Mrs. Mollie Lorene Blevins Brown Mrs. Mollie Lorene Blevins Brown of Crumpler died on Sunday, May 19, 2013, at her home. She was 89.
Mrs. Brown was born on Sept. 28, 1923, in Ashe County to the late William A. and Sallie Dixon Brown.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Virgle Brown; two brothers; and two half sisters.
Mrs. Brown was a member of Senter Primitive Baptist Church. She enjoyed quilting, sewing, flowers, reading, and gardeni...
Mrs. Rosie Albertine Bare Mrs. Rosie Albertine Bare of North Wilkesboro, died Saturday, May 18, 2013, at her home. She was 62.
Mrs. Bare was born Sept. 30, 1950, in Ashe County to Albert Sawyer and Sybil Hart Bare.
She was once a deputy with Wilkes County Sheriff’s Department.
Mrs. Bare was preceded in death by her father, Albert Bare and a sister, Wanda Atwood.
Surviving are two sons, Larry Bare and wife Karen of Crumpler, Kevin Caldwell of North Wilkesboro; ...
Mr. Wade Allen South Mr. Wade Allen South of West Jefferson died on Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at Cannon Memorial Hospital. He was 72.
Mr. South was born March 3, 1941, in Ashe County to David Andrew and Suzie Severt South.
Mr. South was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Goldy South; brothers, Earl and Robert South; and three grandchildren.
Mr. South worked for Raco for over 20 years. He loved his family and friends at Spruce Hill Apartments. He enjoy...
Mrs. Rosa Belle Pennington Miller Mrs. Rosa Belle Pennington Miller of Todd passed away Tuesday morning, May 14, 2013, at Forsyth Medical Center. She was 94.
Mrs. Miller was born in Ashe County on Thursday, March 20, 1919, to the late Clinton E. and Ada Graybeal Pennington.
She retired from Sprague Electric Company. She was a member of Zion United Methodist Church, where she sang in the choir for many years.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, Henry Paul Mill...
Mrs. Esther Mae Greer Little Mrs. Esther Mae Greer Little of Warrensville passed away Monday morning, May 13, 2013, at Blowing Rock Hospital & Davant Extended Care Facility. She was 102.
Mrs. Little was born in Ashe County on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 1911, to the late William Henry Harrison and Sarah Elzina Thompson Greer.
She was a member of the Clifton United Methodist Church. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She instilled godly values and cooking skills in h...
Gloria Lowe Eller Gloria Lowe Eller of Belmont passed away on Saturday, May 4, 2013. She was 75.
Born in Mt. Holly, she was the daughter of the late Horace and Mary Lowe.
She was a graduate of Mt. Holly High School.
Mrs. Eller was retired from American & Efird, where she had completed 15 years of service. She was a loving and generous mother, wife, daughter and niece, and gave unselfishly of her time and energy to care for family members whenever she was...
George Truett Eller Sr. George Truett Eller Sr., died on Saturday, May 11, 2013, in his home in Lansing. He was 88.
He was born and grew up in Ashe County and served in the South Pacific during World War II as a Naval medic and was a member of the local American Legion for over 60 years. After his naval service he returned to his roots serving as a teacher and coach at Lansing High School where he coached two undefeated football teams in 1961-2 and 1962-3, resulti...
Linda Miller Moretz Linda Miller Moretz of Baton Church Road, Granite Falls, passed away Friday, May 10, 2013, at Catawba Valley Medical Center, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was 52.
She was born June 29, 1960, in Ashe County to Florence Mash Miller of Glendale Springs and the late Gaither Bryant Miller.
Throughout her illness and cancer treatments, she maintained an unwavering faith in the Lord whom she loved and trusted wholeheartedly. Even in...
Mr. Delmer Reece Rash Mr. Delmer Reece Rash of West Jefferson, died on Saturday, May 11, 2013, at his residence. He was 94.
Mr. Rash was born on Jan. 24, 1919, in Ashe County to James Osborne and Blanche Lewis Rash.
Mr. Rash was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Edna Viola Rash; brother, Estel Rash; sister, Grace Rash.
Mr. Rash was a member and deacon of Buffalo Baptist Church. He retired from Sprague Electric. After retirement, he enjoyed working ...
Victor James ‘Jim’ Walker Victor James “Jim” Walker of Largo, Fla., passed away on May 8, 2013, after a long battle with cancer, leaving behind two daughters. He was 69.
Mr. Walker was born on Dec. 5, 1943, in Ashe County to the late Victor and Lucy Darnell Walker.
He is survived by two daughters, Missie Walker of the home and Teresa Walker Depoulter and husband Dave, of Delaware; ex-wife Betty and mother-in-law Dorothy Markland of Newark, Del.; one brother, Jerry...
Dewey Paul Vanover Dewey Paul Vanover of Creston died Sunday afternoon, May 5, 2013 at Watauga Medical Center in Boone. He was 77.
Mr. Vanover was born in Ashe County on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 1936, to the late Erix Charles and Leatha Belle Osborne Vanover.
He loved to read his Bible, play his guitar and sing. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He will be missed by all.
He is survived by his wife, Ellaree Pennington Vanover, of 56 years of marriag...
Mrs. Pauline J. Miller Mrs. Pauline J. Miller of Lansing died Sunday, May 5, 2013, at Ashe Memorial Hospital. She was 86.
Mrs. Miller was born January 21, 1927 in Ashe County to Marvin and Effie Miller Johnson.
Mrs. Miller was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Robert Earl Miller; two daughters, Janice and Janie Miller; and brother, Robert Johnson.
Mrs. Miller loved to spend time with her family, working with flowers and taking pictures. She loved...
Mr. Robert Glenn ‘Rob’ Richardson Mr. Robert Glenn “Rob” Richardson of West Jefferson died on Thursday, May 2, 2013, at his home. He was 53.
Mr. Richardson was born on Dec. 3, 1959, in Ashe County to Herbert Glenn and Betty Ruth Hart Richardson.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, trading, and raising beagles. Mr. Richardson was a member of Sabbath Home Baptist Church. He was saved and started his journey with Christ on Easter Sunday in April 1993. He loved to witness to other p...
Lanny Doyle Hartsoe Lanny Doyle Hartsoe, of Conover, formerly of Warrensville, passed away on Saturday, May 4, 2013, at his residence. He was 58.
Born Nov. 8, 1954, in Ashe County, he was the son of the late Robert Doyle Hartsoe and Mary Lee Richardson Blackwood.
Lanny was a life-long member of East First Street Baptist Church. He was a 1973 graduate of Newton-Conover High School, and a 1977 graduate of Catawba Valley Community College, obtaining two associa...
Mr. Donald ‘Donnie’ Edgar Thompson Mr. Donald “Donnie” Edgar Thompson of Jefferson died on Monday, April 29, 2013. He was 65.
Mr. Thompson was born on Sept. 16, 1947, in Ashe County to the late Conley and Lou Sheets Thompson.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, E.J. Hart.
Mr. Thompson was an Army veteran serving in the Vietnam era stationed in Germany from 1968-1970. He retired from United Chemi-Con after 43 years. Mr. Thompson was very act...