Asheville Citizen-Times Obituaries

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December 10, 2017

William "Bill" Blanchard

William "Bill" Blanchard

Swannanoa, NC

William "Bill" Blanchard Swannanoa - William F. "Bill" Blanchard, 70, passed away Thursday, December 7, 2017. Born in Hartford, CT, Bill was a son of the late William Frederick Blanchard, Jr. and Mary Plummer Blanchard. He was co-owner, with his wife, of B&B Tile Company and...

Randall Keith Carter

Randall Keith Carter

Asheville, NC

Randall Keith Carter Asheville - Randall Keith Carter died December 3, 2017. Mr. Carter's originally scheduled memorial service was postponed, and the service will now be held at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, December 15, 2017, in the Patton Ave. chapel of Groce Funeral Home. The...

Sandra Wallin Clementson

Sandra Wallin Clementson

Asheville, NC

Sandra Wallin Clementson Asheville - Sandra Wallin Clementson, 66, of Asheville NC, passed away at the St. Joseph Campus of Mission Hospital in Asheville on Wednesday, December 6, 2017. Sandy was a thirty year employee of the Buncombe County Sheriff's Department, retiring...

Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times from Dec. 7 to Dec. 10, 2017.

Mary Noyes Cook

Mary Noyes Cook

Asheville, NC

Mary Noyes Cook Asheville - Mary Noyes Cook, born November 7th, 1949, daughter of William Blanton Noyes and Elizabeth Griffin Noyes (deceased), died unexpectedly in her sleep, Sunday, December 3rd. She was preceded in death by her husband Kenneth H Cook, and is survived by...

William Don Galloway

William Don Galloway

Asheville, NC

William Don Galloway Asheville - William Don Galloway of Asheville died November 14 at Mission Hospital following a heart attack. He was 77 years old. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Judith Taylor Galloway and by their two children, Leslie Anne Connolly (Marc) of...

Betty Beal Logan

Betty Beal Logan

Laurel Park, Nc

Betty Beal Logan Laurel Park, NC - Betty Beal Logan died on December 2, 2017 at her home in Laurel Park North Carolina. Betty was born on February 11, 1932 and grew up in Murphy, North Carolina. She was the daughter of Charlie and Hazel Beal. Like many depression-era children...

Pat Moore

Pat Moore

Asheville, NC

Pat Moore Asheville - Pat Moore passed 12/7/17. Born to Roy and Myrtle Whiteside on 2/9/42. Survived by her husband Tom; sister Inez; 3 children Ann Marie, Rhonda, and Daniel; and 2 stepsons Mark and Chris. A gathering of friends will happen on December 10 at 3pm at Inez's...

Myrtle Viola Shipman

Myrtle Viola Shipman

Hampton, Va

Myrtle Viola Shipman Hampton, VA - Myrtle Viola Shipman died November 17, 2017 age 98, in Hampton Virginia. She lived most of her life in the Asheville area of North Carolina and was the daughter of Lora and Culberson Maney. Myrtle was preceded in death by husbands Ed...

Lucile Ponder Sprinkle

Lucile Ponder Sprinkle

Marshall, NC

Lucile Ponder Sprinkle Marshall - Lucile Ponder Sprinkle passed away on Wednesday, December 7, 2017 at Memorial Mission Hospital. She was born and lived in the Bull Creek Community as a child. In 1957, Lucile graduated from Mars Hill High School. She attended Mars Hill...

Arnold Taylor

Arnold Taylor

Asheville, NC

Arnold Taylor Asheville - Arnold Taylor, 95, of Asheville, died Thursday, December 7, 2017. A native of Buncombe Co., Arnold was a son of the late Melvin and Nancy Caine Taylor. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Helen Tipton Taylor. Mr. Taylor was a veteran of the...

Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times from Dec. 9 to Dec. 10, 2017.

David Glenn Wallen

David Glenn Wallen

Black Mountain, NC

David Glenn Wallen Black Mountain - David Glenn Wallen of Black Mountain, NC went to be with Jesus on December 8, 2017. David was born in Asheville, NC on January 7, 1954. He was preceded in death by his father, Ralph F. (Buddy) Wallen. David is survived by his mother,...

December 11, 2017

Margaret Ann Clontz Brooks

Margaret Ann Clontz Brooks

Leicester, NC

Margaret Ann Clontz Brooks Leicester - Margaret Ann Clontz Brooks, age 69, passed away on Thursday, December 7, 2017 at Mission Hospital. A native of Haywood County, she was the daughter of the late Fred and Rosa Spain Clontz. In addition to her parents, Margaret was...

J. Mitchell Elrod Jr.

J. Mitchell Elrod Jr.

Asheville, NC

J. Mitchell Elrod, Jr. Asheville - J. Mitchell Elrod was born in Jefferson, GA in 1921 to Julius M. and Sarah Kathryn Tribble Elrod. He was reared on the campus of Berry College where his father was a professor of agriculture. Mr. Elrod graduated from Berry College in 1941...

Alice Gilliam

Alice Gilliam

Fairview, NC

Alice Gilliam Fairview - Alice Laws Gilliam, 80, of Fairview passed away on Saturday, December 9, 2017 at Fleshers of Fairview Healthcare Center. A native of Madison County, she was a resident of Buncombe County most of her life. She was the daughter of the late John Laws...

Bobby G. Griffith

Bobby G. Griffith

Candler, NC

Bobby G. Griffith Candler - Bobby Gerald Griffith, age 77, passed away Thursday, December 7, 2017. The funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 13, 2017 in the chapel of Crawford / Ray Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Canton. Burial with military...

Annemarie H. Keller

Annemarie H. Keller

Fletcher, NC

Annemarie H. Keller Fletcher - Annemarie Hahn Keller, 92, passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 9, 2017, at The Lodge at Mills River. Born August 14, 1925, in Schlitz, Germany, Mrs. Keller was a young adult during World War II. She was educated in Germany and Poland,...

Tracy Walker McFarlan

Tracy Walker McFarlan

Asheville, NC

Tracy Walker McFarlan Asheville - Tracy Walker McFarlan died peacefully at Givens Health Center on Wednesday, November 29, 2017. Born on January 7, 1923 in Brooklyn, NY, his parents Edward McFarlan and Marjorie Walker McFarlan raised Tracy and his brother Edward in Greenwich,...

Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times from Dec. 6 to Dec. 31, 2017.

Bruce Penland

Bruce Penland

Candler, NC

Bruce Penland Candler - Larry Bruce Penland, 63, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, December 9, 2017. A native of Buncombe County, in his younger years, he had the privilege to play the upright bass with the Primitive Quartet. He was in sales most of his life, including...

Dorothy "Kati" Phelps

Dorothy "Kati" Phelps

Asheville, NC

Dorothy "Kati" Phelps Asheville - Dorothy "Kati" Phelps, 70 of Asheville North Carolina. Lost her battle with cancer at CarePartners Solace Center on Saturday, December 9, 2017, surrounded by her family. Kati was born on 2.18.1947 in Pensacola Fl to Martha Pate Pittman and...

December 9, 2017

Edward McDowell Jr.

Edward McDowell Jr.

Asheville, NC

Edward McDowell Jr. Candler - Edward McDowell Jr, 78, of Candler passed away on Sunday, December 3, 2017. Receiving of friends will be from 2 to 4 PM on Friday, December 15, 2017 in the chapel of Asheville Area Alternative Funeral and Cremation Services. Condolences may be...

Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times from Dec. 7 to Dec. 9, 2017.

Malcolm J. Sprinkle

Malcolm J. Sprinkle

Weaverville, NC

MALCOLM J. SPRINKLE Weaverville - Malcolm J. Sprinkle, age 78, of Jupiter Road, died Friday, December 08, 2017. Malcolm was born November 13, 1939 in Buncombe County to the late Guy W. and Willie Mae Wilde Sprinkle. He was formerly employed with Winn Dixie and Sam's Club. In...

December 8, 2017

Rufus Cedric "Bookie" Baker

Rufus Cedric "Bookie" Baker

Asheville, NC

Rufus Cedric " Bookie" Baker Asheville - Rufus Cedric "Bookie" Baker, 32, died unexpectedly Thursday, November 30, 2017. Rufus was a native of Asheville and a son of Rufus Cedric Lane and the late Regina Baker. He attended the Asheville City Schools. Rufus enjoyed playing...

David A. Grasty

David A. Grasty

Candler And West Ashevil, NC

David A. Grasty Candler & West Asheville - David A. Grasty, 78, of Candler, passed away Wednesday, December 6, 2017 after a short illness. David was a son of the late Charlie and Marie Grasty. He was born in Haywood County, and later moved to Candler. He was also preceded in...

Susan Ann Bradley "Susie-Q" Greene

Susan Ann Bradley "Susie-Q" Greene

Asheville, NC

Susan Ann "Susue-Q" Bradley Greene Asheville - Susan Ann "Susie-Q" Bradley Greene, of Asheville, died December 5, 2017 at the Four Seasons Elizabeth House in Flat Rock at the age of 59. A native and lifelong resident of Asheville, Ms. Greene was born April 2, 1958 to Albert...

Katherine M. (Israel) Hunnicutt (Boyer)

Katherine M. (Israel) Hunnicutt (Boyer)

Asheville, NC

Katherine M. (Boyer) (Israel) Hunnicutt Asheville - Kathy Hunnicutt of Asheville, North Carolina, entered eternal life on, Saturday, December 3, 2017. Kathy was born October 20, 1949 in Hendersonville, North Carolina. A Navy Spouse for 12 years, Kathy lived all over the...

Eva E. McAfee

Eva E. McAfee

Charlotte, NC

Eva E. McAfee Charlotte - Eva E. McAfee age 56 of Charlotte passed away on December 1, 2017. Home Going services will be held 1pm Friday, visitation 12pm at Grace Tabernacle of Prayer 524 Melynda Rd. Rosadale Funeral and Cremation/Rosa-W.L. Truesdale Memorial Chapel 3641 is...

Lattie Whittemore

Lattie Whittemore

Arden, NC

Lattie Beard Whittemore Arden - Lattie Beard Whittemore, 60, of Arden, passed away Tuesday, December 5, 2017, following a long and courageous battle that he fought until the end. A native of Pontiac, MI, he was a son of the late Lance B. and Gladys Brownell Whittemore. He...

Rita Suzanne Frey Yoder

Rita Suzanne Frey Yoder

Black Mountain, NC

Rita Suzanne Frey Yoder Black Mountain - "Rita Suzanne Frey Yoder, 75, passed away Monday, December 5, 2017. A celebration of life will be held at 2:30pm Saturday, December 9th 2017 at First Christian Church of Black Mountain. www.PenlandFamilyFuneralHome.com"

December 7, 2017

Elizabeth "Annette" Adkins

Elizabeth "Annette" Adkins

Black Mountain, NC

Elizabeth "Annette" Adkins Black Mountain - Elizabeth "Annette" Adkins, 64, of Black Mountain, NC, transitioned peacefully from this life to life eternal on November 29, 2017 surrounded by the love of family and friends at the Hospice Solace Center in Asheville, NC. Annette...

Randall Keith Carter

Randall Keith Carter

Asheville, NC

Randall Keith Carter Asheville - Randall Keith Carter, 40, of Asheville, died December 3, 2017. Born December 29, 1976 in Buncombe Co., Randall was a son of Timothy Mathews and Janice Marie Henson. He is also survived by his special father, Dale Wall; adoptive father, Bobby...

Taylor Dawn Fisher

Taylor Dawn Fisher

Black Mountain, NC

Taylor Dawn Fisher Black Mountain - Taylor Dawn Fisher, born July 23, 1993, passed over into Heaven and became one of God's Angels on December 3, 2017. Taylor was 24 years old and had battled Cystic Fibrosis (CF) all her life. Taylor did not let CF define who she was. She had...

Collie Whitted Jr.

Collie Whitted Jr.

Hendersonville, NC

Collie Whitted, Jr. Hendersonville - On December 5th, 2017 Collie Whitted Jr. at the age of 94 was freed from these earthly constraints just four days short of his 95th birthday. Collie was born on December 9th 1922 in the Crabtree community of Haywood County to Collie...

December 6, 2017

Naomi Bradley

Naomi Bradley

Arden, NC

Naomi Mary Conner Bradley Arden - Naomi Mary Conner Bradley, 73, of Arden, passed away at her residence on December 4, 2017. A native of Buncombe County, she was a daughter of the late Stephen and Artlessie Pinner Conner. She was also preceded in death by her former husband,...

Ted Talbert Caldwell

Ted Talbert Caldwell

Leicester, NC

Ted Talbert Caldwell Leicester - Ted Talbert Caldwell, 80, of Leicester, passed away on Monday, December 4, 2017, at his home. A native of Buncombe Co., Ted was a son of the late Roy and Bertha King Caldwell. He was also preceded in death by his grandson, Alex Jarosz; and...

Margaret McKay Burns Cilurzo

Margaret McKay Burns Cilurzo

Franklin, Tn

Margaret McKay Burns Cilurzo Franklin, TN - Margaret McKay Burns Cilurzo, four days short of her 80th birthday, passed away suddenly but peacefully in Franklin, TN on November 29, 2017. Margaret was born on December 3, 1937 in Bronx, NY, daughter of the late Henry P. Burns...

Walter Dockins Sr.

Walter Dockins Sr.

Arden, NC

Walter Dockins, Sr. Arden - Walter "Doc" Monroe Dockins, Sr., 70, left his family to be with the Lord on Sunday, December 3, 2017 at his residence, in the presence of his loved ones. Walter was born in Buncombe Co. to the late John and Edith Butler Dockins. Doc is survived...

Rebecca S. Henry

Rebecca S. Henry

Waynesville, NC

Rebecca S. Henry Waynesville - Rebecca Ann Smathers Henry, 63, passed away on Monday, December 4, 2017 at The Homestead. A native and lifelong resident of Haywood County, she was a daughter of the late David Lawrence and Velda Walton Smith Smathers. In addition to her...

Dale Lamberson

Dale Lamberson

Mars Hill, NC

Dale Lamberson Mars Hill - Dale Allen Lamberson, 81, of Mars Hill, North Carolina, passed away on Saturday, December 2nd, 2017. Born in Cambridge City, Indiana to Fred and Bertha Lamberson. Dale was predeceased by his parents and his older brother Arvin. Dale is survived by...

Wester Lou Ellen Sneed Lominac

Wester Lou Ellen Sneed Lominac

Black Mountain, NC

Wester Lou Ellen Sneed Lominac Black Mountain - Wester Lou Ellen Sneed Lominac, 93, of Black Mountain, passed away December 4, 2017. She was born November 8, 1924 in Buncombe County to the late Ed H. and Gertrude Smith Sneed. Wester was of the Presbyterian faith. In...

Catherine W. Messer

Catherine W. Messer

Asheville, NC

Catherine W. Messer Asheville - Rachael Catherine Worley Messer, 93, passed away Sunday, December 3, 2017 at Pisgah Manor Health Care Center. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at Starnes Cove Baptist Church. The family will receive...

Judith Worley Pate

Judith Worley Pate

Asheville, NC

Judith Worley Pate Asheville - Judith "Judy" Anne Worley Pate, 76, of Asheville, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, December 4, 2017 at her residence, after an extended illness. She was surrounded by her loving family. A native of Haywood County she is the daughter of...

Doris Annette Ward (Cline)

Doris Annette Ward (Cline)

Candler, NC

DORIS ANNETTE (CLINE) WARD Candler - Doris Annette (Cline) Ward, 99, of Asheville, NC, passed away Friday, December 1, 2017, at Pisgah Valley Retirement Center, Candler, NC. She was born June 28, 1918 in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada, the daughter of Carl Gordon and...

Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times from Dec. 3 to Dec. 6, 2017.

Charlena Pam Warren Wilson

Charlena Pam Warren Wilson

Asheville, NC

Charlena Pam Warren Wilson Asheville - Charlena Pam Warren Wilson, 57, of Asheville, died Monday, December 4, 2017. A native of Buncombe Co., Pam was a daughter of the late W.H. "Snowball" and Betty Hamlin Davis. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Norris Wilson,...

December 5, 2017

Peggy Mitchell Atkinson

Peggy Mitchell Atkinson

Asheville, NC

Peggy Mitchell Atkinson Asheville - Peggy Mitchell Atkinson, 89, of Ashville passed away Thursday, November 30th, 2017 at Shaire Center in Lenoir. Born June 23rd, 1928 she was the daughter of the late Harry Mitchell and Margaret Williamson Mitchell. Peggy was a native of...

Albert Paul Dalton

Albert Paul Dalton

Swannanoa, NC

Albert Paul Dalton Swannanoa - Albert Paul Dalton, 94, of Swannanoa, passed away Monday, December 4, 2017. Mr. Dalton was born October 12, 1923 in McDowell County to the late Rev. Barney and Katherine Davis Dalton. He worked for McMurray Chevrolet and he was the owner and...

Arney Benson Fields

Arney Benson Fields

Asheville, NC

Arney Benson Fields Asheville - Arney Rose Benson Fields, 88, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at the John F. Keever, Jr. Solace Center. A lifelong resident of Buncombe County, she attended Rays Chapel and was a daughter of the late Horace Benson and...

December 4, 2017

Vascal Harold Aiken

Vascal Harold Aiken

Alexander, NC

VASCAL HAROLD AIKEN ALEXANDER - Vascal Harold Aiken, age 88, of Alexander, went to be with his Lord and Savior Thursday, November 30, 2017. Vascal was born April 25, 1929 in Buncombe County to the late J. Melvin and Lucille Kuykendall Aiken. In 1947 he graduated from French...

Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times from Dec. 3 to Dec. 4, 2017.

James Dexter "Beau" Dowling II

James Dexter "Beau" Dowling II

Asheville, NC

James Beau Dexter Dowling II Asheville - James "Beau" Dexter Dowling II, 67, died suddenly on Thursday, November 30, 2017 at home of natural causes. A celebration of his spirit will be on Sunday, December 10, 2017 at the American Legion Post 77, 216 4th Avenue West,...

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