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May 2015 Archive

Elizabeth “Betty” Burton, 93

Elizabeth “Betty” Burton, 93, of Carolina Village died Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at the Carolina Village Medical Center.
Born in Westfield, Massachusetts, a daughter of the late Carl and Margaret Schaeffer, she grew up on Long Island and graduated from Sewanhaka High School and Washington School for Secretaries. She was the secretary to the vice-president of Automatic Electric of New York City. Betty had been a resident of Henderson County since 1982 and was a member of First Baptist Church of Hendersonville.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Burton, Jr. in 2003, and a brother, Charles Schaeffer in 1978.
Surviving are her two sons, Fred Burton III of Marshville, NC and Gregory Burton of Charleston, SC; grandchildren, James Burton of Raleigh and Kristen Pittman of Lynchburg, VA; 4 great-grandchildren, Joyce Burton, Marie Burton, Kylie Pittman, Karleigh Pittman; and a sister, Marguerite Elms of N. St. Paul, Minn.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, 312 5th Ave W, Hendersonville, NC 28739, or to Carolina Village, 600 Carolina Village Rd., Hendersonville, NC 28792.
To offer online condolences, visit www.shulerfuneralhome.com. Shuler Funeral Home is assisting the family.   Read More »

Cashew Tate

Cashew Tate, infant son of Johnny and Jennifer Tate of Horse Shoe, passed away Wednesday, May 27th at Mission Hospital.   Read More »

Clayton Theodore Jones, 2

Clayton Theodore Jones, 2

Clayton Theodore Jones, 2, of East Flat Rock, fondly known by many as “Baby Clay,” was born on January 31, 2013 and healed into Heaven on May 22, 2015, surrounded by those who loved him most.
In his short life Clay touched many people all over the world, most of whom had never met him, yet he had a profound impact on their lives. We believe that Clay knew how much he was loved by everyone. The family would like to thank everyone who prayed for Clay and assisted in his care.
Clay is survived by his mommy, Delphia Jones; stepfather, Jackson Hunter; sister, Anna Grace Hunter; maternal grandmother, Darcey Jones; maternal great-grandmother, Grace Jones; aunts, Beverly Edney and Myra Bishop (Chris) and uncle, Kevin Jones (Samantha); several cousins, and many others who love and miss him dearly.
A celebration of Baby Clay’s life will be held on Saturday, May 30, 2015 at 11AM at the Words of Life Tabernacle, 815 Glenn Bridge Rd, Arden. The Reverends Walt Christian and Jerry Warren will officiate.
In Matthew 19:14, Jesus said, "Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these."
To offer condolences online, please visit www.forestlawnhendersonville.com.
Forest Lawn Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements   Read More »

Gary Allen Corn, 68,

Gary Allen Corn, 68,

Gary Allen Corn, 68, of East Flat Rock, NC went to be with the
Lord, Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at the Charles George VA Medical Center.   Read More »

Charles "Charlie" Haniman, 91

Charles "Charlie" Haniman, 91, of Hendersonville, NC passed away Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at his home.
Jackson Funeral Service and Crematory is assisting the family.   Read More »

Joseph Matthew Shackett, 75

Joseph Matthew Shackett, 75, of Hendersonville, passed away, Friday, May 22, 2015 at Duke University Hospital. Shuler Funeral Home is assisting the family.   Read More »

AnnaRuth (Ann) Stanley, 86

AnnaRuth (Ann) Stanley, 86, went to be with the Lord on Thursday morning at the Elizabeth House.
Jackson Funeral Service and Crematory will announce the arrangements.   Read More »

Charles C. Burrell, 80

Charles C. Burrell, 80

Charles C. Burrell, 80, of Hendersonville, a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, was promoted to glory on May 18, 2015, from Carolina Village Medical Center after a brief illness. He was a son of the late Grover C. and Arrilee Anders Burrell. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Roy R. and Robert W. Burrell and two sisters, Nina B. Pace and Pauline B. McAbee.   Read More »

Vollie F. Corn, 89

Vollie F. Corn, 89

Vollie F. Corn, 89, of Hendersonville and a longtime member of Ebenezer Baptist Church passed away Monday, May 18, 2015 at the Charles George VA Medical Center.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Flossie McKinney Corn, his parents, Joel and Alma Hill Corn, a son Cecil Corn and a granddaughter, Sherri Rhodes.
He was a native and lifelong resident of Henderson County and loved the outdoors.
He served in the US Army during WW II with the 78th Lightning Division.
He is survived by a son, Chris Corn and wife KC of Hendersonville; three daughters, Dianne Case and husband Terry of Hendersonville, Linda Corn and boyfriend Scott Ledgerwood of Florida and Janice Rhodes of Hendersonville; a daughter-in-law, Shirley Corn of Bat Cave; two brothers, Jim Corn and wife Ellazene and Gordon Corn and wife Hazel all of Hendersonville; three sisters, Flora C. Cagle, Amanda C. Davis and husband Tom and Mary Lee C. Barnette and husband Louis all of Hendersonville; six grandchildren, Kenneth Case and wife Stephanie, Daniel Case and wife Jennifer, Rebecca Case, Robert Rhodes, Amy Heatherly and Kayla Cantrell and husband Brent; seven great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held 11:00 am Friday, May 22, 2015 at Ebenezer Baptist Church with Pastor Steven Blanton officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park with Military Honors provided by the Henderson County Honor Guard.
The family will receive friends Thursday night from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Jackson Funeral Service.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Dianne Case.
Condolence cards may be sent to the family at www.jacksonfuneralservice.com or PO Box 945, Hendersonville, NC 28793.   Read More »

Edgar "Brownie" Blythe, 80

A Christian memorial service will be held for Edgar "Brownie" Blythe at 1:30 PM on Saturday, May 23, 2015 at Living Savior Lutheran Church, 301 Overlook Road, Asheville, NC. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to: Living Savior Lutheran Church, Preschool Ministry, 301 Overlook Road, Asheville, NC 28803. Shuler Funeral Home is assisting the family.   Read More »

Earl Amos Williams, 84

Earl Amos Williams, 84

Earl Amos Williams, 84.   Read More »

Cecil L. Young, 79

Cecil L. Young, 79

Cecil L. Young, 79, of Hendersonville, NC passed away, Thursday, May 14, 2015.
He was a native and lifelong resident of Henderson County. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lloyd and Lillian Solesbee Young, two brothers, Edward Young and Maxcy Young and a grandson, T.J. Brown.
He was an avid hunter and fisherman and was a member of In Jesus Name Church.
He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Betty Jo Nix Young; three sons, David Young and his wife Edith of Hendersonville, Kevin Young and his wife Jennifer of Fayetteville, NC and Joe Young of Hendersonville; two daughters, Tammy Young of Hendersonville and Rita Gilbert and her husband Jeff of Hendersonville; he was “Papaw” to eleven grandchildren; six great grandchildren with two “on the way”; five sisters, Allie Mae Stepp, Martha Eaton, Marguerite Young, Linda Murdoch, Grace Young; two brothers, Clifton Young and Marion Young and many nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held 2:00 PM Sunday, May 17, 2015 at In Jesus Name Church with Rev. Dale Gilbert officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service in the church and at other times the family will be at the home of Rita and Jeff Gilbert.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to In Jesus Name Church, 2934 Sugarloaf Mountain Road, Hendersonville, NC 28792.
Condolence cards may be sent to the family at www.jacksonfuneralservice.com or PO Box 945, Hendersonville, NC 28793.   Read More »

Jack L. Gates, 91

Jack L. Gates, 91, of Hendersonville, passed away Monday, May 11, 2015 at Spring Arbor West.
A native of Long Beach CA and a resident of Henderson County for 8 years he was a son of the Charles and Eva Gates. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Charlotte Dowd Gates who died in 1998; son, Jim Gates; brothers, and Jimmy and Gordon Gates.
Jack retired from Texaco Oil Co. after 356 years of employment and was a member of the Anointed Word Church. He served in the U.S Army in the South Pacific area during WWII as a decoder.
He was known for his sense of humor and his love for the Lord, his love for his family and his church family. He belonged to a shuffle board club. He donated many times to Interfaith Ministry and encouraged others to donate in letters to the paper. He loved the trip he made to Washington DC with the Honor Air flight.
Survivors include his daughter, Carol Barnes of Hendersonville; son, Chris Gates and his wife Debbie of Hendersonville; 8 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; brother, Glenn Gates and his wife Dixie of CA; and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday, May 16, 2015 at the Anointed Word Church in Hendersonville.
Forest Lawn Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.   Read More »

Terry Lee Moore, 62,

Terry Lee Moore, 62, of Dana, NC went to be with the Lord, Monday, May 11, 2015 at the Elizabeth House.   Read More »

Cindy Owens, 54

Cindy Owens, 54, of Etowah passed away Wednesday, May 6, 2015 surrounded by friends and family at the Elizabeth House in Flat Rock after a short battle with cancer.
Born in Henderson County, she was the daughter of Doug Owens of Etowah and Tina Owens of Forest City. She was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Melissa Fay Smith.
Cindy attended Etowah Elementary School and was a 1979 graduate of West Henderson High School. She was employed by the local Ingles’ markets and was a member of the Etowah United Methodist Church.
In addition to her parents, Cindy is survived by her son, Christopher “Crow” Smith; four brothers, Steve Owens, Timmy Owens, Troy Thomas and David Thomas; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held at 2 PM Saturday at Etowah United Methodist Church with the Reverends David Cook and Keith Norris officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Forest Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 – 8 PM Friday at Shuler Funeral Home. At other times, the family will be at the Etowah Lions Club.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Cindy Owens Memorial Fund, 125 Orr’s Camp Road, Hendersonville, NC 28792.
To offer condolences online, please visit www.shulerfuneralhome.com. Shuler Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.   Read More »

Kalinda Quam, 67

Kalinda Quam, 67, of Hendersonville, passed away, Monday, May 4, 2015. Shuler Funeral Home is assisting the family.   Read More »

Margaret E. Chapman Rogers, 88

Margaret E. Chapman Rogers, 88, of Hendersonville, NC passed away
Thursday, May 7, 2015 at her home.   Read More »

Dr. Mike Dennis, 66

Dr. Mike Dennis, 66

Dr. Mike Dennis, 66, longtime resident of the Western NC mountains, passed away at his home in Mills River, from Parkinson’s disease complications. Mike was born on Christmas Eve, 1948 in Pensacola, FL to the late James and Jean Dennis. He was an outstanding Pediatrician for 32 years and since retirement, he has been a dedicated philanthropist for local charities and a Patron of the Arts
Dr. Mike was also a loving Father, Grandfather and Brother. He is survived by two children, Sherry and Jason – son and daughter of Susan Dennis; two grandchildren, Olivia and Zachary; and three sisters – Paula, Dorothy and Susie.   Read More »

Denis Douglas Fallon

Denis Douglas Fallon, the son of Annie Baird Fallon and Arthur Duncan Fallon, was born on July 28, 1921 in Darlington, England. The Fallons came to the United States when he was 7 years old.   Read More »