Obituaries

OBITUARY: Jack Young

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“Pepsi” Jack Young, named George Homer Young Jr. by his mother and nicknamed, Jack, by his father, was born Dec. 9, 1926, in Mitchell County. He was preceded in death by his parents, George H.

Georgia Sue Phillips

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Georgia Sue Phillips, 84, of Sherrill’s Ford, passed away peacefully at home Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020. She was born June 2, 1935, to Clarence and Pearl Gouge Greene.

Wilma Beam

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Wilma Burleson Beam, 82, passed away peacefully at home Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, surrounded by her loving family. She was born Sept.

Jean Willis

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Jean  Willis, 83, longtime resident of Bakersville, died Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, in Spruce Pine, at the age of 83 after a period of declining health.

Bruce Ray Silver

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Bruce Ray Silver, 63, of Daytona Beach, Florida, died Dec. 31, 2019. 

He was born Sept. 28, 1956, in Spruce Pine, the son of Robert and Maude Silver. 

Robert Milton

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Robert L. Milton, 68, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, after a lengthy battle with COPD. The youngest of three born to Lawrence E.

Kameron Wilson

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Kameron Wayne Wilson, 20, of the Penland Community, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020, due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

Janette Grindstaff

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Janette Young Grindstaff, 92, widow of Charles Grindstaff, passed away Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019, at her home surrounded by her family.