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Candler - Barbara "Bobbie" Moffitt Ashe, 75, of Candler, died Tuesday, January 15, 2013.
A native of Buncombe Co., she was a daughter of the late Sherman Moffitt and Bennie Plemmons Rutherford. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Ronnie Moffitt.
Mrs. Ashe was a graduate of Lee H. Edwards High School. She worked with Ashe Accounting Firm and with the Biltmore Square Mall. She was an avid bridge player, most recently at The Vistas of Westfield Club House. Mrs. Ashe was a longtime and faithful member of Francis Asbury United Methodist Church, and was a charter member of the FAB Women and volunteered at the Hominy Valley Welcome Table.
Mrs. Ashe is survived by her husband, Vance Ashe; daughters Brenda Rhinehart and husband Ronnie, Mollie Ashe Scott and husband Robert, and Susan Tedder and husband Neil, all of Candler; son Greg Ashe of Raleigh; grandchildren Matt Rhinehart, Jacob Scott, Colin Scott, Whitney Tedder, and Melody Lakeman; great-grandson Cole Rhinehart; and sister Linda Owenby.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday at Francis Asbury United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Veranita Alvord officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
Her family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Francis Asbury United Methodist Church, PO Box 67, Candler, NC 28715, or to the
, 120 Executive Park, Bldg 1, Asheville, NC 28801, or to CarePartners Hospice, PO Box 25338, Asheville, NC 28813.
Groce Funeral Home on Patton Ave. is assisting the family, and the online register is available at www.grocefuneralhome.com.
Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian
1401 Patton Avenue Asheville, NC 28806
Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on Jan. 17, 2013