July 03, 2015
Obituaries

LOIS FUGATE EVANS
BAKERSVILLE - Lois Amanda Fugate Evans, 89, of Spring Creek Road, passed away Monday, April 27, 2015. She was born in Rockwood, Tenn. to the late Esper and Grace Powers Fugate. She was also precede...
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JACOB J. ORR JR.
BAKERSVILLE Jacob J. Orr Jr. 76, of Crimson Laurel Way, went home to be with The Lord Friday, May 1, 2015 at his home. He was born in Andrews, NC to the late Jacob J. Orr Sr. and Ethel Stratton Orr...
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J.P. “HERMAN” WARD
MARION - J.P. “Herman” Ward, 85, passed away on Saturday, May 2, 2015 at.the Memorial Campus of Mission Hospitals in Asheville, surrounded by his loving family. Funeral services were held on Monday...
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WAYNE PARKER
BURNSVILLE - Wayne Parker, 81, passed away peacefully, Monday, April 20, 2015 at the John F. Keever Solace Center. A native of Mitchell County, he was a son of the late Frank and Myrtle Sparks Park...
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SCOTTIE ELAINE BOONE WILSON
BAKERSVILLE - Scottie Elaine Boone Wilson, 58 of Pine Road, passed away Tuesday, April 21, 2015. She was a native of Mitchell County, and a daughter of the late Nathan Boone Jr. and Gladys Connelly...
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JAKE OWENS
NEWLAND - Jake Owens, 71, passed away on April 17, 2015 at his residence. A native of Avery County, he was born June 4, 1943, a son of Imogene Meredith Owens of Newland and the late Grady Owens. He...
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ANNA MAE CARPENTER
SPRUCE PINE - Anna Mae Childs Carpenter, 90, of English Street, passed from this earth on Saturday, April 25, 2015 at Mitchell House in Spruce Pine. Born Jan. 31, 1925 in Avery County, she was the ...
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JOHN R. YORK JR.
LITTLE SWITZERLAND - John Randolph York Jr., 87, of Doc Howell Road, died Monday, April 13, 2015 at his home. Born on March 26, 1928 in Randolph County, he was the son of the late John R. York Sr. ...
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ROGER WISEMAN SR.
SPRUCE PINE - Roger Samuel Wiseman Sr., 66, of Sullins Branch Road, died Friday, April 17, 2015 at his home. Born on Sept. 5, 1948 in Mitchell County, he was the son of the late Roy and Annie Sulli...
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JENNIE P. MOORE
SPRUCE PINE - Jennie Pitman Moore, 90, of Tempie Mountain Road, died Sunday, April 5, 2015 at her home. Funeral services were held Wednesday, April 8, at 2 p.m. at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church with th...
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CHARLES FATE WOODY
BAKERSVILLE - Charles Fate Woody, 75, passed away on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 in Mission Hospital. He was the son of the late Thomas Jefferson and Carrie Buchanan Woody. In addition to his parents...
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CARTHA R. LOWERY
SPRUCE PINE - Cartha Riddle Lowery, 92, of Altapass Church of God Road, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at Blue Ridge Regional Hospital in Spruce Pine. Born on Nov. 6, 1922 in M...
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NANCY BELLE EDWARDS BIDDIX
ASHEVILLE - Nancy Belle Edwards Biddix stepped out of this world and into Heaven on Friday, April 10, 2015, lighting it up with her radiant smile and joyous laughter. Left to celebrate her beautifu...
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MARGARET PYATTE
Margaret Pyatte, 85, went to be with her Lord on Saturday, April 4, 2015. Funeral services were on Wednesday, April 8, at 8 p.m. in the chapel of Webb Funeral Home in Spruce Pine with the Revs. Art...
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HELEN M. BAILEY
SPRUCE PINE - Helen McKinney Bailey, 82, of Hattie Williams Road, passed from this earth on Friday, April 10, 2015 at her home with family by her side. Funeral services were held Monday, April 13, ...
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SUSANNE C. WATSON
BAKERSVILLE - Susanne C. Watson, 64, long-time resident of Buladean on Beans Creek Road, passed into Heaven overnight on Sunday, April 5, 2015. Susanne was born in Detroit on Nov. 10, 1950. She and...
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DENNIS MARSHALL RIDDLE
MARIETTA, GA - Dennis Marshall Riddle, 73, formerly of Spruce Pine, went to be with Jesus Tuesday, April 7, 2015, due to a stroke. Born Sept 3, 1941, he was the son of the late Nimpson and Betty Ri...
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JOSEPH EDWARD YELTON
SPRUCE PINE - Joseph Edward Yelton, 48, formerly of Bakersville, passed away on Friday, April 10, 2015 at his home surrounded by his family. He was the son of the late James Edward Yelton and Betty...
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BETTY CANIPE BLEVINS
BAKERSVILLE - Betty Canipe Blevins, 74, of the Sweet Creek Community, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, April 9, 2015 after a long, courageous battle with cancer. She was the daughter of t...
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LARRY D. GREENE
MARION - Larry D. Greene, 64, passed away Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at Memorial Hospital. Larry was born in Avery County on March 9, 1951 and was a son of Nettie Suzie McLain of Marion, and the late...
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TILDA CRESAWN
SPRUCE PINE - Tilda Cresawn, 88, of Halltown Road, died Thursday, April 2, 2015 at Brian Center Health and Rehab in Spruce Pine. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, April 7, at 2 p.m. at Grassy ...
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DOROTHY STAMEY BUCHANAN
BAKERSVILLE - Dorothy Stamey Buchanan, 92, of Cane Creek Road, passed away April 4, 2015 at her home. She was a native of Mitchell County and a daughter of the late Bascombe and Mattie Wilson Stame...
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DAVID SPARKS
SPRUCE PINE - David Sparks, 30, of Hollifield Road, died Monday, March 30, 2015. Funeral services were held on Monday, April 6, at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Webb Funeral Home with Mike Thomas and the...
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MADELINE GRIFFITH BENNETT
NORTH WILKESBORO – Madeline Griffith Bennett, 83, formerly of Green Mountain, passed away Saturday, April 4, 2015. She was a native of Mitchell County, and a daughter of the late Dave and Phoebe Wh...
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CHARLES D. ELLIS
SPRUCE PINE - Charles Dean Ellis, 81, passed away on Tuesday, March 24, 2015 in the Brian Center. He was the son of the late Arnold and Dovie Duncan Ellis. Charles Dean was preceded in death by his...
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SHIRLEY MAE BOYD WASHBURN
MARION - Shirley Mae Boyd Washburn, 79, passed peacefully into her long awaited heavenly home Monday, March 30, 2015. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Coxes Creek Freewill Baptist C...
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MITZI YVONNE MOFFITT
UNICOI, TN - Mitzi Yvonne Moffitt, 55, was “serenaded by angels” to her home in Heaven on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 from the Franklin Woods Hospital in Johnson City, Tenn. A native and long-time re...
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ELBERT TIPTON
BAKERSVILLE - Elbert “Ebb” Tipton, 96, of the Red Hill community, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at James H. Quillen VA Medical Center in Johnson City, Tenn. A native of...
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KAIL MILLER
SPRUCE PINE - Kail Miller, 70, of Feldspar Street, died Sunday, March 22, 2015 at Blue Ridge Regional Hospital in Spruce Pine. Funeral services were held on Wednesday, March 25 at 2 p.m. in the cha...
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FRANCES C. BURLESON
PLUMTREE - Frances Calloway Burleson, 68, of Spear Top Lane, died Friday, March 27, 2015 at Brian Center Health and Rehab in Spruce Pine. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, March 31, at 2 p.m. ...
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JIMIE KING
BAKERSVILLE - Jimie King, 80, joined our Lord in Heaven on Sunday, March 15, 2015. Born on May 13, 1934 in Mitchell County, he was the son of the late Earl and Hazel Farmer King. In addition to his...
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EMORY BUCHANAN
SPRUCE PINE - Emory Buchanan, 88, of Ridge Road, passed on to his heavenly home on Monday, March 16, 2015 at his residence. Born on Feb. 9, 1927 in Yancey County, he was the son of the late Samuel ...
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SHIRLEY B. RICE
NEWLAND - Shirley B. Rice, 81 of the Henson Creek community, passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday, March 22, 2015 with her family by her side. A native of Mitchell County, she was the daugh...
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FRANCES OLLIS SANFORD
DURHAM - Frances Ollis Sanford, 90, died early Thursday, March 12, 2015 at Peak Resources-Treyburn. She was born in Mitchell County, the daughter of the late W. L. Ollis and Ida Singleton Ollis. Pr...
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DANY EDWARD WILLIAMS
SPRUCE PINE - Dany Edward Williams, 66, passed away Friday, March 13, 2015. Dany was born July 9, 1948 in McDowell County to the late Edward Yates and Grace Hollifield Williams. He was owner of DEW...
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PATTY PETERSON STREET
BAKERSVILLE - Patty Lynn Peterson Street, 57, of Blevins Branch Road in the Buladean community, passed away Tuesday, March 10, 2015. She was a native of Mitchell County and was a homemaker. Patty w...
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OTTIS HUDGINS
BURNSVILLE - Ottis Hudgins, 92, of the Prices Creek community, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, March 9, 2015 at his home. A native of Yancey County, he was a son of the late Woodfin and Cl...
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STEVE ALLEN WOODY
MARION - Steve Allen Woody, 63, passed away Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at Memorial Mission Hospital in Asheville. Funeral services were held Friday, March 13, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Westmoreland F...
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ILEAN JENKINS
SPRUCE PINE - Ilean Buchanan Jenkins, 74, of Silent Hill Road, died Friday, March 6, 2015 at the Mission campus of Mission Hospitals in Asheville. Born on Dec. 17, 1940 in Mitchell County, she was ...
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PHILLIP “PAPPY” GOUGE
BAKERSVILLE - Phillip “Pappy” Gouge, 61, passed away Friday, March 6, 2015 at Charles George VA Medical Center in Asheville. He was preceded in death by his parents, Hayden and Claudia Gouge; and s...
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