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March 2013 Archive

Peggy Sue Ballinger, 77

Peggy Sue Ballinger, 77, of Naples died Saturday, March 30, 2013, at Four Season's Elizabeth House.   Read More »

Roderick Bryan "Rod" Smith, 78

Roderick Bryan "Rod" Smith, 78, of Hendersonville died Friday March 29, 2013, at Elizabeth House.   Read More »

Lewis Earl Curlee, 71

Lewis Earl Curlee, 71, of Etowah died unexpectedly Monday, March 25, 2013, at Mission Hospital.   Read More »

Ronald Ray Lamb

Ronald Ray Lamb

Ronald Ray Lamb, a well-known apple grower and businessman, went home to be with the Lord after a long battle with kidney cancer on March 25th, 2013.   Read More »

Gerald W. Emanuel

Gerald W. Emanuel, AKA Paul David Henson, 59, of Etowah died at his home on Monday, March 25, 2013, following a five month illness.   Read More »

Wendell “Hawkeye” Wilkie, 54

Wendell "Hawkeye" Wilkie, 54, of Edneyville died on Sunday, March 24, 2013 at Pardee Hospital.   Read More »

Lloyd F. Garren, 62

Lloyd F. Garren, 62, of Fletcher passed away Thursday, March 21, 2013 surrounded by his loving family.   Read More »

Ronald R. Lamb, 77

Ronald R. Lamb, 77, of Hendersonville passed away, Monday, March 25, 2013 at his home.   Read More »

LLoyd Franklin Garren, 62

LLoyd Franklin Garren, 62, of Fletcher died Thursday, March 21, 2013 at his home.   Read More »

Rose Marie Casoria, 84

Rose Marie Casoria, 84, of Hendersonville died Wednesday, March 20, 2013, at the Elizabeth House.   Read More »

Richard H. Gardner, 90

Richard H. Gardner, 90, of Hendersonville passed away Wednesday, March 20, 2013, at the Brian Center of Hendersonville.   Read More »

Bobby Ray Stanley

Bobby Ray Stanley, 72, of Hendersonville died on Sunday, March 17, 2013, at Beystone Rehabilitation.   Read More »

John Clausen

John Clausen, much loved father, brother, uncle and friend, died at home March 20, 2013.   Read More »

Barbara Helen Sommer Nicholls

Barbara Helen Sommer Nicholls

Barbara Helen Sommer Nicholls of Hendersonville was born September 27, 1932 in Beloit, Wisc. Her parents were Elmer and Elsie Sommer, who are both deceased. Her prior residences include Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, and Florida.   Read More »

Ocie A. Gilliam Jackson, 91

Ocie A. Gilliam Jackson, 91, of Hendersonville went to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, March 19, 2013, at the Elizabeth House.   Read More »

Rev. Martin J. Luecke, 79

Rev. Martin J. Luecke, 79

Rev. Martin J. Luecke, 79, of Hendersonville went to his heavenly home Sunday, March 17, 2013, at Elizabeth House following a period of declining health.   Read More »

Irene H. Sentell, 98

Irene H. Sentell, 98, of Hendersonville passed away Monday, March 18, 2013, at Hendersonville Health and Rehabilitation following an extended illness.   Read More »

Kathleen Baldwin, 81

Kathleen Baldwin, 81, of Hendersonville died Tuesday, March 19, 2013, at Four Seasons Elizabeth House.   Read More »

Mary B. Ward, 89

Mary B. Ward, 89, of Hendersonville, passed away Monday, March 18, 2013, at Life Care Center of Hendersonville.   Read More »

Blanche Marian Brooke

Blanche Marian Brooke

Blanche M. Brooke, 87, passed away peacefully on March 16, 2013 at the Elizabeth House.   Read More »

Howard R. Kratz, 96, Physicist

Howard Russell Kratz, 96, of Carolina Village, died Thursday, March 14, 2013, at the Village. Before his death, he was one of the last surviving scientists from the Manhattan Project, which produced the first atomic bomb during World War II.   Read More »

Anita Chapman Rhodes, 51

Anita Chapman Rhodes, 51, of Hendersonville, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 16, 2013.   Read More »

Camill Sentell Brown, 82

Camill Sentell Brown, 82, went to be with her lord on March 14, 2013 from injuries suffered
from a fall.   Read More »

Andries H. J. “Dries” Jansma, 81

FLAT ROCK — Andries H. J. "Dries" Jansma, 81, of Flat Rock, passed away Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at Sunnybrook Assisted Living Home.   Read More »

Phillip Jason Bell, 35

Jason Bell, 35, passed away unexpectedly March 13, 2013, in his home in Hendersonville.   Read More »

Reggie “Bob” Seagraves, 78

Reggie “Bob” Seagraves, 78

Reggie "Bob" Seagraves, 78, of Hendersonville left this life March 11, 2013.   Read More »

Faye Kirby Shuler, 67

Faye Kirby Shuler, 67

Faye Kirby Shuler, 67, of Hendersonville passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2013, at her home after a courageous 16-month battle with cancer.   Read More »

Cecelia Lindke, 94

Cecelia Lindke, 94, was born Jan. 12, 1919, and born to eternal life, March 6, 2013.   Read More »

Jamie Gartner Moody

Jamie Gartner Moody, 36, of Hendersonville, died at the Elizabeth House on Thursday, March 7, 2013. She was born in Troy, N.Y., on April 2, 1976, one of two daughters of Michael Allen and Elizabeth Porter Gartner who now reside in Hendersonville. She was preceded in death by her sister, Gillian Gartner.   Read More »

Mrs. Vera Elizabeth Chisolm Taylor

Mrs. Vera Elizabeth Chisolm Taylor

Mrs. Vera Elizabeth Chisolm Taylor, 97, of Hendersonville, passed away on Sunday, March 10, 2013.   Read More »

William (Bill) C. Meadows, 75

William (Bill) C. Meadows, 75, of Hendersonville joined his Lord on March 9th, 2013.   Read More »

Mary Virginia Cavanaugh Fendt

Mary Virginia Cavanaugh Fendt of the Brian Center of Hendersonville died where she
had been a resident since 2003.   Read More »

Lois Eileen Carne, 73

Lois Eileen Carne, 73, of Mills River died on Saturday, March 9, 2013 at the Hendersonville Life Care Center.   Read More »

Elizabeth Ann “Betsy” Kulp

Elizabeth Ann “Betsy” Kulp

Elizabeth Ann "Betsy" Kulp, 80, of Hendersonville, died on Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at Pardee Hospital after an extended respiratory illness.   Read More »

Ralph D. Flynn

Ralph D. Flynn

Ralph D. Flynn, 94, of Hendersonville, died on Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at Hendersonville Health and Rehabilitation.   Read More »

Rita Livingston Jackson, 55

Rita Livingston Jackson, 55

Rita Livingston Jackson, 55, paraded into that city with the Father to meet loved ones waiting for her, She fought her final fight with cancer. She was surrounded by her family and Friends with lots of love.   Read More »

Ted C. Russell

Ted C. Russell of Hendersonville passed away Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at his home.   Read More »

Margaret “Mim” C. Miller

MILLS RIVER — Margaret "Mim" C. Miller, 71, of Mills River, died on Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at her home.   Read More »

Carolyn J. Marshall, 60

Carolyn J. Marshall, 60, of Edneyville, went to be with the Lord, Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at her home.   Read More »

Gary Vernon Dills, 62

SWANNANOA — Gary Vernon Dills, 62, of Swannanoa, died Feb. 17, 2013, at Memorial Mission Hospital.   Read More »

Barbara Teach Bouet, 69

Barbara Teach Bouet, 69, of Zirconia, passed away, Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at her home after a battle with cancer with her son and best friend Kathleen Flemming by her side.   Read More »

Emma Jean Smith, 88

Emma Jean Smith, 88, of Hendersonville, passed away Wednesday, March 6, 2013.   Read More »

Mary Kathryn McClure Stephens, 89

Mary Kathryn McClure Stephens, 89, of Hendersonville, went to be with the Lord Monday, March 4, 2013 surrounded by her family at the Brian Center of Hendersonville, after an extended illness.   Read More »

Ana Alexandra Oviedo Medina

Ana Alexandra Oviedo Medina

Longtime Hendersonville resident Ana Alexandra Oviedo Medina, a Community Outreach Coordinator for Blue Ridge Community Services, and former Henderson County Educational System immigrant advocate and ESL Parent Liaison, went to be with our Heavenly Father on March 4, 2013, at age 28. Ana was an active community advocate until the day she was hospitalized.   Read More »

Raymond L. Coggins, 89

Raymond L. Coggins, 89, of Flat Rock went to be with the Lord Monday, March 4, 2013 at Pardee Hospital.   Read More »

Robert E. Finney Jr., 82

Robert E. Finney Jr., 82, of Mills River, died Monday, March 4, 2013 at his home.   Read More »

Dicy M. Ruth, 82

Dicy M. Ruth, 82, of Flat Rock, NC passed away Tuesday, March 5, 2013.   Read More »

Gloria “June” Eastman

Gloria "June" Eastman, 87, of Hendersonville, died on Monday, March 4, 2013.   Read More »

William Arthur "Bill" Sink Sr., 67

William Arthur "Bill" Sink Sr., 67, of Etowah died Saturday, March 2, 2013, at Hock Family Pavillion, Intensive Care, Duke Medical Center in Durham.   Read More »

Joy Drew Blazey, 88

Joy Drew Blazey, 88

Joy Drew Blazey, 88, passed away on Feb. 28, 2013, at the Four Seasons Elizabeth House in Flat Rock.   Read More »