Jeff Pierce and Ryan Pierce created signs to cheer their mom, Blue Ridge Assisted Living & Memory Care resident Carolyn Pierce, who is unable to receive visitors during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Families, community help boost spirits at Blue Ridge facility

Blue Ridge Assited Living & Memory Care residents got a surprise when Jeff and Ryan Pierce showed up waving and carrying painted signs a couple of weeks ago. The two traveled from Denver, Colorado just to cheer up their mom, Carolyn Pierce,…

Jackie Turner


Edna Jacqueline “Jackie” Turner, age 76, of Morganton, passed away on Friday, March 27, 2020 at the Union General Hospital in Blairsville, Georgia.

Isabel Waters


Isabel Dora Towe Waters, age 95, of Blue Ridge, passed away on Saturday, March 28, 2020 at her home. 

Rob Ray


Mr. Robert Leon “Rob” Ray, age 61, of McCaysville, passed away on March 31, 2020 at his home. Born in Wyandotte, Michigan, he was the son of the late Boon Robert and Helen Lucille Cross Ray.