Joyce Jean Vance, 88, passed away Monday, Oct. 24, 2016, at the Sunnybrook Rehabilitation Center in Raleigh.
ALTAPASS -- Clay William Lusk, 59, of the Altapass Community, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016, at Johnson City Medical Center.
BAKERSVILLE -- Quince Hughes, 90, of Hamburg Road, Bakersville, went home to be with the Lord Oct. 30, 2016. He was a native of Avery County and a son of the late Zeb and Minnie Hughes.
BULADEAN -- “I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith; henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteou
SPRUCE PINE -- Karl Edward Kuchta, 53, of the Swiss Pine Lake Community in Spruce Pine, died Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016, at Memorial Campus of the Mission Hospital in Asheville.