Obituaries (Funeral Homes)

Mary Alma Combs Trivette, age 89, of Sugar Grove went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Thursday, February 7, 2019 at her daughter's home.

Leon D. Frye, age 73, of Wildgame Drive in Spruce Pine, the Crabtree community, died Friday, February 8, 2019 at Blue Ridge Regional Hospital in Spruce Pine.

Bobby Franklin McConnell, 86, passed away peacefully on February 6, 2019.

Johnny Dale Denny, age 64 of Warrensville, went to his Heavenly home Thursday, February 7, 2019 at his residence following a period of declining health.

Richard Edward Crisp, 64, of Holman Hill Road in Spruce Pine, the Altapass community, died Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at his home.

Alice Meserole Harmon, age 79, of Newland, North Carolina passed away on Thursday, February 7, 2019 at her home in Newland, NC.

John Kenneth Howell, age 79 of Jefferson, died Wednesday evening, February 6, 2019 at Margate Health and Rehab.

Reverend Melvin Ralph Hodges, age 78, of Vilas, passed away Thursday morning, February 7, 2019 at his home.

Wilma Wheeler Greene, age 79, of Idlewild Road, Fleetwood, passed away Tuesday morning, February 5, 2019, at her home.

Billy Dean Ward, age 65 of Vilas, passed away Tuesday, February 5, 2019.