Violet Elizabeth Moretz McCune, age 79, of Tom Jackson Road, Boone, passed away Tuesday, June 21, 2022 at her residence. She was a native and lifelong resident of Watauga County and the daughter of the late Robert Ray and Sarah Lucille Moretz. She was a 1960 graduate of Appalachian High School and a 1963 graduate of Charlotte Memorial Hospital School of Nursing. Violet served as a Registered Nurse for many years in the Watauga Hospital, and later in her career in the Blowing Rock Hospital. She is survived by a son, Michael McCune and his wife Kimberly of Boone, her daughter, Diane Leonard and her husband Joseph of Winston-Salem, and a son, David McCune and his wife Melody of Mocksville. Eight grandchildren, Haley McCune, Sydney McCune, Michala McCune Gallina, Tayler McCune, Kyle McCune, Sarah Leonard, Hannah Leonard, and Chloe McCune. Also surviving are two great grandchildren, Aubree Gallina and Brynlee Gallina. Graveside services will be conducted Saturday, July 23, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. in Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Officiating will be Pastor Laura Weant of Bethany Lutheran Church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Medi Home Health and Hospice, 100 Shadowline Drive, Boone, NC 28607. Online condolences may be shared with the family at the website www.austinandbarnesfuneralhome.com. Austin & Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the McCune family.