September 21, 2014
Obituaries

HASSIE C. TOLLIE
SPRUCE PINE - Hassie Childers Tollie, 88, of Rock Cellar Lane, died Thursday, May 29, 2014 at Life Care Center of Banner Elk. Born in Mitchell County on Nov. 19, 1925, she was the daughter of the l...
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REV. SAM DALE
SPRUCE PINE - Rev. Sam Dale, 84, of Dale Road in the Grassy Creek community, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, May 25, 2014 at the home of his daughter. Born in Mitchell County on March 26, 1930,...
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RUTH L. GARLAND
BAKERSVILLE – Ruth Lillian Garland, 90, of the Bad Creek community, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, May 26, 2014 in the Johnson City Medical Center in Johnson City, Tenn. She was the daugh...
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BERTIE C. LEDFORD
BAKERSVILLE – Bertie Campbell Ledford, of the Buladean community, went home to Heaven on Wednesday, May 21, 2014. She was born in Buladean on July 12, 1923 and was the daughter of the late Jane Oak...
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WALTER ANDREW HOYLE SR.
SPRUCE PINE - Walter Andrew Hoyle Sr., 87, of the Estatoe community, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, May 19, 2014 at Brian Center Health and Rehabilitation. A native of Mitchell County, he...
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DENNIS R. OLLIS
MARION – Dennis Raymond Ollis, 58, of the Pleasant Gardens community, passed away on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at the McDowell County Hospital, following a courageous battle with Lou Gehrig’s disease....
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FREIDA KAY YELTON
BAKERSVILLE - Freida Kay Yelton, 51 of Pitman Road, passed away Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at Blue Ridge Regional Hospital in Spruce Pine. She was a native of Mitchell County and was previously employed...
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GEORGE M. PARKER
ORANGEBURG, S.C. - George Marion Parker, 81, formerly of Spruce Pine, died Wednesday, May 7, 2014. Born on April 16, 1933 in Cherryville, he was the son of the late Theodore Parker and Veda Parker....
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ROBERT W. ELLIS
SPRUCE PINE - Robert Wayne Ellis, 72, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, May 5, 2014 at the Mitchell House of Spruce Pine. A native of Mitchell County, he was a son of the late Arnold and Dov...
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MAXINE S. DAVIS
NORTH WALES - Maxine Sparks Davis, 73, passed away on Thursday, May 1, 2014. She was the daughter of the late Mack and Clara Burleson Sparks. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Angela Da...
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PATRICIA MAE STROUD
MARION - Patricia Mae “Patsy” Stroud, 67, of Highway 221 North, left her earthly family to be with her heavenly family on Thursday, May 8, 2014, at Mission Memorial Hospital in Asheville. She was b...
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TED WOODY
BAKERSVILLE - Ted Woody, 86, of Woody Court, passed away Monday, May 5, 2014 at his home. He was a son of the late Wyatt and Lucretia Wise Woody. He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Pearl...
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BESSIE MURDOCK
BAKERSVILLE - Bessie Murdock, 95, of Slagle Road, died Friday, May 2, 2014 at Brookside Rehab and Care in Burnsville. She was born on April 3, 1919 in Mitchell County and was the daughter of the la...
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MARGARET S. BURLESON
MARION - Margaret Singleton Burleson, 68, of N.C 226 North, in the Coxes Creek community, died Sunday, May 4, 2014 at the Memorial campus of Mission Hospitals in Asheville. Born on February 18, 194...
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LUCILLE R. BURLESON
SPRUCE PINE - Lucille Rhyne Burleson passed away on May 9, 2014. She was the daughter of the late Jesse Will Rhyne and Effie Turbyfill Rhyne, who raised their family in the Minpro community. She wa...
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CARL BARNETT
BURNSVILLE - Carl Barnett, 87, passed away on Thursday, May 1, 2014 in Brookside Rehab and Care in Burnsville. A native of the Pigeon Roost community in Green Mountain, he was the son of the late W...
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CYNTHIA CURTIS
SPRUCE PINE - Cynthia Curtis, 76, of Harris Street, April 26, 2014 at her home. Born on Feb. 1, 1938 in Lewiston, Me., she was the daughter of the late Harold F. and Marion Judkins Hill. In additio...
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SHEILA WOODY SIFFRI
ATLANTA, GA - Sheila Woody Siffri, 76, formerly of Spruce Pine, passed away Tuesday, April 29, 2014. A native of Spruce Pine, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Nelle Woody. She was also pre...
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DEWAYNE E. WOODY
NEWDALE - Dewayne E. Woody, 69, of the Newdale community, passed away on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at his home surrounded by his loving family. A native of Avery County, he was a son of the late Cree...
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FRANK M. YELTON
BAKERSVILLE - Frank Martin Yelton, 91, passed away on Thursday, April 24, 2014 in Blue Ridge Regional Hospital. He was the son of the late William and Texie Putman Yelton, and the husband of the la...
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IVOR DELLINGER
NEWLAND - Ivor Dellinger, 75, of White Lane, the Ingalls community, died Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at his home. He was born on December 12, 1938 in Mitchell County and was the son of the late Linnie ...
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ROGER LEE BURNETTE SR.
SPRUCE PINE – Roger Lee Burnette, Sr., 70, of McKinney Mine Road in the Little Switzerland community, died Monday, April 14, 2014 at the St. Joseph’s campus of Mission Hospitals in Asheville. He wa...
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ANNIE MAE HUGHES
GREEN MOUNTAIN – Annie Mae Hughes, 94, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, April 13, 2014 in Blue Ridge Regional Hospital. She was the daughter of the late Will and Cora Cooper Peterson; and t...
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LORRIE MOSLEY
SPRUCE PINE – Lorrie Mosley, 34, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at her home. A native of Mitchell County, she was the daughter of Bobbie Blevins Mosley of Spruce Pine and the l...
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ROBIN P. YOUNG
BAKERSVILLE – Robin Patrick Young, 64, died at Brookside Rehab and Care on Saturday, April 12, 2014. Robin was preceded in death by his parents, Marie Summerlin Young Swatzburg and Beryl W. Young; ...
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JOHNNY WAYNE LEDFORD
SPRUCE PINE - Johnny Wayne Ledford, 55, of 11 Ellis Street, died Friday, April 11, 2014 at the Blue Ridge Regional Hospital in Spruce Pine. He was born July 4, 1958 in Mitchell County. He was the s...
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DONNA GAIL SULLINS
SPRUCE PINE - Donna Gail Singleton Sullins, 52, of 355 Ollis Rd. in Spruce Pine, died Thursday, April 10, 2014 at the Grace Hospital in Morganton. She was born on February 9, 1962 in Burke County a...
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NAT HILL
BAKERSVILLE - Nat Hill, 71, passed away on Sunday, April 6, 2014 at Blue Ridge Regional Hospital. He was the son of the late Jess and Dora Clark Hill. Nat was a carpenter and a member of Spring Cre...
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ELVA B. BUCHANAN
BAKERSVILLE - Elva B. Buchanan, 94, of Laurel Cove Road in the Bear Creek community, died Monday, April 7, 2014 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born July 13, 1919 in Mitchell County a...
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MILDRED J. STAPLETON
SPRUCE PINE - Mildred Jean Stapleton, 78, of 698 Deer Park Lake Road, died Tuesday, April 2, 2014 at the Memorial campus of Mission Hospitals in Asheville. She was born on Oct. 6, 1935 in Mitchell ...
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DEBRA H. WEIFORD
BAKERSVILLE - Debra Hoilman Weiford, 57, of Sweet Creek Road, passed away Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at Blue Ridge Regional Hospital in Spruce Pine. A native of Mitchell County, she was a daughter of...
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DEBORAH A. ROBINSON
HICKORY - Deborah A. Robinson, 61, went to be with her Lord Jesus Christ Saturday, March 29, 2014 at Frye Regional Medical Center. She was born Sept. 29, 1952 in Pawnee County, Oklahoma to the late...
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LUCY COOK
SPRUCE PINE - Lucy Cook, 97, of the Minpro community, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, March 28, 2014 at her home surrounded by her loving family. A native of Mitchell County, she was a dau...
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CLARENCE L. GREENE
BAKERSVILLE - Clarence Lee Greene, 86, of Spicewood Lane, passed away Thursday, April 3, 2014 at Blue Ridge Regional Hospital in Spruce Pine. He was a native of Mitchell County, and a son of the la...
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BUSTER BENNETT
GREEN MOUNTAIN - Buster Bennett, 56 of Poplar Creek Road, passed away Tuesday, April 1, 2014. He was an electrician with Powell Construction in Johnson City, Tenn. He was preceded in death by his f...
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EUGENE BRUSTER WEBB
FAYETTEVILLE - Eugene Bruster “Gene” Webb, 87, died Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at his home in Fayetteville. He was born Nov. 22, 1926, in Bakersville, to the late Harry R. Webb and Nell Sparks. He ...
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BETTY J. MACE
MARION - Betty Jean McKinney Mace, 84, died Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at Autumn Care of Marion. Betty was born on April 8, 1929 in Little Switzerland and was the daughter of the late Fate and Effie...
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LENA MASTERS
GREEN MOUNTAIN - Lena “Lennie” Masters, 95, passed away on Thursday, March 27, 2014 at her home. She was the daughter of the late Leonard and Dollie Ledford Gouge and the wife of the late Ralph Mas...
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ESTON LEE PATE
GREEN MOUNTAIN – Eston Lee Pate, 88, of Green Mountain, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, March 26, 2014. He was born June 14, 1925 to Uriah (Rice) and Katie Willis Pate. Eston...
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ROBERT J. GARLAND
JOHNSON CITY, TN - Robert Junior Garland, 91, passed away at the Hermitage Nursing Home Monday, March 24, 2014. He was born in Bakersville on August 22, 1922. He was the son of the late Hobert Robe...
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