Obituaries

Rose Ella Smith

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Rose Ella Smith

Rose Ella Buchanan Smith, 89, of Forest Fisher Road, Spruce Pine, died Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, at Blue Ridge Regional Hospital in Spruce Pine.

OBITUARY: Sandra Jean Westall

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Sandra Jean Westall, 80, of Stokesdale, passed away peacefully Feb. 16, 2020. A memorial service is 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23, at Stokesdale United Methodist Church with the Rev. Dr.

Jim L. Buchanan

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Jim L. Buchanan, 73, of Pine Branch Road, transitioned to his heavenly home Feb. 7, 2020, at his home, after a brief illness surrounded by his entire family.

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.