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Mildred Brock Eplee

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Mildred Brock


Candler - Mildred Brock Eplee, 87, of Candler, died Thursday, March 6, 2014, at Mission Hospital.

A native of Buncombe Co., she was a daughter of the late Haskum and Dora Garrison Brock. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Dale Franklin Eplee, son Ronnie Eplee, and granddaughter Donna Shumaker.

Mrs. Eplee worked as an inspector for American Enka, with thirty-one years of service. She was a member of New Morgan Hill Baptist Church.

Mrs. Eplee is survived by daughters Patricia Pressley and husband Steve, Sharon J. Wolfrey and husband Bill, and Lynn Dale Eplee; son Danny Eplee; thirteen grandchildren, Lanny (Willie) Smith, Jr. and wife Joyce, Andy Smith and wife Tonya, Tommy Wolfrey and wife Michele, Ronnie Wolfrey and wife Sandy, Tracie Miller, Brian Shumaker and wife Angie, Keith Shumaker, Lisa Orr and husband Darryl, Michele Robinson and husband Jonathan, Janet Messer and husband Jonathan, Joyce Haun, Matthew Eplee, and Cindy Brooks and husband Merlin; a number of great-grandchildren; and four great-great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday in the Patton Ave. chapel of Groce Funeral Home, with the Rev. Roy Houston officiating. Interment will follow at Pisgah View Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project in honor of Ronnie Eplee, PO Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675.

The online register is available at


Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on Mar. 8, 2014
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