Carroll Ray Street of Roan Mountain, Tenn., passed away peacefully at home at the age of 77, on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019. Carroll was born May 12, 1942, and raised in Roan Mountain, Tenn., the son of Jake Street, Sr. and Susie McKinney Street, and he loved calling the mountains his home. In ad…

Lisa Webb Harrison, age 62, of the Roaring Creek Community, died Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019, at the Brian Center Health & Rehab in Spruce Pine.

Dave Hofman, age 57, of Newland, NC passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, at his home.

A Memorial Service for Robert Causby, who passed away on March 14, 2019, will be hosted by his son Christopher and daughter Christa at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 3, at Doughton Park, Mile Marker 241, on the Blue Ridge Parkway (weather permitting). If anyone wishing to attend the service needs ad…

Tom Denison, age 61, of Newland, NC passed away on Monday, Oct. 14, 2019, at his home after a long, hard-fought battle with cancer.

Kelly Buchanan, age 93, of the Frank Community, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, at his home.

Martha Guy of Newland, NC, died Saturday, Oct. 12, at the age of 97 at her home.

Tricia L. Wilson, of Old Hickory Lane, Linville, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019, at Watauga Medical Center.

All are invited to participate in a Celebration of Life for Terry Dale from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 20, at Camp Yonahnoka at Eseeola Resorts in Linville. Please dress casually. No flowers please.

Tucker Simon-Paul Carpenter, age 15 months, of Roan Mountain, Tenn., passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, at Brenner Children’s Hospital in Winston-Salem, NC.

Barbara Jean Killion, age 78, of Newland entered into the arms of the Lord on Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019, at the Brian Center Health and Rehabilitation. She was a daughter of the late James Cecil and Ruth Pauline Thompson. She was also preceded in death by her Husband: Rufus Killion; Sister: Madge…

Shirley Arrowood Hise, age 69, of Mitchell County, went home to be with the Lord on October 1, 2019, at the Mitchell House in Spruce Pine, following a long, tough fight with cancer. Born January 13, 1950, she was the daughter of the late Marba and Francis Arrowood of the Buladean community.

Charles S. Harris, 81, of Newland, NC, previously of Orlando, Fla., passed away Oct. 1, 2019. He was born in Tampa, Fla., and graduated from Wofford College in South Carolina. He owned a pallet business in Orlando, Fla., for 30 years. He was in the Kiwanis Club and served as president. A gra…

Bernice Helen (Greene) Mitchell of Flat Springs, NC passed away Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019, after a short stay at Glenbridge Health & Rehabilitation in Boone.

Bruce Johnson, 88, of Newland, NC, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019, surrounded by his sons at 4:30 a.m. at the Watauga Medical Center in Boone.

Joseph (Joe) Foster, age 35, of Bakersville, NC passed away on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019, at his home.

Celia Townsend Norwood, age 93, of Hendersonville, a native and former resident of Avery County, passed away Sunday morning, Sept. 29, 2019, at Mount View Assisted Living in Hendersonville.

Dottie Norris Lewis, age 65, of Minneapolis, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Sept. 27, 2019, at Charles A. Cannon, Jr. Memorial Hospital.

Jeffrey Richard Palmyra, age 69, of Inverness, Fla., passed away at his home while surrounded by his loving family on Sept. 22, 2019.

Carolyn G. Dellinger, age 83, of the Three Mile community, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019, at the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, NC.

Luella Phillips Storie, age 91, of Beech Mountain, NC passed away on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019, at Glenbridge Health & Rehab Center in Boone, NC.

Willa Jean Parlier, age 78, of Newland, NC passed away on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019, at her home.

Jeanie Holman, 61, of Linville, NC, passed away Sept. 25, 2019, at home, surrounded by family and friends.

Judy Eileen Ollis age 57, of Newland, NC passed away on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, at Cannon Memorial Hospital in Linville, NC.

Vessie Jones Freeman, age 99, of Newland, NC passed away on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019, at Blue Ridge Regional Hospital in Spruce Pine, NC.

Richard E. Johnson Jr. passed away at Transitions Hospice Care after a courageous battle with Parkinson’s and Dementia. Since retirement, he and his wife have lived in a home, they built, on the outskirts of Newland, in the Cow Camp Community.

Claude Bennett “Benny” Young, Jr. went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, at his home.

Belinda Kay Bauer, age 58, of Cocoa, Fla., passed away on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019 in Newland, NC.

Doyle Eugene Whittington, age 61, of Elizabethton, Tenn., passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.

Marsha Kim Fletcher, age 51, of Grover, NC, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, at Testa Family Hospice House in Kings Mountain, NC.

Dr. Charles Henry Sloop, 74, of Mountain City, Tenn., passed away Aug. 31, 2019, at Johnson City Medical Center in Johnson City, Tenn. He was born July 5, 1945, to Dr. William Sloop and Elizabeth Stroupe Sloop.

Fenton Sydney (Bud) Parker, age 80, of Roan Mountain, Tenn., went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019, at The Waters at Roan Highlands Nursing Center in Roan Mountain, Tenn.

Barbara Jane Church, age 55, of Newland, NC, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019, at Cannon Memorial Hospital in Linville, NC.

Robin Vance Greene, age 47, of Newland, NC passed away on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, at Cannon Memorial Hospital in Linville, NC.

Mary Henson, 74, of Jonas Ridge, NC passed away on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019, at Life Care Center of Banner Elk in Banner Elk, NC.

Lillian Hughes Coffey, age 84, of Morganton, NC., passed away on Monday, Sept. 9, 2019, at College Pines Nursing Home.

Ann Beeson Gouge, age 100, of Johnson City, Tenn., died in her home on Monday, Sept. 9, 2019, with her daughter by her side.

Elizabeth (Dolly) Marra, age 93, of Jacksonville, Fla., passed away on Monday, Sept. 9, 2019, at her summer home in Banner Elk, NC.

The family of Tracey Ward would like to thank everyone for all the love and support, emails, texts, phone calls and cards during this very difficult time. Tracey loved all of you and he would have been so pleased to know how many cared. Please continue to remember us in your prayers as we tr…

Raymond Calhoun, 93, of Hampton, Tenn., passed away on Sept. 8, 2019, at the VA at Mountain Home, Johnson City. Born Nov. 25, 1925, in Avery County, NC to the late Roy E. Calhoun and Oma Johnson Cheyney, Raymond was a proud World War II veteran who served in the United States Navy. He served…

Bette Hollifield Barrier, age 77, of Jonas Ridge, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019, at her home surrounded by her loving family. A native of Yancey County, she was a daughter of Clarkston and Anna Belle Branch Hollifield. She was also preceded in death by siblings: Ellie Zimmerman, Virgi…

Jean Lathrop Weatherman, age 89, of Conrad Lane in Spruce Pine, died Monday, Sept. 3, 2019, at her home.

Celeste Brinkley, age 96, of Elk Park, NC passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019, at Cranberry House in Newland, NC. She was born on Feb. 20, 1923, in Buncombe County, NC, a daughter of the late Ralph Atkins and the late Emma Lou Burgess Atkins. She was preceded in death by her Parents; Husba…

The Family of Mike Aldridge is very appreciative for the outpouring of love shown to us over the past weeks. Thank you to all who visited, for the delicious food, the beautiful plants and flowers, the many cards of sympathy, and the donations that have been made in Mike’s memory.

Ariel Clairese Hedrick, age 33, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, at Burke Hospice and Palliative Care. A native of Mitchell County, she was preceded in death by her father: Kenny Hedrick; paternal Grandparents: Glenn and Betty Hedrick, and maternal Grandparents: Bobb…

Goldie Gragg Danner, age 98, of Linville, NC passed away on Friday, Aug. 30, 2019, at Life Care Center of Banner Elk in Banner Elk, NC.

Mitzie Watson Wilson, age 85, of Spruce Pine, passed away on Monday, Aug. 26, 2019, at her home.

Rick Wise, age 68, of Nebo, NC passed away on Tuesday, Aug.27, 2019, at his home.