Obituaries

Ronald “Ronnie” McKinney

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SPRUCE PINE — Ronald Emory ‘Ronnie’ McKinney, age 66, of George McKinney Circle in Spruce Pine died Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at the University of North Carolina Medical Center in Chapel Hill.

John Wellborn

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SPRUCE PINE- “Come to the mountains!” was the invitation John Wellborn issued to anyone he happened to meet in the flatlands.

Ricky McKinney

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SPRUCE PINE- Ricky McKinney, age 66, of Summit Avenue in Spruce Pine, died Sunday, July 19, 2020 at the Memorial Campus of Mission Hospitals in Asheville.

Agnes Ann Pieper

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Agnes Ann Pieper died on July 9, 2020 at the age of 95 in Durham, NC. She was born in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania.  After the death of her father, Agnes’s mother moved to Miami, Fla.

Maude Self Hughes

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SPRUCE PINE – Maude Self Hughes, age 81, of Old Laurel Way in Spruce Pine, the Little Switzerland community, went to be with  her Lord and Savior on Thursday, July 9, 2020.