Obituaries

Herbert Hoilman

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BAKERSVILLE — Herbert Hoilman, 76 of Bakersville, NC passed away on Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at his home surrounded by his family. He was the son of the late Ralph and Dorothy Phillips Hoilman.

Joan Kobus

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BAKERSVILLE NC—Joan Patricia (Crawford) Kobus, 84, of Waynesboro, VA passed away in Bakersville, NC at the home of her son on Sunday, November 8, 2020.

Benson Huff

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LITTLE SWITZERLAND NC—Benson Huff, age 91 of Little Switzerland, NC passed away on Saturday, November 7, 2020 in the Brian Center in Spruce Pine.

Barbara Day

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SPRUCE PINE, N.C.— Barbara Arnold Day, age 88, of Spruce Pine, N.C., was called to Heaven on November 7, 2020.  A native of Raleigh, N.C., she was born March 12, 1932.

Nellie Cole

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BAKERSVILLE NC—Nellie Phillips Cole, 89 of Bakersville, NC went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, November 12, 2020.

George D. Duncan

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SHREVEPORT LA— George Duncan passed away on November 4,2020 in Shreveport, Louisiana. Born September 26, 1933 in Spruce Pine, North Carolina.

Carol Woodard

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Carol Woodard, age 75, died peacefully at home on October 23, 2020.  She had been diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) in March 2019.  The fourth of Robert Brown Sidn

Kathie A. Riddle

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SPRUCE PINE—Kathie Ann Riddle, age 66, of Deer Park Lake Road in Spruce Pine, dear sister, cousin, and friend passed into the hands of our Lord Jesus Christ on October 28th, 2020 at her home.

Kenneth Buchanan

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MORGANTON NC—Mr. Kenneth Ray Buchanan, 77, of Morganton, passed away on Sunday October 25, 2020 at his residence after a period of declining health.