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Recent Obituaries

Levohn Bishop Garren, 84

Levohn Bishop Garren, 84

Levohn Bishop Garren, 84, of Flat Rock, passed away Wednesday, February, 3, 2015.
She was a native of Polk County and a daughter of the late Spurgeon and Charlotte Revis Bishop. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Herschell Garren who died in 1988; son, Robert “Bobby” Garren who died in 1996; brother, Lloyd Bishop who died in 1988; and sister-in-law, Frances Bishop who died in 2014.
She was employed by Young Generations and Walmart and was very much loved by all of her co-workers. She was a faithful member of Mt. View Baptist Church of Tuxedo for more than 50 years.
Levohn is survived by her brother, Larry R. Bishop and wife Mary Lou of Tuxedo; sister, Gladys B. Burns of Arden; two nieces; three nephews; many great-nieces and nephews; and several great-great-nieces and nephews.
A funeral will be at 3:00 pm Sunday at Mt. View Baptist Church of Tuxedo with Revs. Sherrill Moore and Craig Stepp officiating. Burial will follow at Fruitland Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.
The family requests that any donations be made to Adam Bishop Home Mission Fund at Mt. View Baptist Church, P.O. Box 504 Zirconia, NC 28790.
To offer condolences online please visit www.forestlawnhendersonville.com.   Read More »

Linda Lee Hipp

Linda Lee Hipp was born February 7, 1945 at Scott Field in Springfield, Il. She spent most of her childhood in Germany where her father was an army officer. She graduated high school at the American School in Stuttgart, Germany. She returned to the United States to further her education. She worked her way through college and graduated San Diego State University in 1971. Linda spent a good part of her professional career as Senior Vice President of Bank America Business Credit serving as Director of Marketing and Administration. In addition to her daily responsibilities one of Linda’s proudest achievements was to chair the United Way campaign for BofA Business Credit. She consistently achieved 100% employee participation and well over the BofA dollar goal.
On July 19, 1975 Linda married Jim Chesnut. They remained in San Diego where they worked until 1999 when they both retired on the same day. After retirement they moved to Ramona, Ca, a suburb of San Diego, and built their retirement home. In 2008 Linda and Jim moved to Hendersonville where Linda immediately became involved in charitable activities including the Ladies Aid Society of Flat Rock serving as President since 2014. She also was an active member of Historic Flat Rock where she was on the board and executive committee. Additionally she edited the newsletter for Historic Flat Rock.
Linda fought a long hard battle against ovarian cancer and did not allow the disease to diminish her spirit. Linda passed away at Elizabeth House on February 4, 2016 four days short of her 71st birthday.
Linda is survived by her husband Jim, her sister Paula and brother in law Wayne Dillavou of Helena Mt, her sister Marta Panyard of San Diego Ca, her adult granddaughter Megan Madrigal of Clovis Ca, and her sister in law Janis Warren and her husband Ken of Pittsboro NC.
Linda will always be loved and missed by her family and all those that knew her.
A memorial service will be held at St. Johns in the Wilderness Flat Rock on Friday February 12, 2016 at 3PM. In lieu of flowers please remember Linda to St Johns in the Wilderness back pack program or the Hendersonville Rescue Mission.   Read More »

Nancy Jane Collins,66

Nancy Jane Collins,66 of Flat Rock passed away Wednesday February 03, 2016 at her residence.
Jackson Funeral Service is assisting the family.   Read More »

Shirley Anne King, age 77

Shirley Anne King, age 77

Shirley Anne King, age 77, a lifelong resident of Hendersonville, NC, passed away on Tuesday, February 2, 2016.   Read More »

Henry Ronald “Ron” Hingenitz, 70

Henry Ronald “Ron” Hingenitz, 70, of Flat Rock, NC passed away Monday, February 1, 2016 at Mission Hospital.
He was the son of the late Henry and Betty Misiak Hingenitz.
He is survived by his loving wife of 40 years, Linda Hill Hingenitz; a son, Joseph Hingenitz and his fiancé, Ashley Marshall of Flat Rock; a sister, Pat Robinson of East Flat Rock and a niece, Melissa Barnwell, her husband Larry and their children all of Hendersonville.
A funeral service will be held 11:00 am Friday, February 5, 2016 at East Flat Rock First Baptist Church with Rev. Brent Thomas and Rev. Jeff Neeland officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Thursday night from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM at the East Flat Rock First Baptist Church and at other times will be at the home.
In lieu of flowers, donations, may be made to the Haiti Missions Fund at the East Flat Rock First Baptist Church.
Condolence cards may be sent to the family at www.jacksonfuneralservice.com or PO Box 945, Hendersonville, NC 28793.   Read More »

John Lowell Lytle, 75

John Lowell Lytle, 75, of Dana, NC passed away Monday, February 1, 2016 after a sudden illness.
He is the son of the late Lowell and Caroline Saltz Lytle and was also preceded in death by a sister, Barbara Carter.
He served in the U.S. Air Force in Iceland and Newfoundland. He was an Orchardist and loved farming.
He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Margaret Gorman Lytle; two sons, Paul Lytle and his wife Patty of Dana and Chris Lytle and his wife Pam of Dana; five grandchildren, Marc, Kelly, Tori, Sam and Austin; two sisters, Velma Kerr and her husband Roy of Dana and Linda Justice of Dana and several aunts, cousins, nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held 2:00 PM Friday, February 5, 2016 at Dana Baptist Church with Rev. Dan Blackwell officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park with military honors provided by the Henderson County Honor Guard. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service in the church and at other times will be at the home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Dana Baptist Church.
Condolence cards may be sent to the family at www.jacksonfuneralservice.com or PO Box 945, Hendersonville, NC 28793.   Read More »

Charles William “Bill” Allen, 82

Charles William “Bill” Allen, 82

Charles William “Bill” Allen, 82, of Arden passed away on Monday, January 25, 2016 at his home after a lengthy illness. A native and lifelong resident of Buncombe County, he was a son of the late Frank and Gertrude Campfield Allen. A US Army veteran, he served in Germany following the Korean War. He had been a sales representative at Harry’s Pontiac Cadillac and worked for Combined Life and Accident Insurance Co. and Colonial Life and Accident Insurance Co., retiring in 1989. In April 1990 he started Bill Allen Lawn Maintenance Service which he owned and operated through October of 2015. An avid golfer, Bill was a lifelong member of Etowah Valley Country Club and Golf Resort.   Read More »

Joyce Marie Rogers Graves

Joyce Marie Rogers Graves of Hendersonville, NC passed away Wednesday, January 27, 2016.
A memorial service will be held 12:30 PM Sunday, February 7th at the Salvation Army in Hendersonville, NC.   Read More »

Jerry Morris “Doc” Russell, 79

Jerry Morris “Doc” Russell, age 79 of Saluda died Thursday, January 21st, 2016 at Park Ridge Hospital. He was born March 13th, 1936 in Henderson County; a son of the late William and Nellie Pace Russell.   Read More »

Rebecca Greeson Brantley, 64

Rebecca Greeson Brantley, 64, of Hendersonville, passed away Monday, January 25, 2016. Shuler Funeral Home is assisting the family.   Read More »