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Taylor John Welch

Aug 2, 2022

Mr. Taylor John Welch, 30, of Mount Airy, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday night, August 2, 2022.  Mr. Welch was born February 12, 1992, in Surry County, the son of James Edmond Welch, Jr. and Lisa Hiatt Whisenhunt.  Taylor was a true sports enthusiast, especially the Philadelphia Eagles (football) and New Orleans Pelicans (basketball).  His family and friends will remember...

Noretta Louise Jessup Hooker

Aug 2, 2022

Mrs. Noretta Hooker, age 81, of Pilot Mountain, passed away on Tuesday, August 2, 2022 at the Joan and Howard Woltz Hospice Home in Dobson.  She was born in Surry County on April 24, 1941 to the late Isom and Eunice Love Jessup.  Mrs. Hooker was a long-time member of Jessup Grove Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School  and...

Donald Michael French

Aug 1, 2022

Mr. Donald Michael French, age 57 of Bassett, Virginia passed away at his home on Monday, August 1, 2022.  He was born in Elmira, New York on September 27, 1964.  He was preceded in death by his father, Richard Oliver French; stepmother, Linda French; and stepfather, Kent Marshall.  Donald had many years of service as a fire fighter with the...

Randy Lewis Niten

Aug 1, 2022

Mr. Randy Lewis Niten, 55, of Ararat, VA, passed away early Monday morning, August 1, 2022, at the Joan and Howard Woltz Hospice Home in Dobson.  Mr. Niten was born April 9, 1967, in Surry County, the son of the late James William and Barbara Ann Sechrist Niten.  Randy owned and operated Niten Logging for many years and attended Mount...

Gabrielle "Gabby" Ann Hodges

Aug 1, 2022


Miss Gabrielle Ann “Gabby” Hodges, age 17, of Elkin, passed away Monday, August 1, 2022, at her residence. She was born July 21, 2005, in Surry County to Matt and Melissa Hutchens Hodges. In addition to her parents, left to cherish her memories are her grandparents, Frank Tate, Frank and Penny Hutchens, and Sue and Danny Brown; siblings, Grace...

Glenn McMillian

Aug 1, 2022

Mr. Glenn McMillian, age 93 of Cana, Virginia passed away on Monday, August 1, 2022, at his home surrounded by his family.  Mr. McMillian was born on August 19, 1928, in Carroll County, Virginia to the late Samuel Cassell and Laura Elizabeth Dawson McMillian.  Glenn was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother, and friend.  He will be deeply...

Ronald "R.J." Joel Cassady

Aug 1, 2022


Mr. Ronald Joel “R.J.” Cassady, age 68 of Stuart, passed away August 1, 2022, at Martinsville Health and Rehab.  He was born in Patrick County on April 23, 1954, to the late Joel H. Cassady and Elizabeth Overby Cassady.  In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his beloved pets.

            Surviving is his wife...

Cathy Denise Chamblin

Aug 1, 2022



Cathy Denise Chamblin, 58, of Mount Airy, passed away Monday, August 1, 2022, at her home.  She was born March 26, 1964, in Surry County to Rev. Ronnie Leroy Chamblin and Sharon Kay Carson Chamblin.  She was a loving mother, grandmother, daughter, sister and friend who will be missed by all that knew her.  In addition to her...

Steve Ronald Hardin, Sr.

Aug 1, 2022


Steve Ronald Hardin, Sr., age 68, of Stuart went to be with his Lord and Savior on August 1, 2022, after a long, brave battle with cancer.

Mr. Hardin was born on November 28, 1953, in Guilford County, NC, to the late Fred William Hardin and Jean Moyer Hardin.  Steve is preceded in death by two siblings, Linda Garrett...

Donald Lee Seats

Jul 31, 2022


Mr. Donald Lee Seats, 66, of Pilot Mountain passed away Sunday, July 31, 2022, at Johnston Willis Hospital in Richmond, VA.  He was born in Yadkin County on June 13, 1956, to the late Robert Nathaniel and Nellie Plowman Seats.  Mr. Seats was a retired master mechanic from Scenic Ford and a farmer.  He will be dearly missed by...

Marlin James Mabe

Jul 31, 2022


Mr. Marlin James Mabe, 41, of Mount Airy, went to his heavenly home on Sunday morning, July 31, 2022, from Atrium Health - Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston Salem.  He was born June 9, 1981, in Martinsville, VA to Patricia and Doyle Mabe.  Marlin graduated from Bassett High School and worked at Central States Manufacturing, Inc. in...

Judy Lane Bauguess

Jul 30, 2022


Mrs. Judy Lane Wood Bauguess, age 72, of Dobson, passed away Saturday, July 30, 2022, at her residence. She was born May 14, 1950, in Wilkes County to the late Zoye and Elsie Crabb Wood. She was employed by KDH Hosiery quality assurance for 20 plus years.. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her...

Lisa Dawn Holbrook

Jul 29, 2022


Ms. Lisa Dawn Holbrook, age 58, of Elkin, passed away Friday, June 29, 2022, after a long illness. She is now with her Lord and Savior. Lisa was born July 20, 1964, in Wilkes County, to the late Bonner and Lena Holbrook. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Wayne Holbrook; and nephew...

Tammy Mae Boles

Jul 29, 2022


Mrs. Tammy Mae Lawson Boles, 52 , of Ararat, North Carolina passed away Friday, July 29, 2022, at Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston Salem.  She was born in Surry County on August 20, 1969, to Phillip and Mary Moser Lawson.  Mrs. Boles was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother who will be dearly missed, and...

Gary Franklin Utt

Jul 28, 2022

Mr. Gary Franklin Utt, 57, of Mount Airy, passed away Thursday night, July 28, 2022, at LeConte Medical Center in Sevierville, TN.  Mr. Utt was born October 24, 1964, in Surry County, the son of the late Glenn Donald and Shirley Mae Hiatt Utt.  Gary worked as a machinist at SPX in Pilot Mountain, and he was an avid Dallas...

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