Obituaries

Dwayne “Hollywood” Lee Wilson

Dwayne “Hollywood” Lee Wilson, age 62 of Burnsville, went Home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, September 20th, 2022. A native of Yancey County, he was the son of Johnnie Wilson Jr. and late wife, Barbara Wacker...Read More

Christine Duvall Honeycutt

Christine Duvall Honeycutt, age 88, of White Oak Rd., Bakersville, NC went home to be with the Lord, September 19, 2022 surrounded by her loving family. She was a native of Mitchell County, NC and a daughter...Read More

Monica Woody Vance

Monica Woody Vance, age 54, of the Jacks Creek Community, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, September 18th, 2022.  A native of Yancey County, she was a daughter of Gwendolyn Hunter Woody and the...Read More

Claudia Yang

Claudia Yang, age 63 of Burnsville, passed away peacefully at her home on Thursday, September 8th, 2022. A native of East Longmeadow, Massachusetts, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Arlene Favre Jaworski. Claudia taught aerobics,...Read More

George William Burckley

George William Burckley, age 78, passed peacefully on August 29, 2022 surrounded by his loving family. Raised in the small town of Walden NY, hard work, community and family were always the utmost of importance to George....Read More

Amanda Dale

Amanda Dale, age 43, of Dale Road in Spruce Pine, the Grassy Creek community, passed away Friday, September 16, 2022 at Blue Ridge Regional Hospital in Spruce Pine. Born on September 5, 1979 in Avery County, she...Read More

Phillip Woody

Phillip Woody, age 86, of David Clay Lane in Newland, the Roaring Creek community, passed away, Friday, September 16, 2022 at the Greens at Spruce Pine, formerly Brian Center Health & Rehabilitation in Spruce Pine. Born on...Read More

Bobby Joe Smith

Mr. Bobby Joe Smith, age 81, of Mocksville, died Wednesday, September 14th, 2022, at North Carolina State Veterans Home in Salisbury. He was born November 27th, 1940, in Yancey County to the late Oval Boyd and Evelyn Hazel...Read More

Lily Jane Price

Lily Jane Price, infant daughter of Derek Price and Samantha Greene, went home to rest in the arms of Jesus on Thursday, September 15, 2022.  She was preceded in death by her maternal grandmother, Donna Price and...Read More

Sharon Bryant

Sharon Bryant, affectionately known as ‘Zah Zah,’ has climbed the stairway to heaven after a four-year battle with dementia. She is now free and soaring with the angels. Let’s hope they have chocolate and happy hour. Sharon’s...Read More

Charlene Thomas Sparks

Charlene Thomas Sparks, age 92 went home to be with the Lord September 12, 2022. She was a native of Mitchell County, NC and the daughter of the late Floyd and Radie Ayers Thomas. She attended Little...Read More

Kelly Denise Cordell

Kelly Denise Cordell, age 62, of Burnsville, passed away peacefully at her home on Wednesday, September 14th, 2022. A native of Buncombe County, she was a daughter of Frank and Betty Young Cordell.  She was preceded in...Read More

Gladys Fox McKinney

Gladys Fox McKinney, age 96, of Green Mountain, passed away on Saturday, September 10th, 2022, surrounded by her loving family.  A native of Yancey County, she was a daughter of the late Wash and Esther Laughrun Fox. ...Read More

Kenneth Junior Angel

Kenneth Junior Angel, age 84, of Burnsville, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, September 10th, 2022 at his home. A native of Yancey County, he was the son of the late Willard and Hazel...Read More

Mary Ellen Banks Hensley

Mary Ellen Banks Hensley, age 93, of Burnsville, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, September 10th, 2022 at the home of her son, Danny Ray.  A native of Yancey County, she was the daughter...Read More

Dorothy Jane King Grindstaff

Dorothy Jane King Grindstaff, age 90, of Snow Creek Road in Bakersville, passed away Sunday, September 11, 2022 at her home. Born on November 26, 1931 in Mitchell County, she was the daughter of the late Frank...Read More

Mary Anne Dupkoski

Mary Anne Dupkoski age 54 of the Buladean Community passed away at her home on September 8, 2022. She was preceded in death by her sister Yvonne Dupkoski, and her parents David and Barbara Dupkoski. She leaves...Read More

Carolyn Garland West

Carolyn Garland West age 76 of Beech Mountain, NC went home to be with the Lord September 8, 2022. She was a native of Kingstree, SC and the daughter of the late Fred and Iris Johnson Garland....Read More

Jerry Joe Pendley

Jerry Joe Pendley, age 60 of George Lane, Spruce Pine, NC went home to be with the Lord September 8, 2022. A native of Catawba County, NC he was a son of the late Paul Edgar Pendley and Mary Pendley who survives. He was previously...Read More

Steven McFalls

Steven McFalls, age 64 of Burnsville, went Home to be with the Lord on Sunday, September 4, 2022. A native of Yancey County, he was the son of the late David and Eloise Whittamore McFalls. Left to...Read More

Pamela Lynn McCoury

Pamela Lynn McCoury, age 59, of Bakersville, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, September 6th, 2022 at her home. A native of Orange County, CA, she was a daughter of the late Burl and...Read More

Janice Ann Roberts Whitson

Janice Ann Roberts Whitson, age 69, of Burnsville, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, September 5th, 2022 at the Brian Center Health and Rehabilitation.  A native of Buncombe County, she was a daughter of...Read More

Benny Silver

Benny D. Silver, age 69, of Bob Taylor Road in Newland, the Three Mile community, passed away Sunday, September 4, 2022 at his home. Born on February 14th, 1953, in Mitchell County, he was the son of...Read More

A.D. Buchanan

A.D. Buchanan, age 89, of Spruce Pine, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his loving family on Friday, September 2nd, 2022. A native of Mitchell County, he was a son of the late Ade Buchanan...Read More

Keith Denva Renfro

Keith Denva Renfro, age 69, of Spruce Pine, died Wednesday, September 1, 2022 after a period of declining health. He was born October 11, 1952, the son of the late Cephas and Jewel Willean Renfro, of Crabtree....Read More

Gloria Jean Lyons

Gloria Jean Lyons, age 74, of Chestnut Grove Church Road in Spruce Pine, the Little Switzerland community, passed away Tuesday, August 30, 2022 at the Memorial Campus of Mission Hospitals in Asheville. Born on June 18, 1948...Read More

Eudine “Judy” Omron

Eudine “Judy” Omron, age 83, of Bald Mountain, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 31, 2022.  She spent her last days in the comfort of her own home surrounded by her loving family, as she desired. Judy...Read More

Edith Phillips

Edith Phillips, age 80, of Newton, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, August 31st, 2022 at Catawba Valley Medical Center. A native of Yancey County, she was a daughter of the late Raleigh and...Read More

Grover Honeycutt Jr

Grover Honeycutt Jr., age 89 of Burnsville, went Home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, August 30, 2022. A native of Yancey County, he was the son of the late Grover and Julia Honeycutt. In addition...Read More

Scotty Sparks

On Tuesday, August 30, Heaven became a little brighter as the gates opened to welcome Scotty Sparks Home. Scotty was born July 21, 1944 to Clara and Mack Sparks of Bakersville. He was preceded in death by...Read More

James Randall McIntosh

Randy McIntosh, age 69 of Burnsville, went Home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, August 30, 2022. A native of Yancey County, he was the son of the late James and Louetta McIntosh, and stepson of...Read More

Bonnie Lou Honeycutt Dellinger

Bonnie Lou Honeycutt Dellinger, age 74 of Burnsville, went Home to be with the Lord on Monday, August 29, 2022. She was born on March 29, 1948, to the late Lum and Hassie Ball Honeycutt. In addition...Read More

Angela Carol McKinney

Angela Carol McKinney, age 51, of Weaverville, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, August 25th, 2022. A native of Buncombe County, she was the daughter of Edith Hensley Buchanan and the late Ray Carroll Buchanan. She was also...Read More

Linda Hoyle Pearson

Linda Hoyle Pearson age 62, of Brown Road in the Spruce Pine the Altapass community passed away Friday August 19, 2022, at her home. She was the daughter of the late Albert Falls Hoyle and Martha Melton...Read More

Jerry “Chucky” Renfro

Jerry “Chucky” Renfro, age 70, of the Crabtree Community, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, August 28th, 2022 at Blue Ridge Regional Hospital. A native of Yancey County, he was a son of the...Read More

Bobby “Bob” Proffitt

Bob Proffitt was a loving, caring husband and father who lived his faith each day. His love of people and Mother Nature always showed through his smiles. He passed peacefully at home in Burnsville, NC on August...Read More

Richard Maurice Robinson

Richard Maurice Robinson, age 83 of Burnsville, went Home to be with the Lord on Sunday, August 28, 2022. A native of Yancey County, he was the son of the late Lewis and Mafra Robinson. Left to...Read More

L J Robinson

L J Robinson, age 83, of Sullins Branch Road in Spruce Pine, passed away Monday, August 29, 2022. Born on November 28, 1938 in Mitchell County, he was the son of the late Lonas and Bonnie Garland...Read More

Frances Gail Isaacs

The world lost a beloved mother, grandmother, and friend, Gail Isaacs, on August 26th, 2022.  Gail battled cancer multiple times in her life, but it never stopped her from giving out the best hugs. Gail is survived...Read More

Derrick Robinson

Derrick Robinson, age 57, of Rocky Fork Road, went Home to be with the Lord on Friday, August 26th, 2022 at Mission Hospital.  A native of Yancey County, he was preceded in death by his parents, as...Read More

Jamie David Hudson

Jamie David Hudson, age 36, of Burnsville, passed away on Monday, August 22nd, 2022.  A native of Catawba County, he was a son of David Hudson and the late Mary Gooden Hudson.  He was also preceded in...Read More

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