Linda Hope Dyches - ASHEVILLE, NC- Linda Hope Dyches, of Asheville, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, July 14, 2014. Linda was very involved in her children's and grandchildren's lives. She was a member of various churches throughout the years where she taught Sunday school and volunteered with the day school teaching the Bible. Upon moving to Asheville, she became a member of Arden Presbyterian Church. She had also previously volunteered at the Chatham Nursing Home in Savannah, GA, starting their first volunteer program. After raising her family, she graduated from Western Carolina University with a degree in social work. Linda was always willing to help those in need, particularly senior citizens, children and abused women. She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Woodrow Woodie Dyches, Jr.; one daughter, Michelle Page and her husband, Randolph, of Dunwoody, GA; two sons, Woodrow Dyches, III of Bluffton, SC and Christopher Dyches and his wife, Melissa, of Greenville, SC; seven grandchildren, Victoria Kohnke, Allison Dyches, Amanda Page, Benjamin Page, Josiah Dyches, Caleb Dyches and Carissa Dyches as well as one great-granddaughter, Eve Kohnke. A service celebrating Linda's life will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, July 19, 2014 at Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian with Reverend Corey Pelton officiating. Burial will follow at Tweed's Chapel Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday prior to the service from 10:00-10:45 AM. In lieu of flowers, the family graciously asks that you please consider a memorial contribution in Linda's memory to Memory Care, 100 Far Horizons Lane, Asheville, NC 28803 or to CarePartners Hospice, PO Box 25338, Asheville, NC 28813. A memorial register is available at www.grocefuneralhome.com Groce Funeral Home 828-687-3530 Savannah Morning News July 18, 2014 Please sign our Obituary Guest Book at savannahnow.com/obituaries.
Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian
1401 Patton Avenue Asheville, NC 28806
Published in Savannah Morning News from July 17 to July 18, 2014