Watauga County Obituaries – Compiled Dec. 9, 2013

Published Monday, December 9, 2013 at 5:01 pm

Watauga County Obituaries – Compiled Dec. 9, 2013

James Conley Greene, D. Dec. 9, 2013.

Mr. James Conley “J. C.” Greene, Jr., age 89, of Ruth’s Lane, Greensboro, and a former resident of Boone, passed away Monday morning, December 9, 2013 at home.

He is survived by his wife Frances “Frankie” Teams Greene, one daughter; Linda Agnello and husband Stephen of Alpharetta, Georgia, one son, James C. “John” Greene, III and wife Donna of Raleigh, two granddaughters; Carly Agnello Bellard and husband Randy, and Tristen Agnello, one grandson; Christopher Greene, one great granddaughter; Madison Bellard and a number of nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, James Conley Greene, Sr. and Anner Watson Greene, a granddaughter, Mykylia Greene, four sisters; Lucy Clark, Bertie Blackburn, Eula Lawrence and Ruth Miller, and four brothers; Herbert, Kermit, Perry and Ira Greene.

Funeral services for Mr. J. C. Greene, Jr. will be conducted Wednesday afternoon at 2 o’clock at Austin & Barnes Funeral Home Chapel. Officiating will be Dr. Pat Knight. Entombment will follow at Mount Lawn Memorial Park Mausoleum. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 12:30 until 2 o’clock at Austin & Barnes Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Oak Grove Baptist Church, 306 Oak Grove Road, Boone, NC 28607 or to the Potter’s Hand Bible Church, 3468 Apex Peakway, Apex, NC 27502. 

Online condolences may be shared with the Greene family at www.austinandbarnesfuneralhome.com

Austin & Barnes Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the Greene family. 

Jim Meyers, D. Dec. 8, 2013

James M. “Jim” Meyers, age 92, of Boone, passed away Sunday, December 8, 2013, at Watauga Medical Center.

Funeral services for James M. “Jim” Meyers will be conducted Wednesday afternoon, December 11, 2013, at 1:00 o’clock, at Hampton Funeral Home Chapel. The body will lie in state, at the chapel, from 12:00 until 1:00 o’clock. Officiating will be Reverend David Ward. Burial will follow in Mount Lawn Memorial Park and Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Glenbridge Health Activities Fund, PO Box 2150, Boone, North Carolina, 28607.

Online condolences may be sent to the Meyers family at www.hamptonfuneralnc.com.

Hampton Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements.

Harvey Trivette, D. Dec. 6, 2013

Harvey L. Trivette, age 85, of Jefferson Road, Boone, passed away Friday morning, December 6, 2013, at Watauga Medical Center.

Harvey Trivette

Harvey Trivette

Mr. Trivette was born August 15, 1928 in Watauga County, a son of the late David and Elizabeth Rominger Trivette. He was a retired manager for the Winn Dixie Grocery Company and a member of Proffit’s Grove Baptist Church. Mr. Trivette served in the United States Navy during World War II.

Mr. Trivette is survived by his wife, Stella Hodgson Trivette of the home; one daughter, Dottie Morsette of Boone; three sons, Mike Trivette and wife Brenda of Boone, Danny Trivette and wife Bonnie of Cary, and Allen Trivette and wife Jane of Boone. He is also survived by ten grandchildren and fifteen great-grandchildren, and a number of nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by six sisters and three brothers.

Funeral services for Harvey L. Trivette will be conducted Sunday afternoon, December 8, 2013, at 3:00 o’clock, at Proffit’s Grove Baptist Church. The body will lie in state, at the church, from 1:00 until 3:00 o’clock. Officiating will be Reverend Delmar James and Reverend Herbert McCoy. Military graveside rites and burial, provided by American Legion Post 130 and Disabled American Veterans Chapter 90, will follow in Meat Camp Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Sunday afternoon, from 1:00 until 3:00 o’clock, at the church, prior to the service. At other times friends may call at the residence, 583 Jefferson Road, Boone.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donors choice.

Online condolences may be sent to the Trivette family at www.hamptonfuneralnc.com.

Hampton Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements.

Walter Parsons, D. Dec. 4, 2013

Walter Parsons

Walter Parsons

Walter Junior Parsons, 84, of Brownwood Road, Deep Gap, passed away Wednesday December 4, 2013 at his home. Born July 15, 1929 in Watauga County, he was a son of Walter William and Nellie Miller Parsons. Mr. Parsons was a long time member of Bethany Lutheran Church. The love of his life was his family and the light of his life was his grandchildren. He enjoyed the planting and harvest of his vegetable gardens and tending to his domestic animals. Mr. Parsons retired from Broyhill Furniture in Lenoir. 

Surviving are his wife of 57 years, Betty Lou Hodges Parsons; daughter, Wanda Short and husband, Don, of Deep Gap; daughter-in-law, Teresa Parsons, of Butler, TN; four grandchildren, Melissa Schnieder and Justin Short, both of West Jefferson,  Rebecca Lipford and husband, Heath, of Trade, TN, and Luke Short and wife, Kellen, of Boone; four great-grandchildren, Dylan Short, Elijah, Ethan and Ayden Schneider; brother, James Parsons and wife, Elree, of Lenoir; and three sisters, Ethel Jones of Todd, Ola Walker of Hickory, and Vergie Moretz of Boone. 

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Maurice Parsons; two brothers, Clarence and Howard Parsons; and two sisters, Lucille Watson and Ophelia Watson. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, December 7, at 2 PM at Bethany Lutheran Church, officiated by Pastor John Bollinger and Vicar James Smith. The family will receive friends Saturday afternoon from 12:30 until 2 o’clock, prior to services, at the church. Burial will follow in Old Mount Pleasant Cemetery. 

Flowers are appreciated or memorials may be made to Medi-Home Hospice, PO Box 1357, Newland, NC 28657, or to Bethany Lutheran Church, 1030 Big Hill Road, Boone, NC 28607. 

Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.austinandbarnesfuneralhome.com.

Austin & Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Parsons family.

Barbra Hills Stuart, D. Dec. 4, 2013

On December 4th, around 2:30 a.m., Barbara Hills Stuart left the life that she’d known to walk the beach with Ned, her beloved husband, who preceded her in death. Barbara loved her mountains, cherished her family, and expressed herself through watercolors.

She is survived by her daughter Susan Davis and husband Chris; son Don Stuart and wife Cindy; grandchildren Chris Davis, Scot Davis, Jonathan Stuart, Stephany Stuart-Waters, and Whitney Davis and five great grandchildren Nathan, Ellie, Adeline, Reynolds, and Walker.

Arrangements to celebrate her life are pending.

Memorial donations may be made to the Blowing Rock Garden Club, PO Box 2549, Blowing Rock, NC 28605.

Frontis Davis, D. Dec. 4, 2013

Mr. Frontis Lynn Davis, age 58, of Boone, died December 4, 2013.

Frontis Davis

Frontis Davis

Lynn is survived by one daughter, Carrie Davis Hagaman and husband John of Boone; two granddaughters, Madelyn “Maddie” Hagaman and Elizabeth “Lizzie” Hagaman, both of Boone; his mother, Nina Davis of Boone; one sister, Ann Davis Tester and husband Eugene of Mountain City; a special friend, Denise Dietz of Zionville, and special aunts and uncles, Joyce and Ronnie Greene of Lenoir, and Roger Watson and wife Annamae of Valle Crucis.

He was preceded in death by his father, James Frontis Davis; his paternal grandparents, James and Bessie Davis, and his maternal grandparents, Walter and Effie Watson.

Memorial services for Frontis Lynn Davis will be announced at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 1300 Baxter Street, Suite 150, Charlotte, North Carolina, 28204.

Online condolences may be sent to the Davis family at www.hamptonfuneralnc.com

Hampton Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements.

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