Asheville Citizen-Times Obituaries

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January 17, 2019

Carl Cranston Bailey Sr.

Carl Cranston Bailey Sr.

Asheville, North Carolina

Carl Cranston Bailey, Sr. Asheville - Carl Cranston Bailey, Sr., 70, passed away on January 12, 2019 at Solace on the campus of Care Partners in Asheville. A native of Wilson, NC, Carl was raised in Petersburg, VA where he attended public schools. He graduated from Peabody...

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William Alton "Al" Noblett

William Alton "Al" Noblett

Interlachen, Florida

William Alton "Al" Noblett Interlachen - William Alton "Al" Noblett, 90, passed away on Friday, January 4, 2019 at Putnam Community Medical Center following an extended illness. He was a native of Burnsville, North Carolina and had lived in Putnam County for the past two...

Helen Joanne Pruitt

Helen Joanne Pruitt

Oakley, North Carolina

Helen Joanne Pruitt Oakley - Helen Joanne Pruitt, born April 21, 1940, went home to be with her Lord and family on Tuesday, January 15, 2019. Mrs. Pruitt worked for Ramada Inn for 8 years and was a housewife also. She enjoyed going to Fletcher Feed and Seed with her...

Azalee Johnson Rich

Azalee Johnson Rich

Asheville, North Carolina

Azalee Johnson Rich Asheville - Azalee Johnson Rich, 94, of Asheville, passed away Tuesday, January 15, 2019. A native of Buncombe Co., Azalee was a daughter of the late Irl and Sally Shook Johnson. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd Robinson in 1969, her...

Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on Jan. 17, 2019.

Barbara Ramsey Walker

Barbara Ramsey Walker

Raleigh, North Carolina

Barbara Ramsey Walker Raleigh - Barbara Ramsey Walker, 85, formerly of Asheville, passed away peacefully on Monday, January 14, 2019, after a brief illness. Barbara was the daughter of Grace S. Gilbert and William Gilbert, both of Asheville, NC. She was preceded in death by...

January 16, 2019

Marie B Flynn

Marie B Flynn

Weaverville, North Carolina

Marie B, Flynn Weaverville - Marie B. Flynn, 85, of Weaverville, NC, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, January 13, 2019. Marie was born September 2, 1933 in Madison County to her late parents Hobert and Minnie McIntosh Bullman. Her work was her passion. She worked at...

Edward Alan "Eddie" Hawkins

Edward Alan "Eddie" Hawkins

Asheville, North Carolina

Edward "Eddie" Alan Hawkins Asheville - Edward "Eddie" Alan Hawkins, 48, of Asheville passed away suddenly on January 10, 2019 at his home. He was born January 6, 1971 at U.S. Naval Hospital, Portsmouth, VA and grew up in the Haw Creek Community of Asheville. In 1989 he...

Joann Gillespie Hawkins

Joann Gillespie Hawkins

Alexander, North Carolina

Joann Gillespie Hawkins Alexander - Joann Virginia Gillespie Hawkins, 80, of Alexander, passed away Saturday, January 12, 2019 at the John F. Keever Solace Center. She was born December 17,1938 and was a lifelong resident of Buncombe County. Joann was a graduate of Leicester...

William R. "Bill" Huffman

William R. "Bill" Huffman

Canton, North Carolina

William R. "Bill" Huffman Canton - Canton - William Ray "Bill" Huffman, 89, passed away on Monday, January 14, 2019 at Silver Bluff Nursing Home. A native and lifelong resident of Haywood County, he was a son of the late Abel Sidney and Phoebe Duckett Huffman. In addition to...

Harriett Kay Kloman

Harriett Kay Kloman

Asheville, North Carolina

Harriett Kay Kloman Asheville - On Dec. 26, 2018 Harriett Kay Kloman was "called home to be with Jesus". Born in Charleston W. Va. on Sept. 15, 1933, she moved to the South Asheville area in 1969 where she raised her four children and made this her forever (in this life)...

Rev. Alvin Conley Morgan

Rev. Alvin Conley Morgan

Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina

Rev. Alvin Conley Morgan Fuquay-Varina - Rev. Alvin Conley Morgan of Fuquay-Varina, was born September 18, 1939 was raised in Upper Hominy, Candler, North Carolina. He stepped into Heaven on January 13, 2019, after a long battle with Parkinson's Disease. Alvin was predeceased...

Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on Jan. 16, 2019.

Theresea Ducker Vanoy

Theresea Ducker Vanoy

Swannanoa, Nc

Theresea Ducker Vanoy Swannanoa, NC - Theresea Ducker Vanoy, age 82, of Swannanoa, NC, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Sunday, January 13, 2019. She was a native of Buncombe County where she lived most of her life and was a member of First Baptist...

January 15, 2019

Tonya Yvette Bolden-Jackson

Tonya Yvette Bolden-Jackson

Asheville, North Carolina

Tonya Yvette Bolden-Jackson Asheville - Tonya Yvette Bolden-Jackson, 50, passed away Thursday, January 10, 2019. A Memorial Service will be held 2 PM Tuesday, January 15, 2019 in the Chapel of Ray Funeral & Cremation Service. Special thanks to Dr. Linh Dastous, Palliative...

Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on Jan. 15, 2019.

Georgia L. Furniss

Georgia L. Furniss

Asheville, North Carolina

Georgia L. Furniss Asheville - Georgia L. Furniss, 95, of Asheville, passed away January 11, 2019. Mrs. Furniss is preceded in death by her husband, Douglas J. Furniss. She is survived by her daughter, Leesa D. Furniss of Morrisville, NC; and sister, Myrtle Lytle of...

James Hilliard Radcliff

James Hilliard Radcliff

Daytona Beach Shores, North Carolina

James Hilliard Radcliff Daytona Beach Shores - James Hilliard Radcliff, 93, of Daytona Beach Shores, FL, went home to be with the Lord January 11, 2019 at Halifax Health Hospice Center in Daytona, Fl. A native of Buncombe County, he was a son of the late Spurgin and Blanche...

Wendell E. Ray

Wendell E. Ray

Weaverville, North Carolina

Wendell E. Ray Weaverville - Wendell E. Ray, age 78, of Weaverville went to be with the Lord Saturday, January 12, 2019. Wendell was born July 14, 1940 in Madison County to the late Howard B. and Frances Ballard Ray; he was a resident of Buncombe County since he was a young...

Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on Jan. 15, 2019.

Eldridge Rice

Eldridge Rice

Asheville, North Carolina

Eldridge Rice Asheville - Eldridge Rice, age 84, of Asheville died Saturday, January 12, 2019. Mr. Rice was born December 10, 1934 in Madison County to the late Tillery and Atlas Buckner Rice. He worked and retired from BASF. Mr. Rice was a member of Big Laurel Baptist...

Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on Jan. 15, 2019.

Natasha Marie Rios

Natasha Marie Rios

Asheville, North Carolina

Natasha Marie Rios Asheville - Natasha Marie Rios, 31, left us on Friday, January 11, 2019 in Asheville, NC. Natasha was a native of Asheville and the daughter of Darren Eugene Hixson (Julie Russell) and Sheila Ann Rios. She attended school at TC Robertson in Asheville and...

January 14, 2019

Dale Parris

Dale Parris

Canton, North Carolina

Dale Parris Canton - Canton - Fred Dale Parris, 75, passed away on Friday, January 11, 2019 at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 17, 2019 in the Canton Chapel of Wells Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 10:45 am...

January 13, 2019

Thomas C. "T.a." Anderson

Thomas C. "T.a." Anderson

Asheville, North Carolina

Thomas C. "T.A." Anderson Asheville - Thomas C. "T.A." Anderson, 64, died on Wednesday, January 9, 2019, at the Memorial Campus of Mission Hospitals. A native of Buncombe Co., Thomas was the son of the late Thomas and Wilma Lee Anderson. Mr. Anderson was a graduate of...

Rev. Dr. Edward Oscar De Bary

Rev. Dr. Edward Oscar De Bary

Deerfield, North Carolina

Rev. Dr. Edward Oscar de Bary Deerfield - The Rev. Dr. Edward O. de Bary, 80, died peacefully at Deerfield Episcopal Retirement Center on January 8. Born in Antwerp, Belgium, he was the son of the late Edmund T. and Anne Marie de Bary. He is survived by his wife, Marcia Huff...

In Memoriam

Bobby L. Boyce Jr.

In Memoriam

Bobby L. Boyce Jr.

Asheville, North Carolina

"Happy Birthday" Remebering you is easy we do it everyday. But there is an ache within our hearts that will never go away. It's hard to believe your room has been vacant 13 years and we miss you so much. With all our "Love" to a very "Special" son Dad & Mama - Bobby & Martha;...

Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on Jan. 13, 2019.

Helen Muse Brown

Helen Muse Brown

Asheville, North Carolina

Helen Muse Brown Asheville - Helen Muse Brown, 99, died peacefully and went home to be with the Lord on Friday, January 4, 2019. A native of Buncombe County, she was a daughter of the late Fred and Winnie Muse and was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Robert...

Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times from Jan. 8 to Jan. 13, 2019.

Conrad Burrell

Conrad Burrell

Sylva, Nc

Conrad Burrell Sylva, NC - Conrad G. Burrell, 83, of Sylva, passed away on Thursday, January 10, 2019. He was born and raised in East Laport, Cullowhee in Jackson County. Mr. Burrell was the husband of Juanita Burrell and the son of the late General and Betty Sue Burrell....

Elizabeth Ann Long "Betty" Byers

Elizabeth Ann Long "Betty" Byers

Lancaster, Pa

Elizabeth "Betty" Ann Long Byers Lancaster, PA - Elizabeth "Betty" Ann Long Byers, 96 of Lancaster, PA died Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at Moravian Manor Nursing Home Health Center. Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late Professor William F. Long and Cora A. Swope...

Velda T. Clark

Velda T. Clark

Asheville, North Carolina

Velda T. Clark Asheville - Velda Ada Taylor Clark, 98, passed away Friday, January 11, 2019 at the WNC Baptist Home. A native of Marshall, Mrs. Clark had resided in Buncombe County for most of her life. She retired in 1988 from JC Penny as the manager of the Boys Department...

Drema Kay Robinson Bragg Cox

Drema Kay Robinson Bragg Cox

Morganton, North Carolina

Drema Kay Robinson Bragg Cox Morganton - Drema Kay Robinson Bragg Cox, 67, passed away on December 31, 2018. Funeral services for Drema were provided by Kirksey Funeral Home. Drema was born and grew up in Glen Morgan, West Virginia, but lived most of her adult life in Western...

Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on Jan. 13, 2019.

Mark Doty

Mark Doty

Candler, North Carolina

Mark Doty Candler - Mark Doty passed away on Friday, January 11, 2019 at the age of 69. Mark is survived by his brother and sister-in-law, Steve and Martha Doty of Arden, North Carolina and his sister and brother-in-law, Terry and Rick Covington of Cedar Park, Texas and their...

Betsy Holt DuMeer

Betsy Holt DuMeer

Fletcher, North Carolina

Betsy Holt DuMeer Fletcher - One of our Lord's truest Earth Angels, Betsy Holt DuMeer, left this world on January 3, 2019, age 93, and the Earth shines a little less bright in the cosmos with her passing. Betsy loved all God's creatures great and small, and was a cherished...

Linda M. Erwin (Waddell)

Linda M. Erwin (Waddell)

Arden, North Carolina

Linda M. (Waddell) Erwin Arden - Linda M. (Waddell) Erwin, 77, of Arden, died Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at Mission Hospital. Born in Greenville, TN, she was the wife of Oliver Erwin of Arden, and the daughter of the late Walter Woodrow and Ida Mae (Shenault) Waddell. She was...

Lois M. Giezentanner

Lois M. Giezentanner

Asheville, North Carolina

Lois M. Giezentanner Asheville - Lois Ameila Misenheimer Giezentanner, age 95, passed away Sunday, January 6, 2019. To honor Mrs Giezentanner's wishes, a private family funeral service was held with entombment following in Lewis Memorial Park Mausoleum in...

Nancy Jo Gillis

Nancy Jo Gillis

Asheville, North Carolina

Nancy Jo Gillis Asheville - Nancy Jo Gillis, 85, of Asheville, died Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at Memorial Campus of Mission Hospitals. A native of Buncombe County, she was a daughter of the late James Herman and Thelma Lynch Fox. Nancy is survived by her husband of 70...

Ernest E. Hendrix

Ernest E. Hendrix

Canton/statesville, North Carolina

Ernest E. Hendrix Canton/Statesville - Ernest Eugene Hendrix, 90, passed away on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at Gordon Hospice House in Statesville. He was a native and resident of Canton most of his life and was the son of the late Gene and Emma Revis Hendrix. In addition to...

Garlene Stutts Johnson

Garlene Stutts Johnson

Montreat, North Carolina

Garlene Stutts Johnson Montreat - Garlene Stutts Johnson, 84, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, December 23, 2018. She was born July 18, 1934 in Lincolnton, NC, the daughter of Garland and Connie Seagle. Garlene is survived by her daughters, Joy Stutts McDonald (Alex)...

Alene Silver McDaris

Alene Silver McDaris

Marshall, North Carolina

Alene Silver McDaris Marshall - Alene Silver McDaris, 84, of Kelly Hunter Rd. passed away Friday, January 11, 2019. She was the daughter of the late John B. and Glen Hunter Silver. Mrs. McDaris was a Sunday School teacher and pianist for many years at Bull Creek Missionary...

Amelie E. Mitchell

Amelie E. Mitchell

Asheville, North Carolina

Amelie E. Mitchell Asheville - Amelie "Emily" Ewbank Mitchell, 94, of Asheville passed away peacefully on Friday, January 11, 2019. A native of Hendersonville, she was the daughter of the late John Ewbank and Grace Schaeffer Ewbank. Emily was an active member of Arden...

Frances Holt "Frankie" Moore

Frances Holt "Frankie" Moore

Asheville, North Carolina

Frances Holt "Frankie" Moore Asheville - Frances Holt "Frankie" Moore of Asheville, NC died on January 9th at the Hospice Solace Center in Asheville. Frankie was preceded in death by her parents, Larry I Moore Jr and Grace Hawkins Thompson Moore, and by her sisters, Grace T...

Wilbur Hunnicutt Oliphant

Wilbur Hunnicutt Oliphant

Simpsonville, South Carolina

Wilbur Hunnicutt Oliphant Simpsonville - Wilbur Hunnicutt Oliphant, Jr., 92, died December 28, 2018, after a long struggle with Alzheimer's disease, in Simpsonville, SC. Wilbur is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Brigitte Wehrli Oliphant, his five children (and their...

Betty Riddle

Betty Riddle

Asheville, North Carolina

Betty Riddle Asheville - Betty Cox Riddle, 87, passed away Friday, January 10, 2019 at her home surrounded by her family. A lifelong resident of Buncombe County, Mrs. Riddle had retired from Andrex as a seamstress and was a member of Union Baptist Church. She was always up...

Robert "Bob" Smith

Robert "Bob" Smith

Asheville, North Carolina

Robert "Bob" Smith Asheville - Robert "Bob" Smith passed away in the early morning hours of January 8, 2019 at the Charles George VA Medical Center, Valor Hospice Unit. He was 89 years old and leaves behind his precious wife of 67 years, Jean Smith. Born in Gaston County,...

Clayton Raymond Suggs Jr.

Clayton Raymond Suggs Jr.

Arden, North Carolina

Clayton Raymond Suggs, Jr. Arden - Clayton Raymond Suggs, Jr., 83, passed away Friday, January 11, 2019, at his home. Born in Greensboro, Mr. Suggs was a son of the late Clayton Raymond Suggs, Sr. and Louise Hall Suggs. He was also preceded in death by a grandchild, Crystal...

January 12, 2019

Teresa Stern

Teresa Stern

Mars Hill, North Carolina

Teresa Stern Mars Hill - Dr. Teresa Metcalf Stern passed away after an extended illness at the Keever Solace Center in Biltmore on Friday, December 7, 2018. She was born on January 4, 1948 at Mission Hospital in Asheville to her parents, Talmadge DeWitt Metcalf and Irene E....

Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times from Jan. 10 to Jan. 12, 2019.

January 11, 2019

Col. John Hampton Alley (Jack)

Col. John Hampton Alley (Jack)

Aiken, South Carolina

Col. John Hampton (Jack) Alley Aiken - Col. John Hampton (Jack) Alley went to be with his Lord and Saviour on January 7th, 2019. He was born December 9th, 1929 in Sylva, NC and raised in Waynesville, NC. He attended Oak Ridge Military Institute and then N.C. State University...

Ina McDonald Ayliffe

Ina McDonald Ayliffe

Asheville, North Carolina

Ina McDonald Ayliffe Asheville - Ina McDonald Ayliffe, 94, died Sunday, June 24, 2018 in Asheville, North Carolina. Born in Elgin, Kansas, she was one of 13 children who survived poverty and The Great Depression in the Ozarks of Arkansas to become an award-winning...

Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on Jan. 11, 2019.

Margaret Baker

Margaret Baker

Asheville, North Carolina

Margaret Baker Asheville - Margaret Cooper Baker, 96, passed away Wednesday, January 9, 2019. A native of Yancey County, Mrs. Baker had resided in Buncombe County since 1955. She worked as a full-time CNA until the age of 86. She had been a member of Trinity Baptist Church...

Sandra Louise "Sandy" Cassels

Sandra Louise "Sandy" Cassels

Woodfin, North Carolina

Sandra "Sandy" Louise Cassels Woodfin - Sandra "Sandy" Louise Cassels, 70, passed away peacefully on Monday, January 7, 2019 at her daughter's home with her family by her side. Born December 20, 1948 in Asheville, she was a daughter of the late James and Adelaide Williamson....

Thomas Edward Clark

Thomas Edward Clark

Asheville, North Carolina

Thomas Edward Clark Asheville - Thomas Edward Clark, 56, passed away Tuesday, January 8, 2019. A Memorial Service will be 1 PM Saturday, January 12, 2019 in the Chapel of Ray Funeral & Cremation Service. Acknowledgments may be received at ray funeralcremation.com

Denver Holder Jr.

Denver Holder Jr.

Canton, North Carolina

Denver Holder, Jr. Canton - Denver Ray Holder, Jr., 57, passed away unexpectedly at his home, Monday, January 7, 2019. A Celebration of Denver's Life will be held 11:00 am, Saturday, January 12, 2019 at the Lake Logan Episcopal Center Celebration Hall at 25 Wormy Chestnut...

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