Rowena Stines(1928 - 2013)

Rowena Carrie Ball Stines

Alexander - Rowena Stines, 84, went to be with the Lord very peacefully Friday, February 22, 2013 at Elderberry Healthcare surrounded by her family and love.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Willard Thomas Stines, and her parents, James Marvin and Orpha Kent Ball. A son-in-law preceded her also, Clyde Junior Gaddy.

She leaves behind three children: Wanda Gail Gaddy, Bobby Dean Stines (Cathy) and James Dale Stines (Glenda); two beloved granddaughters, Charlita Coffey (Jeremy) and Melanie Gaddy; and great-grandchildren: Ricky, Shana, Austin, Colton and Peyton.

A funeral service will be held on Monday, February 25 at 2:00 pm in the Robbie Capps Memorial Chapel of Blue Ridge Funeral Service. The family will receive friends from 12:00-2:00 pm at the funeral home.

Burial will be at Grandview Cemetery on Grandview Road near her home.

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Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on Feb. 24, 2013