ANNA MARIE RUNNE BUTLER, TN Anna Marie Runne, 26, died do to injuries sustained in a four wheeler accident on Saturday, January 5, 2013 in TN. Anna was born in Buncombe County to Ann Marie Henry and Andre Runne. Anna had a zest for life and deeply loved all those she came in contact with. She enjoyed working in interior design, had been in modeling for many years and was a licensed real estate broker. She was a hard worker and even loved working with her dad at his heating company while growing up. She also loved her dog Fluffball, treasure hunting, and giving her time at the pet adoption agency "Friends for Life" in Boone, NC. She was beautiful inside and out and will be missed by all who knew her. Anna is survived by her father Andre Runne of Asheville; her mother, Ann Marie Henry of Burnsville; a sister, Sandra Ann Stewart of Pensacola, FL; a half sister, Michelle Sneed of Clyde; two half brothers, Andre Runne Jr. of Asheville and Peter Ricco of Weaverville; grandmothers, Margaret E. Runne of Weaverville and Sandra A. Henry of Florida; Aunt and Uncle, Dan and Hilary Manion of Weaverville; Uncles, Brian Runne and Peter Runne and Edward Henry and Robert Henry; her Aunt, Robin Cane of Florida and many cousins, nieces, nephews and close friends. A funeral service will be held at the Lake Julian location of the Groce Funeral Home on Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 2:00 pm with Reverends Michael Brown, Wade Zachary and Bob Chuprevich officiating. Burial will follow at Riverside Cemetery in Asheville. The family will receive friends prior to the service Wednesday from 1:00 to 1:45 pm at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to the Salvation Army, 204 Haywood Street, Asheville, NC 28805. An online memorial register is available at Paid Obituary

Published in the TC Palm on Jan. 9, 2013