Obituaries

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.  

Chuck Pendley

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Chuck Pendley, age 58, of Spruce Pine, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at Care Partners Solace Center.  A native of Mitchell County, he was a son of the late Jack Pendley an

Shirley Asa

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NORTH WILKESBORO – Mrs. Asa was born in the Hollis community of Rutherford County, North Carolina on July 18, 1936 to John D. Withrow, Sr. and Dorothy Moore Withrow.  

Bobby Whetstine

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MARION – Bobby Whetstine, age 66, of the Woodlawn community in Marion died June 1, 2020 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN.

Linda Foster Vesely

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   SPRUCE PINE – Linda (Foster) Vesely, 75, of Spruce Pine, North Carolina, died peacefully on Friday, June 5, 2020. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.