Obituaries

Jimmy Shook

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Jimmy Dell Shook, age 78, of Blue Ridge, passed away at his home on Sunday, March 22, 2020.

James Holt

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Mr. James A.N. Holt, age 80, of Morganton, died Wednesday, March 25, 2020.

Eugene Kuykendall

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Mr. Eugene Kuykendall, age 88, of Blue Ridge Street, Blue Ridge, passed away peacefully on Sunday March 29, 2020 in the Union County Nursing Home following a period of declining health. Mr.

Phillip Thomas

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Phillip Jeffery Thomas, age 61, of Mineral Bluff, went home to be with Jesus on March 21, 2020, surrounded by loved ones. 

Illa Payne

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Illa Marie Payne, age 40, of McCaysville, passed away Saturday, March 14, 2020. 

Illa is survived by her mother Patsy and several other relatives and friends.

Donald Hood

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Reverend Donald Lee Hood (Don), 67, beloved husband of Glenda Hunter Hood, passed away peacefully Thursday, March 19, 2020, at his home surrounded by family and friends.

Birdie Dillard

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Mrs. Birdie Mae Dillard, age 93, of Copperhill, passed away on Thursday, March 19, 2020. She was born on January 18, 1927 to the late Amos Cross and Della Talley Cross.

Kathy Jones

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Kathy Wright Jones, age 69, of Blairsville, passed away Tuesday, March 17, 2020, at her home. She was born May 11, 1950, to the late Fred Ephraim Wright and Mary Ellen Carpenter Wright.

Martin Johns

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Martin Johns, age 86, of Cumming, Georgia, passed away Sunday, March 15, 2020.