September 05, 2015
Obituaries

TED STEVENSON
Ted Stevenson, 84, went home to be with his Savior on Friday, July 24, 2015 at home. Born March 22, 1931 he was a native of Mitchell County. He was the son of the late Joe and Electa Stevenson. He ...
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JUNE SLAGLE
ARDEN – June Blackburn Slagle, 75, of Arden, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at her home. A native of Mitchell County, Mrs. Slagle had resided in Swain County before moving to Bunco...
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EDITH HODGES MCKINNEY
BAKERSVILLE – Edith Hodges McKinney, 95, of Salemtowne Retirement Community, died on Saturday, July 11, 2015 at Baptist Medical Center. Born on March 3, 1920, in Horry County, S.C., she was the dau...
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GRACE MCKINNEY BUCHANAN
BURNSVILLE - Grace McKinney Buchanan, 74, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at Duke University Hospital. A native of Yancey County, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and J...
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BETTY JO BRYDGE
SPRUCE PINE – Betty Jo Brydge (nee Hopson), 73, affectionately known to her family as “Ma” or “Ma Betty Jo”, died Friday, July 10, 2015 at home with her family at her side after a long battle with ...
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TOBY RAY SHOOK
ARDEN - Toby Ray “PawPaw” Shook, 82, formerly of Spruce Pine, passed away Friday, July 3, 2015 at the N.C. State Veterans Nursing Home. A native of Newton, he had resided in Spruce Pine prior to mo...
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VIRGINIA HUGHES
SPRUCE PINE - Virginia Hughes, 82, of Duke Franklin Road in Spruce Pine died Thursday, July 9, 2015 peacefully surrounded by her family. Born on April 29, 1933 in Black Mountain, she was the daught...
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HAROLD FRANCIS PERRY
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - Harold “Hal” Francis Perry, 86, passed away Saturday, June 27, 2015. He was from Collingswood, N.J. He graduated from Collingswood High School, class of 1946. He obtained a Bu...
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RONALD DEAN PETERSON
GREEN MOUNTAIN - Ronald Dean Peterson, 75, passed away on Wednesday, July 8, 2015. He was the son of the late Bob and Frances Barnett Peterson. He was a member of Bailey Brethren Church and he was ...
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GEORGIA W. GILES
NEWTON - Georgia Wise Giles, 92, passed away on Friday, July 10, 2015. Funeral services were held on Monday, July 13 at 2 p.m. in the Heritage House at Cavin-Cook Funeral Home with the Revs. Roger ...
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JUDY P. STAMEY
LINVILLE FALLS - Judy Pyatte Stamey, 64, of N.C. 183, died Monday, July 6, 2015. Funeral services were held Friday, July 10, at 7:30 p.m. in the chapel of Webb Funeral Home in Spruce Pine. Gravesid...
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HAROLD FRANCIS PERRY
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - Harold “Hal” Francis Perry, 86, passed away Saturday, June 27, 2015. He was from Collingswood, N.J. He graduated from Collingswood High School, class of 1946. He obtained a Bu...
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JOHNNIE C. LOWERY
SPRUCE PINE - Johnnie Calvin Lowery, 61, of Loop Road in Spruce Pine, died Friday, June 26, 2015 at Brian Center Health and Rehabilitation Center in Spruce Pine. Born on June 12, 1954 in Mitchell C...
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TIMOTHY RAY WYATT
BURNSVILLE - Timothy “Tim” Ray Wyatt, 56, died Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at the Memorial Mission Hospital campus in Asheville. Born on July 14, 1958 in Yancey County, he was the son of the late DeWit...
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JOHNNY C. INGRAM
BAKERSVILLE - Johnny Clayton Ingram, 58, of N.C. Hwy. 226-North, died on Monday, June 22, 2015 at the home of his brother in Spruce Pine. Funeral services were held on Wednesday, June 24, at 2 p.m....
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SCOTTY O. PRITCHARD
NEWLAND - Scotty Otis Pritchard, 71, of Hemlock Drive, died on Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at the Blue Ridge Regional Hospital in Spruce Pine. Born on Aug. 18, 1943 in Avery County, he was the son of ...
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VANCE ZEBULON MCKINNEY
BAKERSVILLE - Vance Zebulon McKinney, 86, of the Cane Creek community, passed away on Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at his home. He was the son of the late Zebulon Vance and Lilly Wilson McKinney and the ...
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VIVIAN ANN HUMPHREY
SPRUCE PINE - Vivian Ann Humphrey, 87, of Dawsonville, Ga., passed away with her family at her side on June 24, 2015 following a car accident on June 11. Vi was born on August 4, 1927 in Monserrat,...
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WILLIAM BYRD
BAKERSVILLE - William Byrd, 39, of the Glen Ayre community, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, June 24, 2015. A native of Buladean, he was raised by his grandparents, Irene Byrd and the la...
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DONALD CLARKE HENDERSON JR.
LITTLE SWITZERLAND - Donald Clarke Henderson Jr., 78, passed away peacefully surrounded by his friends and family in his home on Friday, June 12, 2015. He was born on Sept. 2, 1936 to the late Dona...
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WANDA “FAYE” STREET
SPRUCE PINE - Wanda “Faye” Ray Street, 78, of Hwy. 226, died Thursday, June 25, 2015 at her residence. Born on June 18, 1937 in Yancey County, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Fannie Jan...
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HENERY KENNETH BENNETT
POPLAR - Henery Kenneth Bennett, 74, died Sunday, June 14, 2015. A native of Mitchell County, he was the son of the late Harold and Nora Peterson Bennett. He was also preceded in death by a grandso...
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BILL LEAVELL
SPRUCE PINE - William A. “Bill” Leavell, III, 62, passed away Monday, June 15, 2015 at the Yancey House having fought a valiant battle with Alzhiemers. Bill is preceded in death by all his grandpar...
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LENA BELLE BUCHANAN
SPRUCE PINE - Lena Belle Buchanan, 93, of Phillips Lane, died Saturday, June 13, 2015 at Brookside Rehabilitation and Care in Burnsville. Funeral services were held on Thursday, June 18, at 2 p.m. ...
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MARY ADCOX BAREFOOT
LUMBERTON - Mary Adcox Barefoot, 72, passed away at her residence on Thursday, June 18, 2015. The family received friends on Saturday, June 20, from 6-8 p.m. at Floyd Mortuary & Crematory, Inc. in ...
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MILDRED B. McMAHAN
SPRUCE PINE - Mildred Burleson McMahan, 81, of Hoot Owl Road, in the Estatoe community, died on Thursday, June 11, 2015 at Blue Ridge Regional Hospital in Spruce Pine. Funeral services were held Sa...
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HEATHER CRAIG ALLEN
BAKERSVILLE - Heather Craig Allen, 35, of Penland Road, died Tuesday, June 2, 2015 at her home. Funeral services were held on Saturday, June 6, at 3 p.m. in the chapel of Webb Funeral Home with the...
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JACK OLLIS
PLUMTREE - Jack Ollis, 87, went to be with his Lord on Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at Brian Center Health and Rehab in Spruce Pine following an extended illness. Funeral services were held Saturday, J...
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FRANK TAYLOR CARPENTER
SPRUCE PINE - Frank Taylor Carpenter, 81, went home to be with the Lord and his wife on Monday, June 8, 2015. Born in Mitchell County. He was the son of the late William Carpenter and Mary Biggerst...
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JOSEPH DAVID SHEW
SPRUCE PINE - Joseph David ‘Joey’ Shew, 13, of Berry Street, died Sunday, June 7, 2015 at Blue Ridge Regional Hospital in Spruce Pine. Funeral services were held on Wednesday, June 10, at 3 p.m. at...
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SYBIL L. HALL
SPRUCE PINE - Sybil L. Hall, 87, passed away on Thursday, June 11, 2015 at Franklin Woods Community Hospital. A native of Yancey County, she was the daughter of the late Halvey H. and Annie Gouge L...
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HERMA MAE THOMAS HOWELL
SPRUCE PINE - Herma Mae Thomas Howell, 92, of Spruce Pine, North Carolina, died on June 7th 2015. She was surrounded by her family as she peacefully traveled to her heavenly home. Herma was precede...
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PHYLLIS S. HENSON
SPRUCE PINE - Phyllis Styles Henson, 80, of Altapass Road, died Friday, June 5, 2015 at Blue Ridge Regional Hospital in Spruce Pine. Funeral services were held Wednesday, June 10, at 11 a.m. on Wed...
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NANCY F. JORDAN
CONCORD – Nancy Henline Farrington Jordan of Village Drive, passed away Saturday, June 13, 2015 at Tucker Hospice House. At Nancy’s request, there will be no services. Wilkinson Funeral Home assist...
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STANLEY LEE JORDAN
SPRUCE PINE - Stanley Lee Jordan, 52, of the Green Valley community in Spruce Pine died Thursday, June 9, 2015 at the Memorial campus of Mission Hospitals in Asheville. Funeral services were held S...
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MARKINE T. OSTLING
LITTLE SWITZERLAND - Markine Traynor Ostling, 90, of Indian River Estates, Vero Beach, Fla. and Little Switzerland, died Sunday, May 31, 2015 at Indian River Medical Center in Vero Beach. She passe...
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ARNOLD S. PHILLIPS
BAKERSVILLE - Arnold S. (Junior) Phillips, 70, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, May 13, 2015 from the CarePartners Hospice facility in Asheville. He was the son of the late Arnold and Ma...
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HENRY M. BURLESON
BAKERSVILLE - Henry M. Burleson, 79, passed away on Saturday, June 6, 2015 at the Care Partners Hospice and Palliative Care Center in Asheville. He was the son of the late Frank and Minnie Dellinge...
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CURTIS LEE HUGHES
SPRUCE PINE - Curtis Lee Hughes, 47, of the Pine Branch community, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, June 1, 2015 at Memorial Mission Campus. A native of Yancey County, he was the son of Pat...
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GENEVA M. MILLER
GREEN MOUNTAIN - Geneva M. Miller, 98, of the Tipton Hill community, passed away on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 in the Brian Center, Spruce Pine. She was the daughter of the late Ed and Sarah Miller. G...
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