Geraldine Coone Ray

July 10, 1937 – September 25, 2021 Annie Geraldine (Coone) Ray, 84, of Weaverville, NC, passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 25, 2021, surrounded by love and loving care. She was preceded in death by her father Howard G. Coone, her mother, Odessa Whitesides Coone, and her friend and husband of 60 years, Mr. John […]

Martha Lavender Pugh McGeoch

Martha Lavender Pugh McGeoch, 91, went to be with her Lord on Thursday, April 21, 2022, surrounded by her family in Memphis, Tennessee. Martha was born on August 3, 1930 in Brooksville, Mississippi to Gus and Grace Lavender. She married Lloyd Leon Pugh on April, 1946, who preceded her in death in June 1984. She […]

Ralph Bernard Hasty

Ralph Bernard Hasty, 87, of Marshall, NC passed away Thursday, February 3, 2022, at home. Mr. Hasty was born in Crab Orchard, KY on January 14, 1935, son of the late Carlton “Carl” Elijah and Verlin Helton Hasty. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers: Albert, Delbert, Delmus and […]

Judithann “Judi” Choiley Milton

Judithann “Judi” Choiley Milton, 78, of Fletcher, passed away on Thursday, December 23, 2021 at Pardee Hospital. Judi was born on June 1, 1943 in Orlando, Florida. Family was her number one priority. Judi will be remembered for her unconditional love for her daughter Jennifer and her grandchildren who lovingly called her Grammy. Judithann Choiley […]

Eugene Bryan

Bryan Eugene “Cleve” Rice, 64, of Weaverville, NC, passed away on November 25th in Madisonville, Kentucky. Memorial service will be held at Brookstone Church in Weaverville on December 9th from 6-8pm.  Cleve was born in Buncombe County to Ruth and Marshall Rice on June 7th, 1957. He went to high school at North Buncombe High […]

Robert Franklin Evans

Robert Franklin Evans was born on 13 June 1933 in Warren, Ohio. He met the love of his life, Marilyn Knight, at Kent State University in 1955, when she sat next to him at a basketball game and ate all his popcorn that he had just purchased from the concession stand. Married in 1957, they […]

Daniel Lawrence Owen II

My brother, my friend, my Superman Daniel Lawrence Owen II, born on 9-2-1982, passed away on 9-16-2021. He was the most amazing and funny person to be around. So smart and talented. Everything and anything he set his mind to he could accomplish. He had a passion for fitness and music and loved playing guitar, […]

James Petrides

James “Jim” Thomas (Akins) Petrides passed away peacefully at his home in Barnardsville, NC on September 30 after years of battling many illnesses. Jim was born on September 12, 1938 in Charlotte, North Carolina. During WWII, his mother Sachel “Marie” (Mullis) Akins was a seamstress for the War effort. For a short time, Jim lived […]

Gerald Dale Rawls

Gerald Dale Rawls, 79, of Weaverville, passed away on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at the Charles George VA Medical Center in Asheville, NC.  Born January 11, 1942 in Ahoskie, NC, he was the son of the late Leon Henry Rawls and Lessie Dempsy Rawls.  He was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, […]

Constance Christine Kish

Constance Christine Kish, 84, of Hendersonville, NC passed away peacefully in her home on Wednesday, September 15, 2021. She was born on August 17, 1937 in Cleveland, Ohio to the late Earl and Lillian White. She than resided in Fort Lauderdale, Florida for over 30 years before moving to the mountains of Western North Carolina. […]