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October 2015 Archive

Dullie Josephine Phillips, 78

Dullie Josephine Phillips, 78

Dullie Josephine Phillips, 78, of Hendersonville, NC went home to be with her Heavenly Father, Saturday, October 24, 2015.   Read More »

Landrum L. Allen, 87

Landrum L. Allen, 87

Landrum L. Allen, 87, of Hendersonville, passed away peacefully Saturday, October 24, 2015 at the North Carolina State Veterans Home in Black Mountain.
He was a native of Henderson County and son of the late James Crawford Allen and Minnie LeaEtta Bayne Allen. He was also preceded in death by a son, Jimmie Carol Allen; grandson, John Roy Allen; great-grandson, Bailey Nichols; brothers, Alvin, William, James, Hendrix and Oliver; and sisters, Ollie Powell, Lila Jones and Sreptia Allen.
He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict as a Medical Technician. He was a member of Cedar Springs Baptist Church. Landrum was a union carpenter with The Asheville Local for most of his life and worked with his wife Ethel in their real estate company Scottie Realty until he retired.
He was an avid gardener with a green thumb who loved flowers and woodworking. His flowers and wood designs were some of the best ever. He loved his family and was dearly loved by them.
Survivors include his wife of 67 years Ethel; sons, Kenneth and wife Sharon, Steve and wife Diane, Joseph and wife Rosalie all of Hendersonville; daughter, Dale Lynch and husband Al of Milford, DE; grandchildren, Todd and wife Brooke, Jessica and fiance Lee, Christopher and wife Rachel, Joshua and wife Angela, Nathan and wife Angela all of Hendersonville, Brian of Raleigh, Shane Peeler of SC, Charise and husband Geoff of GA, Lisa and husband Michael of SC; 19 great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and his loving cat Tiger.
Visitation will be held 1-2 pm on Wednesday, October 28, 2015 in the chapel of Forest Lawn Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 2pm with Rev. Dan Holbert and Rev. John Coulter officiating. Entombment will be private.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to a local veterans association of choice in his honor.
The family is very grateful to the staff at the North Carolina State Veterans Home in Black Mountain for the sincere affection for all of the veterans in their care.
Please visit www.forestlawnhendersonville.com to sign an online guest book.
Forest Lawn Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.   Read More »

Landrum L. Allen, 87

Landrum L. Allen, 87, of Hendersonville, passed away, Saturday, October 24, 2015. Forest Lawn Funeral Home will announce the arrangements.   Read More »

Eva Lorange Mitchell, 78

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Minnie Belle Tapley Galloway, 83,

Minnie Belle Tapley Galloway, 83,

Minnie Belle Tapley Galloway, 83, of Etowah passed away Monday, 19 October 2015 at the Brian Center of Laurel Park after a lengthy illness.   Read More »

Mary A. Fisher, 90

Mary A. Fisher, 90, died on Saturday, October 17, 2015 at her residence surrounded by loved ones. Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors and Cremation Memorial Center are in charge of arrangements.   Read More »

Sharron C. Mann, 62

Sharron C. Mann, 62, of Hendersonville, NC passed away Saturday, October 17, 2015 at her home. She had worked at Walmart and Hunter Automotive Group and loved cats and dogs. She is survived by her loving husband of 25 years, Lee Mann; two daughters, Amanda R. Corn and family of Hendersonville and Athenya Corn of Hendersonville; one granddaughter, Michelle L. Corn of Hendersonville and a step-daughter, Devon Mann and family of Danville, VT. A graveside service will be held 2:00 PM Wednesday, October 22, 2015 at Shepherd Memorial Park.
The family will be receiving friends after the service at the home of Amanda R. Corn. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the The Pat Summitt Foundation, 520 W. Summit Hill Drive, Suite 1101, Knoxville, TN 37902 and the Blue Ridge Humane Society 828-692-4367. Condolence cards may be sent to the family at www.jacksonfuneralservice.com or PO Box 945, Hendersonville, NC 28793.   Read More »

Clifford Douglas Hyder, 69

Clifford Douglas Hyder, 69

Clifford Douglas Hyder, 69, of Hendersonville, died on Sunday, October 11, 2015 at his residence. He is preceded in death by his parents: Walter Hillard Hyder and Mildred Earline McGraw.   Read More »

Roberta Dimick Hambly, 87,

Roberta Dimick Hambly, 87,

Roberta Dimick Hambly, 87, of Hendersonville, died Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at the Elizabeth House. She was a native of Oradell, New Jersey, and had lived in Hendersonville since 1987. She was the daughter of the late Robert and Mary Kubat Dimick, and wife of the late Donald K. Hambly who died in 2010, after 56 years of marriage. She was preceded in death by a cousin, Wallace J. Mason Sr., and long time friend Beatrice Lill.   Read More »

Isabella D. LaTourette, 102

Isabella D. LaTourette, 102

Isabella D. LaTourette, 102   Read More »

Betty Jo Thompson Hoots, 75

 Betty Jo Thompson Hoots, 75, of 338 Chestnut Gap Road, loving mother, great & grandmother, sister, and friend, died Friday, October 9th, 2015, at Hendersonville's Hospice Elizabeth House. Born August 2nd, 1940, in Polk County, NC, she was the daughter of the late Joe and Ina Jackson Thompson and the wife of the late Fredric Harrison Hoots.
Survivors include daugher, Barbara Hoots Hughes and her husband Jimmy of Columbia, SC, and son Freddie Hoots of Hendersonville, NC; three grandchildren, Jessica Hoots of Edneyville, NC, Ciara Hughes of Asheville, NC, and Cody Hughes of Columbia, SC; one great granddaughter, Scarlett Hoots; and three sisters, Mary Duvall of Campobello, Bessie Jones and Carol Case, both of Flat Rock, NC. She was predeceased by two brothers, Herbert Thompson and Monroe Thompson; and two sisters, Mossie Goble and Dorothy Meeks.
Graveside services will be held at 2pm Monday, October 12, 2015, at Shepherd Memorial Park, 5045 Asheville Highway, Hendersonville, NC. The service will be conducted by Pastor Dan Blackwell of Dana Baptist Church of Hendersonville, NC.
Honorary pallbearers will be Steve Jones, Brent Case, Gordon Hoots, Wayne Barnwell, Chuck Nix and Chris Thompson.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Elizabeth House (Hospice) in Hendersonville, NC.
Condolence cards may be sent to the family at www.jacksonfuneralservice.com or PO Box 945, Hendersonville, NC 28793.   Read More »

Preston Gilliam, 80,

Preston Gilliam, 80, of Flat Rock, NC went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, October 8, 2015. He was a native and lifelong resident of Henderson County and was preceded in death by his parents, Doc and Nellie Jackson Gilliam, and his wife, Frances Hendricks Gilliam. He was a lifetime member of Maranatha Baptist Church where he loved to sing in the Maranatha Choir and retired from Belding-Corticelli after over 25 years of service. He was a caring husband, father, “Pawpaw” and brother who cherished time spent with his family. His grandchildren were the joy of his life. He is survived by two sons, Glenn Gilliam and his wife Glenda of Flat Rock and Steve Gilliam of Rutherfordton, NC; a daughter, Wanda Moffitt and her husband Bobby of Flat Rock; six grandchildren, Terry, Jamie, Jennifer, Jason, Christy and Christopher; eight great grandchildren; a sister, Bertha Mae Mottl of Flat Rock and several nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be held 2:00 PM Sunday, October 11, 2015 at Maranatha Baptist Church with Rev. Steve Gibbs and Rev. Lewis Staton 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 will be at the home of Wanda and Bobby Moffitt. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Maranatha Baptist Church, 2511 Old Spartanburg Rd, East Flat Rock, NC 28726. Condolence cards may be sent to the family at www.jacksonfuneralservice.com or PO Box 945, Hendersonville, NC 28793.   Read More »