsaps, went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Friday morning, January 25, 2019, at her home.