Asheville Citizen-Times Obituaries

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October 20, 2017

Sandra Lee Harding

Sandra Lee Harding

Swannanoa, NC

Sandra Lee Harding Swannanoa - Sandra Lee Fuller Harding, 68, passed away Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at Memorial Mission Hospital. She was a native of Cherokee County in Andrews, NC. Sandra was the daughter of the late Wallace and Jean Daley Fuller and widow of Timothy C....

Richard Thomas Redmond

Richard Thomas Redmond

Fairview, NC

Richard Thomas Redmond Fairview - Richard Thomas "Tommy" Redmond, 67, passed away Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at the Charles George VA Medical Center. A native and lifelong resident of Buncombe County, he was a son of the late Herman Redmon and Robena Laughter Redmon. He was...

Juanita Rice Shanley

Juanita Rice Shanley

Asheville, NC

Juanita Rice Shanley Asheville - Juanita Rice Shanley, 65, went to be with her Lord on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at the John F. Keever, Jr. Solace Center. A native and resident most of her life of Buncombe County, she retired in 2014 as an Administrator for WNC Regional...

Donald Rozier Shelley

Donald Rozier Shelley

Asheville, NC

Donald Rozier Shelley Asheville - Donald Rozier Shelley, 67, husband of Caroline Sprinkle Shelley, died Wednesday, October 18, 2017. Mr. Shelley retired from GB Shoes. His family will receive friends from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Saturday at Groce Funeral Home, Patton...

Walter P. Smith

Walter P. Smith

Mars Hill, NC

Walter P. Smith Mars Hill - MARS HILL - Walter Price Smith, 87, retired former vice president of Mars Hill College (University), died Tuesday, October 17, 2017, at Madison Health and Rehabilitation in Mars Hill, NC. A 1949 junior college graduate of the Baptist school, he...

Richard Stone

Richard Stone

Marshall, NC

Richard Stone Marshall - Richard Lee Stone, 72, passed away Tuesday, October 17, 2017. He was the son of the late Ernest and Ila Allen Stone. He is preceded in death by sister, Joyce Barnhardt and brother Darrell Stone. His is survived by his wife of 49 yrs., Barbara Ashe...

Ernest Tilley

Ernest Tilley

Fairview, NC

Ernest Tilley Fairview - Ernest Roosevelt Tilley, 84, of Fairview, passed away on Wednesday, October 18, 2017. A native of Jackson County, he was the son of the late Ausbone and Allie Bennett Tilley. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 38...

October 19, 2017

Dr. Charles L. Adams

Dr. Charles L. Adams

Whitsett, NC

Dr. Charles L. Adams Whitsett - Our beloved, Rev. Charlie Adams, 80, went to be with the Lord on October 14, 2017. He died at Moses Cone Hospital in Greensboro, NC due to complications from an extended illness. The family wishes to express their gratitude for the care and...

Edna Rice Allman

Edna Rice Allman

Marshall, NC

Edna Rice Allman Marshall - Edna Rice Allman, 79, passed away at her home Tuesday, October 17, 2017. She was a native of Madison County and daughter of the late Jesse Karo And Thelma Ward Rice. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband Roy Allman;...

Harvey "Don" Boone

Harvey "Don" Boone

Weaverville, NC

Harvey "Don" Boone Weaverville - Don Boone, 75, of Weaverville did it his way! He went into the arms of his Holy Creator on Sunday, October 8, 2017, and was greeted by his baby girl, Norma Jean; parents, Harlon and Estelle; and siblings, Barbara Anne and Gene Boone. Don...

Elizabeth Grant

Elizabeth Grant

Arden, NC

Elizabeth Grant Arden - Elizabeth Lalena Grant, 37, passed away Sunday, October 8, 2017. Elizabeth was born in South Korea and attended local South Asheville schools. She worked in the food industry and always was able to leave a position more organized than when she began....

Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times from Oct. 10 to Oct. 19, 2017.

Daniel Briscoe Owenby

Daniel Briscoe Owenby

Fairview, NC

Daniel Briscoe Owenby Fairview - Daniel Briscoe Owenby, 74, of Fairview passed away on Sunday, October 15, 2017. A native of Buncombe county, he was the son of the late Willard and Eula Hall Owenby. Dan was also preceded in death by his son, Stephen Daniel Owenby; and a...

David Allen Tickle

David Allen Tickle

Fairview, NC

David Allen Tickle Fairview - David Allen Tickle, 75, passed away on October 17, 2017 at CarePartners Hospice Solace Center following a brief illness. He leaves behind his wife of 54 years, Nancy Ledbetter Tickle; his sons, Samuel and Travis (wife, Jessica), three...

October 18, 2017

Pamela Diane Frady Jones

Pamela Diane Frady Jones

Asheville, NC

Pamela Diane Frady Jones Asheville - Pamela Diane Frady Jones, 60, died on Monday, October 16, 2017. An Asheville native, Pamela was a daughter of the late Edward and Betty McFall Frady. She was also preceded in death by her husband, James Dewey Jones. Mrs. Jones is...

John Wesley Williams IV

John Wesley Williams IV

Asheville, NC

John Wesley Williams IV Asheville - John Wesley Williams IV, 41, passed away Thursday, October 12, 2017 in Asheville. John is preceded in death by his father, John Wesley Williams III. Surviving John are his wife, Kristin Williams and children, Allee, Evan, and Gretchen...

Haywood Edward Willis

Haywood Edward Willis

Candler, NC

Haywood Edward Willis Candler - Haywood Edward Willis, 82, of Candler, died Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, NC A native of Highlands Co., Florida, Mr. Willis was a son of the late Willie Edward Willis and Bessie Russ...

Skylar Miracle Young

Skylar Miracle Young

Asheville, NC

Skylar Miracle Young Asheville - Skylar Miracle Young, infant daughter of Terrell K. Young and Sherry Williams, and granddaughter of Francine Young, passed away Friday, October 13, 2017. A memorial service will be at 3:00 p.m. Thursday in the Patton Avenue chapel of Groce...

October 17, 2017

Gerald Morris Green

Gerald Morris Green

Asheville, NV

Gerald Morris Green Asheville - Gerald Morris Green, 87, passed away October 11, 2017 at his home in Henderson Nevada. He served 21 years in the US Air Force and retired in 1971 at Travis AFB California after serving 30 missions in B-29's over North Korea in the Korean War...

Nancy Lance Long

Nancy Lance Long

Asheville, NC

Nancy Lance Long Asheville - Nancy Elaine Lance Long, 75, of Asheville, passed away on Sunday, October 15, 2017, at Mission Hospital. She was born in Buncombe County to the late Charles and May Rayfield Lance and was also preceded in death by her brother, George...

John McGuire

John McGuire

Asheville, NC

John O'Brien McGuire Asheville - John O'Brien McGuire passed away on Thursday morning, October 12, 2017. Born and raised in Charlotte, NC, he came with his wife and three sons to Asheville in July of 1978 to open a private practice of his own in general surgery from which he...

Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times from Oct. 15 to Oct. 17, 2017.

Mary Louise Boone Young

Mary Louise Boone Young

Burnsville, NC

Mary Louise Boone Young Burnsville - Mary Louise Boone Young, age 73, of Burnsville, passed away on Sunday, October 15, 2017 at the Memorial Mission Campus in Asheville after complications from heart surgery. She was the loving daughter of the late Pearl Marshbanks Boone and...

October 16, 2017

Benson Luther "Ben" James Jr.

Benson Luther "Ben" James Jr.

Swannanoa, NC

Benson "Ben" Luther James, Jr. Swannanoa - Benson "Ben" Luther James, Jr., 72, of Swannanoa, passed away Saturday, October 14, 2017 at Mission St. Joseph's Hospital in Asheville. Ben was born is Asheville, North Carolina on April 24, 1945 to the late Benson Luther James, Sr....

October 15, 2017

Dean Robert Baehman

Dean Robert Baehman

Weaverville, NC

Dean Robert Baehman Weaverville - Dean Robert Baehman, age 68, of Weaverville died Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at John F. Keever Solace Center. Mr. Baehman was born March 24, 1949 in Lincoln County Wisconsin and was a resident of Buncombe County since 1993. Dean was a member...

Rev. N. Laine Calloway

Rev. N. Laine Calloway

Asheville, NC

Rev. N. Laine Calloway Asheville - Rev. N. Laine Calloway, daughter of the late James Lester and Mildred B. Calloway, began a new journey Monday, Oct. 9th, 2017 at the age of 66. Born in Morganton, NC, Laine lived the majority of her life in her home state, receiving a BA...

Paula Elaine Jones Cordell

Paula Elaine Jones Cordell

Black Mountain, NC

Paula Elaine Jones Cordell Black Mountain - Paula Elaine Jones Cordell, 62, entered into eternal peace on Saturday, October 7, 2017 surrounded by the ones she laughed with, loved, and lived for at her home in Black Mountain, where she had lived most of her life. Her strong...

Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times from Oct. 10 to Oct. 15, 2017.

Joan Abbott Crook

Joan Abbott Crook

Candler, NC

Joan Abbott Crook Candler - Joan Abbott Crook of Candler, passed from this life on Wednesday, October 11, 2017, after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer's disease. She was surrounded by family at Emerald Ridge Rehabilitation Center where she was receiving care and from Hospice...

Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on Oct. 15, 2017.

Brenda Ann Dixon

Brenda Ann Dixon

Alexander, NC

Brenda Ann Dixon Alexander - Brenda Ann Dixon, age 61, of Alexander died Wednesday, October 11, 2017 in Asheville. Brenda was born August 14, 1956 in Virginia and loved living in the mountains, and for part of her life by the ocean in Virginia. She was a CMA at a pediatric...

Alice J. Hancy

Alice J. Hancy

Asheville, NC

Alice J. Hancy Asheville - Alice J. Hancy died on October 10, 2017 at age 95 as a resident of Givens Estates. She was predeceased by her beloved husband, John R. Hancy on January 13, 2017 and is survived by daughter, Lisa (Paul Sivanich); and son Brian (Kathleen) Hancy....

John Vell Harris Jr.

John Vell Harris Jr.

Hayesville, Nc

John Vell Harris, Jr. Hayesville, NC - John Vell Harris, Jr. passed away on October 12, 2017 at the age of 92. Mr. Harris was born and raised in Griffin, GA as one of nine siblings. In the tenth grade, he felt the call of duty to his country, dropped out of school, and...

Sherman Knox Jr.

Sherman Knox Jr.

Brevard, NC

Sherman Knox, Jr. Brevard - The Lord was observing things around Him on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 when he realized someone was missing. He told the Angels to go, place a visit to Sherman at his earthly home located at 217 Duckworth Avenue, Brevard North Carolina. God knew...

Woodfin E. "Woody" Lipham

Woodfin E. "Woody" Lipham

Canton, NC

Woodfin E. "Woody" Lipham Canton - Woodfin Emmett "Woody" Lipham, age 98, passed away on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at his residence. A native of Colquitt County, Georgia, he was a son of the late Henry Ross and Sarah Jane Arrington Lipham. In addition to his parents, he was...

Julius "Jay" McClure

Julius "Jay" McClure

Canton, NC

Julius "Jay" McClure Canton - Julius "Jay" McClure, age 75, passed away on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at the CarePartners Solace Center. A celebration of life service will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 in the Canton Chapel of Wells Funeral Home. The...

In Memoriam

Brenda King Mears

In Memoriam

Brenda King Mears

Asheville, NC

LOVE YA, FOREVER AND ALWAYS HUSBAND, FAMILY AND FRIENDS HER SWEETHEART JACKIE, MARK, JOYCE, CALEB, MEGAN, PAUL, ELZA, SOLOMAN, MELANA, RUTH, JORDAN, NICOLE, BRUCE, RHONDA, TYLA, CAMERON, TRITION, BARRY, AMY, CODY, BLAKE, BECKIE, AUSTIN, MEGAN, GRANNY, AUNT MARIANNA, UNCLE...

Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times from Oct. 8 to Oct. 15, 2017.