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Friday, January 14, 2022
Annie Moore Reece
Annie Moore Reece went to be with the Lord on January 9, 2022. Born December 5, 1924, being 97 years young. She was the daughter of the late Fred Moore and Floy Storie Moore. Annie was known for her fine gardening, canning and jelly making. She was a lifelong member of Fall Creek... Read More
Austin & Barnes Funeral Home & Crematory
Published in The Avery Journal-Times on Jan. 14, 2022.
Friday, January 7, 2022
Jerry Ray Fee
Dr. Jerry Ray Fee of Montezuma, NC, 84, passed away Monday January 3, 2022 at Watauga Medical Center in Boone, N.C. Born May 12, 1937 in Harlan, Ky., he was the son of Ross Morris Fee and Madeline Viola Gross Fee. Jerry joined the US Air Force ending his military service in Winston-Salem... Read More
Published in The Avery Journal-Times on Jan. 7, 2022.
Tuesday, January 4, 2022
Frederick Wayne Julian
Frederick Wayne Julian was born on August 30, 1949, to Ruby and Adrian Julian, in Elk Park, NC. Fred or Freddy, as he was known to most, passed away unexpectedly at his home on December 30, 2021. Fred was the consummate sports enthusiast and was a virtual walking encyclopedia when... Read More
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home
Published in The Avery Journal-Times on Jan. 4, 2022.
Karen Lynn Shumate
Ms. Karen Lynn Shumate, 64, passed away on Saturday, January 1, 2022. She was born in Forsyth County on September 21, 1957 to Doug and Thelma Jean Shumate. Karen loved Jesus and she loved all children she met. She was the sweetest and most kind person you would ever meet. Above all... Read More
Published in The Avery Journal-Times on Jan. 4, 2022.
Monday, December 27, 2021
Vincent Lee Keller
Vincent Lee Keller, 64, of Newland, North Carolina passed away on Sunday, December 26, 2021 at the Watauga Medical Center in Boone following a brief illness. Vince was born on November 20, 1957 in Montgomery County, Illinois, a son of the late Thomas Edward Keller and the late Mary... Read More
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home
Published in The Avery Journal-Times on Dec. 27, 2021.
Wednesday, December 22, 2021
Doris Marie Walker
Doris Marie Walker, 87, of Pineola, N.C., passed away December 1, 2021. She was the beloved wife of Johnny R. Walker and mother of Carol A. Walker of Pineola, Susan L. Walker of Black Mountain, and Dana E. Quinn of Pineola. Doris is survived by two sisters, Jane Boyd of Alabama... Read More
Published in The Avery Journal-Times on Dec. 22, 2021.
Monday, December 20, 2021
StarrLynn Goobie
StarrLynn Goobie, 61, of Newland, North Carolina passed away on Tuesday, December 14, 2021 at Blue Ridge Regional Medical Center in Spruce Pine. StarrLynn was born on May 8, 1960 in Miami-Dade County, Fla. A loving wife, mother, grandmother and daughter, StarrLynn leaves behind... Read More
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home
Published in The Avery Journal-Times on Dec. 20, 2021.
Charles Lee White
Charles Lee White, son of the late Lee and Melba White of Ingalls, N.C., passed away peacefully at his home in Asheville surrounded by his family at the age of 83. He will be lovingly remembered by his son, Heath Anthony White of Asheville; daughter, Aubrey White Anderson of Fletcher... Read More
Published in The Avery Journal-Times on Dec. 20, 2021.
Tuesday, December 14, 2021
Joanna Griffith
Joanna was born to Thomas Webb Junior and Anna Speas Webb on November 25, 1937 in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. She and her younger sister, Linda, accompanied their parents to assignments Tom had as a young FBI agent. They were all involved in a bad automobile accident in which Joanna's... Read More
H.M. Patterson & Son-Oglethorpe Hill Chapel
Published in The Avery Journal-Times on Dec. 14, 2021.
Kenneth Stuart "Bones" Osborne
Kenneth Stuart "Bones" Osborne, 60, of Linville, N.C., passed away December 5, 2021, at his residence. He was born December 29, 1960 in Caldwell County, the son of the Reverend Carl Osborne and Alma Gragg Osborne. He is survived by two daughters, Amber Hughes and husband Bobby of... Read More
Published in The Avery Journal-Times on Dec. 14, 2021.
Monday, December 13, 2021
Faynita Teaster Johnson
Our beloved mother, Faynita Teaster Johnson, passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of December 12th from complications of Alzheimer's disease. Faynita was born in Crossnore, NC on August 16, 1934, to the late Clyde and Hope Burleson Teaster. She was preceded in death... Read More
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home
Published in The Avery Journal-Times on Dec. 13, 2021.
Friday, December 10, 2021
Bertie Brown Gwyn
Bertie Brown Gwyn, 84, of Elk Park, N.C., passed away November 12, 2021 at Watauga Medical Center. A native of Avery County, she was a daughter of the late Ed and Martha Brown. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Rosa Lee Moody; son-in-law, Billy Ford Moody; brother, Bill... Read More
Yancey Funeral Services - Burnsville
Published in The Avery Journal-Times on Dec. 10, 2021.
Monday, December 6, 2021
Frederick Neil Isenhower
Fred was born March 15, 1934, in Conover, N.C., the son of the late Orin Hollis Isenhower and the late Lucy Lowe Isenhower, and passed away on Dec. 1, 2021. He was 87. He graduated from Newton-Conover High School in 1952 and entered the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill... Read More
Published in The Avery Journal-Times on Dec. 6, 2021.
Thursday, December 2, 2021
Maretta "Retta" Baker
Maretta "Retta" Baker, 67, of Elk Park, N.C., walked through the gates of Heaven on Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021, at Watauga Medical Center in Boone, N.C. She was born in Avery County, NC to the late John Parlier, Jr. and Mary Alice Jones Parlier. Retta was a person of great faith and... Read More
Tetrick Rhododendron Chapel - Roan Mountain
Published in The Avery Journal-Times on Dec. 2, 2021.
Betsy Danielle Dellinger
Betsy Danielle Dellinger, 43, of Newland, N.C., went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Nov. 12, 2021. A native of Avery County, she was a daughter of Tammie Goins Dellinger of Licklog and the late Danny Lee Dellinger. Betsy was a 911 operator for 14 years, a member of Frank Fire... Read More
Yancey Funeral Services - Burnsville
Published in The Avery Journal-Times on Dec. 2, 2021.
Monday, November 22, 2021
Clay Roger Childress
Clay Roger Childress, 83, of Newland, N.C., went home to his Heavenly Father on Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at Johnson City Medical Center in Tennessee. He was born on August 24, 1938 in Avery County to the late Richard and Ruby Clark Childress. In addition to his parents, he was... Read More
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home
Published in The Avery Journal-Times on Nov. 22, 2021.
Donna Gragg
Donna Gragg, 76, of Newland, North Carolina passed away following an extended illness, which she fought courageously at home, prior to her brief time at Carolina Caring Hospice House in Newton, NC, where she passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family on Friday, Nov. 12... Read More
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home
Published in The Avery Journal-Times on Nov. 22, 2021.
Vena Inez Jones
Vena Inez Jones, 101, of Newland, N.C., passed away on Sunday, November 21, 2021 at Life Care Center of Banner Elk. She was born on May 30, 1920 in Avery County to the late Henry and Della McGuire. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Judd Jones;... Read More
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home
Published in The Avery Journal-Times on Nov. 22, 2021.
Friday, November 19, 2021
Norma Jean Bumgarner Wilcox
Norma Jean Bumgarner Wilcox passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on November 17, 2021. Norma was the daughter of Thomas and Pansy Bumgarner of Boone and the eldest of three children. She attended Appalachian High School where she met her husband, Dempsey Lee Wilcox, Jr... Read More
Austin & Barnes Funeral Home & Crematory
Published in The Avery Journal-Times on Nov. 19, 2021.
Monday, November 15, 2021
Bertie Brown Gwyn
Bertie Brown Gwyn, 84, of Elk Park, N.C., passed away on Friday, Nov. 12, 2021 at Watauga Medical Center. A native of Avery County, she was a daughter of the late Ed and Martha Brown. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Rosa Lee Moody; son-in-law, Billy Ford Moody; brother... Read More
Yancey Funeral Services - Burnsville
Published in The Avery Journal-Times on Nov. 15, 2021.
Darlene Mae Richardson Langrudi
Darlene Mae Richardson Langrudi, 67, of Watha, North Carolina passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021, at New Hanover Memorial Hospital. Darlene grew up in Elk Park before relocating to Holly Ridge, NC, to pursue running their family businesses. In Holly Ridge, Darlene raised her two... Read More
Published in The Avery Journal-Times on Nov. 15, 2021.
Friday, November 12, 2021
Billy Darrell Isenhour
Billy Darrell Isenhour, 90, died on Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021, at Fair Haven Home in Bostic, NC. Billy formerly lived in High Point, NC. Survivors are two children, Greg Isenhour (Nancy) of Shelby, NC, and Crystal Isenhour of Newland, NC, three grandchildren, Daniel Isenhour, Laura... Read More
Cumby Family Funeral Service
Published in The Avery Journal-Times on Nov. 12, 2021.
Thursday, November 11, 2021
Dr. Bob C. Thompson
Bobby Camp Thompson was born on September 23, 1931, with Dr. Eustace Sloop in attendance in the family home, which was located in the Gardens of the Blue Ridge Nursery, Pineola, North Carolina. Bobby Camp was the fourth child of Donald Mead and Nellie Phillips Thompson. He had three... Read More
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home
Published in The Avery Journal-Times on Nov. 11, 2021.
Monday, November 8, 2021
Brett Schwebke
Brett Schwebke, 56, of Banner Elk, NC passed away on Tuesday, November 2, 2021, at Watauga Medical Center. Brett was born in Miami, Fla., on September 24, 1965. He was the son of Judith A. Schwebke and the late Robert C. Schwebke. Brett was known around town as a premier builder... Read More
Hampton Funeral Service
Published in The Avery Journal-Times on Nov. 8, 2021.
Friday, November 5, 2021
Jack Pritchard
Jack Pritchard, 99, of York, Pa., passed away peacefully at his home in York on October 22. Jack was born in 1922 at Minneapolis, NC, the son of Joel and Roberta Pritchard. Jack is survived by his daughters, Roberta Tripp (Don), Cathy Richards (Steve); sons, Michael (Peggy), Tim... Read More
Published in The Avery Journal-Times on Nov. 5, 2021.
Thursday, November 4, 2021
Kenneth James Brewer Jr.
Kenneth James Brewer, Jr. 80, of Costner Rd., Shelby, N.C., passed away on Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021 at Carolina Caring Sherrills Ford Hospice House, Sherrills Ford. Born in Kentucky on April 28, 1941, he was the son of the late Kenneth James Brewer, Sr. and Etta Clarice Moody Brewer... Read More
Stamey-Tysinger Funeral Home
Published in The Avery Journal-Times on Nov. 4, 2021.
Arthur Terrell Jones Jr.
Arthur Terrell Jones, Jr. of Asheville, N.C., passed away at Solace Center on November 2, 2021, at the age of 94, following a brief illness. Terrell was born in Knoxville, Tenn. He grew up in Jellico and Nashville, Tenn. He attended Vanderbilt University with a degree in Mechanical... Read More
Published in The Avery Journal-Times on Nov. 4, 2021.
Wednesday, November 3, 2021
Michael Shawn Hartley
Michael Shawn Hartley, 48, of Spruce Pine, NC passed away on Thursday, October 21, 2021. He was born on June 14, 1973 in Mitchell County, NC, to David Hartley and Cookie Weatherman Singleton. Shawn was a member of Pine Grove United Methodist Church. He worked in the shrubbery and... Read More
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home
Published in The Avery Journal-Times on Nov. 3, 2021.
Monday, November 1, 2021
Robert Louis Carpenter
Mr. Robert Louis Carpenter (Bob), 74, died October 29, 2021 peacefully at his home in Cornelius, N.C. Bob was born in Hickory, N.C., the only child of Elizabeth Pope Carpenter and Elmer Louis Carpenter. The service to celebrate Bob's life and home going will be Saturday, Nov. 6... Read More
Raymer-Kepner Funeral Home
Published in The Avery Journal-Times on Nov. 1, 2021.
Friday, October 29, 2021
Norma Jean "Kat" Haga
Norma Jean "Kat" Haga, 90, of Newland, North Carolina passed away peacefully in her sleep on Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021 at her residence. Norma was born on February 26, 1931 in Avery County, North Carolina, a daughter of the late Norman Winters and the late Elma Carpenter Taylor. She... Read More
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home
Published in The Avery Journal-Times on Oct. 29, 2021.
Thursday, October 28, 2021
Maxine Jones Trivette
Maxine Jones Trivette, 83, of Sugar Grove, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, October 25, 2021. Born in Avery County to the late Cleo and Martha Guy Jones, Maxine was an amazing and faithful servant of the Lord, and a faithful member of Zion Hill Baptist Church for many years... Read More
Austin & Barnes Funeral Home & Crematory
Published in The Avery Journal-Times on Oct. 28, 2021.
Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Jesse Lee Crowder
Jesse Lee Crowder, 48, of Jonas Ridge, NC passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021 at Watauga Medical Center. Jesse was born on Oct. 25, 1973 in Crossnore, NC, son of Danny & Norma Crowder. He graduated from Avery High School and worked for Avery County Solid Waste. He loved Alabama... Read More
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home
Published in The Avery Journal-Times on Oct. 27, 2021.
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