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Marilyn Munson

Marilyn Munson

Marilyn Munson, loving wife of Greg Munson, passed away on March 25th, 2021 at home in Canton, Georgia of causes unrelated to Covid-19. Marilyn is survived by three children – Mark Munson (Melissa Feemster), Julie Beck (Doug Beck) and Amy Munson and four grandchildren – Molly and Max Fitzsimons, Kate and Walter Beck. Marilyn was a devoted Christian Scientist and had many talents. At age four she started playing the piano (Marilyn had perfect pitch), and by sixteen was a church organist, with a career that spanned over 50 years. As a result, Marilyn made fast friends with many famous organists and was a past president of the American Guild of Organists of the Western North Carolina Chapter. In addition, she taught private piano lessons to many beloved students for over 20 years. Outside of music, Marilyn loved making art (particularly watercolors) and studying art history. She was proud of her Masters in Humanities. An enthusiast of art museums, Marilyn was happy to stand in front of a single painting and study every detail for long periods of time. Having learned German from her parents (first generation immigrants) Marilyn was the family ambassador for relatives in Europe and enjoyed many trips abroad. Her German cousins were like brothers and sisters to her. Long before Google maps and armed only with a Rand McNally, Marilyn was always game to hop in the car for a drive – whether it was a long trip from New York to Alaska, the parks in Utah, or an unpaved road up the side of a mountain. In addition, swimming or a great meal (with dessert first) always made her smile. Marilyn always had a twinkle in her eye, and will be missed as the rock of our family.   Read More »

Charles David Pace, 89

Charles David Pace, 89

Charles David Pace, 89, of Hendersonville, passed away on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at Elizabeth House.
A native of Saluda and Hendersonville, Charles was born to the late Claude and Inez Pace; he is also predeceased by brothers, George, Lewis, Leverl, Sam, Ralph,Tony (CT) Pace; and a sister, Flossie Mae Atkins.   Read More »

James N. Albritton Jr.

James N. Albritton Jr. “Jimmy”, 77 of Hendersonville, NC went to be with the Lord February 4, 2021.
He was a native and lifelong resident of Henderson County.  He was the son of the late James and Florence Ramsey Albritton.
He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Grace Gilbert Albritton; two daughters, Teresa Foreman and Christy and her husband Jeffery Ledbetter. He was the proud Poppy to five grandchildren Michael (Amber) Lolley, Andrew (Sheridan) Hilliard, Amanda Hillard, Emma and Taylor Ledbetter, two great grandchildren Barrett and Brynly and two “sons”, Rick Hilliard and Tim Lolley.
He was a proud member of In Jesus Name Church where he served as chairman of deacons and Sunday School Teacher as long as his health allowed.  He was always a great christian example to all who knew him.
Special thanks to our helper and friend, Linda DelBuono.
A memorial service will Saturday February 20, 2021 at 2 PM at In Jesus Name Church with the Reverend Dale Gilbert officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service in the church.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to In Jesus Name Church or to the Gideons.
Condolence cards may be sent to the family at www.jacksonfuneralservice.comor to Po Box 945, Hendersonville, NC 28793.   Read More »

Eugene Patrick Roberts Jr,

Eugene Patrick Roberts Jr, (originally from MD) passed away unexpectedly on January 5, 2021. He is survived by his spouse and 3 sons. No funeral services will be held.   Read More »

Nancy Davis Morton, 91

Nancy Davis Morton, 91, of Hendersonville, died peacefully on Tuesday, January 5, 2021, in the care of her family and the compassionate staff of Elizabeth House.   Read More »

J. Edward Jones, 86

James Edward “Ed” Jones, 86 passed away November 14, 2020, at Four Seasons Hospice (Elizabeth House) in Hendersonville, NC.   Read More »

Mary Ann Lampley,

Mary Ann Lampley, of Hendersonville, passed away Sunday, October 4, 2020.   Read More »

James Kenneth Anders

James Kenneth Anders

On Monday July 27, 2020 James Kenneth Anders of Brevard passed away at the age of
84.
On Tuesday July 28, 2020 Peggy Allen Anders of Brevard passed away at the age of 82
after succumbing to injuries they both received from a fatal car accident.
James Kenneth Anders (Kenny) is the son of the late Bonnie A. Simpson. He is
preceded in death by his brother Dennis Simpson and his son James Robbie Anders
and infant daughter Amy Carol Anders. Kenneth was an avid antique car collector. He
enjoyed working on and restoring all cars. He is best known for his ability to find you
the perfect car no matter your budget.
Peggy Allen Anders was the daughter of the late Berlin Allen and Francis King Allen.
She was a devoted wife for 65 years and mother to 6 children. She is preceded in
death by her sister Betty A. Gonce and son James Robbie Anders and infant daughter
Amy Carol Anders. She enjoyed taking care of her family, listening to country music
and drawing close to Jehovah.
They are survived by their son Derric R. Anders, wife Nancy J. Anders of
Hendersonville. Daughters Kimberly K. Anders of Mills River, Leslie N. Helton of
Brevard, Kristy D. Henderson, husband Nicky D. Henderson of Hendersonville.
They shared 6 grandchildren and 3 great granddaughters.
A memorial service will be held on Wednesday August 5th, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at
Moody-Connolly Funeral Home, 181 S. Caldwell Street, Brevard, N.C. 28712.   Read More »

Andrea Miriam Ashley White

Andrea Miriam Ashley White

Andrea Miriam Ashley White of Hendersonville died on June 22, 2020 in Hendersonville, NC.  She was born in Clendenin, WV on November 17, 1939 the daughter of Byron and Earnie Payne Ashley.  She married James David (Jim) White on November 25, 1960.  They moved to Hendersonville in 1967 when Jim took a position as an engineer at the DuPont x-ray film plant.     Read More »

Terry “Elvi” Foster, 57

Terry “Elvi” Foster, 57, of Flat Rock, NC went to be with the Lord on Friday, April 10, 2020. Jackson Funeral Service will announce the arrangements.   Read More »