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Eloise B. Nelon

Horse Shoe, NC - Ellen Eloise Banks Nelon, 83, formerly of Asheville, died Tuesday, August 12, 2014, at the Elizabeth House.

A native of Buncombe Co., she was a daughter of the late Ode and Martha Burnett Banks. She was married to Jack Warren Nelon, who died in 1987, and was also preceded in death by her son, Norman Warren Nelon. She worked as a CNA at Appalachian Hall.

She is survived by daughters, Denise N. Pace (Matt) and Connie N. Wharton (Paul); six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren, and two sisters, Elsie Shook and Wilma Ratcliff.

Graveside services will be at 2:00 p.m. Friday at Green Hills Cemetery with the Rev. Alex Johnson officiating.

The family will receive friends from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at Groce Funeral Home on Patton Avenue.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Four Seasons Hospice.

The on-line register is available at


Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on Aug. 14, 2014
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