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August 2016 Archive

Peter James Flatman

Peter James Flatman, infant son of Kenneth and Megan Flatman died on Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at Park Ridge Health. His paternal grandparents David and Mary Flatman, great-aunt Lisa McCoy and great-great grandmother Faye Stanley were at his mommy and daddy’s side as he was delivered into the arms of Jesus. He was preceded in death by his namesakes, grandfather Kenneth James Coxwell and great-great uncle Peter Wirtz.   Read More »

Debra L. Jesensky, 61

Debra L. Jesensky, 61, of Hendersonville, passed away, Tuesday, August 23, 2016. Forest Lawn Funeral Home is assisting the family.   Read More »

Harry Haze Corn Jr., 65

Harry Haze Corn Jr., 65, of Hendersonville, NC passed away unexpectedly Sunday, August 21, 2016.
He was a native and lifelong resident of Henderson County and was preceded in death by his parents, Harry H. Corn Sr. and Geneva Corn and two sons, Jason and Aubrey Hill.
Harry attended Edneyville High School.
He had served in the US Army in the Vietnam War in the 984th Engineer Company Land Clearing Division.
He is survived by his loving wife of 34 years, Brenda H. Corn; two daughters, Athenya Corn and Amanda Corn and family, two sons, Scott and Tim Hill; two sisters, Pat Nelson (Dale) and Harriette Thompson (Wayne) and five grandchildren, Michelle Corn, Tyler Hill, Aubrey and Kayla Justus and Kristen Lefever (Glen).
At Harry’s request there will be no memorial service.
Family and friends may pay their respects at his home from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
Jackson Funeral Service and Crematory is assisting the family.   Read More »

Martha Stepp Livingston, 81

Martha Stepp Livingston, 81, of Fletcher, NC went home to the many waiting and to meet her Savior on Tuesday, August 23, 2016.
She was born April 1, 1935 and was a native and life long resident of Henderson County. She was preceded in death by her parents, Decatur and Elsie Mae McMahann Stepp, her brothers, Craig and Randy, sisters, Mae, Josephine and Blanche, two daughters, Rita and Sharon and a granddaughter, Krystal.
She is survived by six sons, Stanley Livingston (Charlene) of Hendersonville, Rickey Livingston (Kay) of Fletcher, Scottie Livingston of the home, Johnny Livingston (Judy) of Washington, Merrill Livingston (Janice) of Tennessee and Clarence Livingston (Rita) of Fletcher; a daughter, Coleen Metcalf (Douglas) of Asheville; 26 grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held 2:00 PM Thursday, August 25th at the Chapel in The Pines of Jackson Funeral Service with Rev. Jerry Lacefield and Rev. Doug Carroll officiating. Burial will follow at Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service in the chapel.
Condolence cards may be sent to the family at www.jacksonfuneralservice.com or PO Box 945, Hendersonville, NC 28793.
The family would like to extend their gratitude to Four Seasons Compassion For Life and the staff of the Elizabeth House.   Read More »

Thomas G. Taylor, 78

Thomas G. Taylor, age 78 of Hendersonville went home to be with Jesus on Saturday, August 20th, 2016 at Margaret R. Pardee Memorial Hospital following a period of declining health. He was preceded in death by his parents, Morris J. Taylor and Junie Capps Taylor; one brother, Charles M. Taylor; and by one sister, Pauline Capps.   Read More »

Dorothy Jannette Redden Corn

Dorothy Jannette Redden Corn, daughter of the late Quay Redden
and Ruby Redden Roller went to be with the Lord on Friday, August 19,
2016.   Read More »

Bonnie Rhodes Paris, 87

Bonnie Rhodes Paris, 87, of Flat Rock, NC went to be with the Lord, Friday, August 19, 2016 at the Elizabeth House.
She was a native and life long resident of Henderson County. She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Dora Garren Rhodes, her husband Grady Paris, two sisters, Faye Cable and Addie Walters and a brother, Fred Rhodes.
She was a member of Refuge Baptist Church and had retired from GE.
She is survived by her son, Gary Paris (Kristy) of Flat Rock; a daughter, Sharon Byerly (Skip) of Greensboro, NC; three grandchildren, Heath, Greta and Lauren; three great grandchildren, Ransum, Chyenne and Kathlyn; a sister, Joyce Redmond (William) of Hendersonville and several nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held 12:00 PM Monday, August 22nd at Forest Lawn Memorial Park with Rev. Zollie Ward officiating. The family will receive friends Sunday night from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Jackson Funeral Service and at other times will be at the home of Gary and Kristy Paris.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Cardinal Care, 1000 W. Allen Street, Hendersonville, NC 28739.
Condolence cards may be sent to the family at www.jacksonfuneralservice.com or PO Box 945, Hendersonville, NC 28793.
The family would like to extend their gratitude to the staff of Cardinal Care and the Elizabeth House for their compassion.   Read More »

Viola Taylor Rhodes, 87

Viola Taylor Rhodes, 87 of Hendersonville died Thursday, August 18, 2016 at Hendersonville Health & Rehabilitation.
A graveside service will be held at 11:00 am, Monday August 22, 2016 at Edneyville United Methodist Church Cemetery, with Reverend David Stanford officiating. There will be no formal visitation planned.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hendersonville Health & Rehabilitation, 104 College Dr, Flat Rock, NC 28731.   Read More »

Joyce F. Stern, 91

Joyce F. Stern, age 91, of Hendersonville, died Thursday, August 18, 2016 at the Elizabeth House. A graveside service will be held at 4:30 pm on Friday, August 19, 2016 at Shepherd Memorial Park. Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors will announce the arrangements.   Read More »

Gladys A. Burghardt, 96

Gladys A. Burghardt, 96

Gladys A. Burghardt, age 96, of Hendersonville died Tuesday, August 16th, 2016 at the Elizabeth House. She was born August 25th, 1919 in Detroit, Michigan; a daughter of the late, Edward Kolodsick and Anna Kathern Gileczek. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Gordon E. Burghardt.   Read More »

Arthur Friedman, 96

Arthur Friedman, who worked at Brookhaven National Laboratory from 1958 through the early 1980’s, assisted in building and maintaining the first online computer used to process data for nuclear research, died on Aug. 13, 2016 in Hendersonville, NC. He was 96.   Read More »

Janice Ledbetter Nix, 60

Janice Ledbetter Nix, 60, of Hendersonville, NC passed away Sunday, August 14, 2016.   Read More »

Nicolas C. Brown, 19

Nicolas C. Brown, 19 of Hendersonville was called home to be with the Lord on Thursday August 11, 2016.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather Larry Brown, step grandfather Teddy Ballard, and two cousins, Alesha Dickerson and Wyatt Chavis
Nic loved and was very much loved by his family and was especially close to his sister Melody. He had a good heart and always had a smile on his face. He loved to swim, fish, camp and his beloved New England Patriots. Gone to soon, he was loved by many and will forever be missed by all that knew him.
Survivors include, his mother Christi Ballard of Hendersonville, his step- father Ron Ballard, his father and step mother, Eric and Jennifer Brown of FL. , three sisters, Melody Ballard of Hendersonville, Payton Brown and Henslie Brown of FL, one brother Jayden Brown of FL, his grandparents, James Knight of East Flat Rock, Evelyn Griffith of Liberty, SC, Barbara Zborvian of Anderson, SC and Doris Ballard of Tuxedo, four uncles, four aunts and numerous cousins.
A funeral service will be held Monday August 15, 2016 at 12 Pm at the Upward Christian Fellowship with the Rev. Anthony Craver officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will follow the service at Greenville Memorial Garden; 7784 Augusta Rd, Piedmont, SC 29673
Condolence cards may be sent to the family at www.jacksonfuneralservice.com or PO Box 945, Hendersonville, NC 28793.
Jackson Funeral Service is assisting the Brown family.   Read More »

Emerson Randall “Randy” Enloe Sr, 69

Emerson Randall “Randy” Enloe Sr, 69

Emerson Randall “Randy” Enloe Sr, 69, of Hendersonville, NC went to be with the Lord, Saturday, August 6, 2016 at his home.
He was a native and lifelong resident of Henderson County and was preceded in death by his parents Emerson James Enloe and Mary Sue McCraw Funt.
He served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam War and supported the Wounded Warrior Project and many other military organizations.
He supported St. Jude’s Children’s Hospitals.
Emerson loved fishing, golfing and most of all spending time with his family.
He is survived by his loving wife of many years, Susan F. Enloe; two sons, Randy Enloe and his wife Pam of Forest, VA and Tony Enloe and his wife Melinda of Flat Rock; his step-mother, Hazel Enloe; seven grandchildren, Benjamin Enloe, Tanner Enloe, Kailah Enloe, Hunter Chase Enloe, Bryan Cannon, Rebecca Aldridge and Hope Searcy; his siblings, John Michael Enloe, Patricia Fosler, Jewell Scott and Wanda Carpenter; several nieces and nephews and his canine companions Daisy Mae, and Baby Cakes.
A funeral service will be held 11:00 AM Friday, August 12th at Living Water Baptist Church with Rev. Chris Pace officiating. Burial will follow in Jones Cemetery with military honors conducted by the Henderson County Honor Guard. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service in the church. A small reception will follow the committal.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project.
Condolence cards may be sent to the family at www.jacksonfuneralservice.com or PO Box 945, Hendersonville, NC 28793.   Read More »

Hazel LaRue Miller Hallman

Hazel LaRue Miller Hallman waits for the Creator’s voice. She went to sleep in Jesus on August 5, 2016 at her home in Hendersonville. Hazel was born October 18, 1928 in Norristown, PA to Amos and Linnie Miller. She married Ralph Hallman, Jr., deceased. She was also preceded in death by her sister, Esther Shobe Blandford, and remained a close friend with her sister-in-law, Ruth Hallman Heller.
She and Ralph honored God by serving young people in VA, CO, FL, PA, AL, TN and SC. Employed for years as a secretary and bookkeeper, she more recently volunteered at Park Ridge Health and with the Carolina Adventist Retiree’s Association. Hazel was a member of the Upward Seventh-day Adventist Church family.
Hazel dedicated her life as a faithful mother to Judee (David) Spicer of Ooltewah, TN; Wesley (Joyce) Hallman of Flat Rock; David, deceased (Peggy) Hallman of Portland, TN; and Karen (Cliff) Ingersoll of Diana, TX. She was “Grandma” to Jonathan and Scott Spicer; Carrie Hallman and Melissa (Chris) Smith; Russell (Kristen) Hallman; Mark (Kristin) Ingersoll and Jennifer Windschitl; and was “G.G.” to Centurion, Alexandrea, and Maximillion Smith; Haley Bird and Sean Hallman; William and Sara Ingersoll; and Malachi and Dawson Windschitl.
The family wishes to express heartfelt thanks to the Four Seasons staff.
Memorials may be made to the Worthy Student Fund of the Upward Seventh-day Adventist Church School in Hazel’s honor at www.tmcfunding.com. “Even so, come, Lord Jesus.”
To offer online condolences, please visit www.shulerfuneralhome.com.
Shuler Funeral Home is assisting the family.   Read More »

Ronald K. Patterson, 63

Ronald K. Patterson, 63, of Hendersonville, NC passed away Tuesday, August 2, 2016 peacefully at his home.
He was the son of the late Robert F. and Dolores Hartley Patterson.
He is survived by his daughter and her husband, Danna P. and Jason West; two sisters, Peggy P. Barrett of Inverness, FL and Susan P. Kraut and her husband Pete of Delaware, OH and several nieces and nephews.
A private celebration of his life and accomplishments will be held at 7 pm on Wednesday, August 10 at Binion's Roadhouse.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Brother Wolf Animal Rescue, P.O. Box 8195, Asheville NC, 28814.
Condolence cards may be sent to the family at www.jacksonfuneralservice.com or PO Box 945, Hendersonville, NC 28793   Read More »

James C. “Buddy” McCullough, 82

James C. “Buddy” McCullough age 82 went home to the arms of his Lord and Savior on   Read More »

Dorothy Louise Dotson Williams, 81

Dorothy Louise Dotson Williams, 81, of Dana, NC passed to be with the Lord on Friday, August 5, 2016.
She was the daughter of the late Harley Glenn Dotson Sr. and Cora Jane Walton Dotson and was also preceded in death by four brothers, Fred, Johnny, Eugene and Harley Jr. and a great grandson, Griffin Anglin.
She is survived by her loving husband of 66 years, Charles B. Williams; six children, Sandy Poythress (Dennis) of Henderson, NC, Cathy Rathbone (Kenny) of Hot Springs, NC, Eddie Williams (Ginger) of Dana, Teresa Holbert (Eddie) of Hendersonville, Danny Williams (Candy) of Hendersonville and Patricia Hardesty (Dean) of Hendersonville; thirteen grandchildren; twenty four great grandchildren; one great-great grandson; three sisters, Mary Jones of Etowah, Margaret Summey of Hendersonville, Shirley Godbold of Weaverville and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held 2:00 PM Tuesday, August 9th at the Chapel In The Pines of Jackson Funeral Service with Rev. Dan Blackwell and Rev. Jimmy Owens officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Monday night from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the funeral home and at other times the family will be at the home of Patricia and Dean Hardesty.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Asheville, NC.
Condolence cards may be sent to the family at www.jacksonfuneralservice.com or PO Box 945, Hendersonville, NC 28793.   Read More »

Louis Odell Barnett, 91,

Louis Odell Barnett, 91, passed away peacefully on Thursday August 4th at the Elizabeth House surrounded by his family. Louis was a lifelong resident of Hendersonville and was loved dearly not only by his family, but all of his caretakers from Hospice who are deeply appreciated. Louis is survived by a most loving and dedicated wife of 65 years, Mary Lee; a daughter, Pam Peters; a granddaughter, Alycia Hamilton; a grandson, Eric Peters; two great grandchildren; one brother, Ed Barnett and wife Gail; and one sister Mildred Conner. He also had a loving family of sister and brother in laws, Vollie and Flossie Corn (deceased); Flora Cagle, Gordon and Hazel Corn, Jim and Ellazene Corn, Tom and Amanda Davis, as well as many loving nieces and nephews.   Read More »

James C. "Buddy" McCullough, 82

James C. "Buddy" McCullough, 82

James C. “Buddy” McCullough age 82 went home to the arms of his Lord and Savior on   Read More »

Anne Franke Ulinski

Anne Franke Ulinski

Anne Franke Ulinski died on July 18 at Elizabeth House in Hendersonville, NC.   Read More »

JoAnn Robinson Collins, 73

JoAnn Robinson Collins, age 73 of Hendersonville died Thursday, August 4th, 2016 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Henderson County; a daughter of the late, Homer Rubin Robinson and Lillian Geneva Glover Robinson. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Max “Ray” Collins in 2005; her son, Steven Holbert; and her sister, Beulah Scroggins.   Read More »

Milton Sheppard Thompson, 82

Milton Sheppard Thompson, 82

Milton Sheppard Thompson, 82, of Heatherly Heights Road, Saluda, died Thursday, July 28, 2016, at Charles George VA Medical Center, Asheville, NC after a period of declining health.   Read More »

Charlotte Elizabeth MacDaniel 89,

Charlotte Elizabeth MacDaniel 89, of Hendersonville passed away Wednesday August 03, 2016
at Life Care Center of Hendersonville. No service is planned.
Jackson Funeral Service is assisting the MacDaniel family.   Read More »

Margie Watts Green

Margie Watts Green

Margie Watts Green passed away peacefully July 30, 2016, at Sunnybrook Assisted Living in Hendersonville, NC. surrounded by her family and after a long and meaningful life.
Born in Shreveport, La., August 5, 1921, Margie was preceded in death by her husband, R. Don Green, and a young son, Donnie Jr. She was the daughter of the late Cora Moore and Jay Daniel Watts, and younger sister of Edith Watts DeBroeck, Loy Hinton Watts, Faye Watts DeBroeck and J.D. Watts Jr.
Margie moved to New Orleans in 1966, and after a few years became a valued employee in the corporate offices of J. Ray McDermott, until her retirement in 1994. Margie took pride in everything she did, and was meticulous and considerate in all her responsibilities in both public and family life.
As a young woman she was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Shreveport, and on moving to New Orleans, her spiritual home became Oak Park Baptist. After moving to NC in 2004, the First Baptist Church of Hendersonville became her holy ground. Her faithfulness is likely still remembered in corners of these 3 churches.
She is survived by her daughter, Loy Lauden-Stowell of Zirconia, NC; her grand-daughters Lacey Loy Lauden and Lorelei Lauden Scollin of Hendersonville, and Lindsey Lauden Miguelez of Asheville, NC.; 6 great-grandsons: Aaron Romano, Kevin Roberts, Justin Legnon, Ian & Jude Scollin, and Adrian Miguelez; and 2 great-grand-daughters: Megan Legnon and Naomi Miguelez, plus beloved son & grandsons-in-law, nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services to celebrate her life on her 91st Birthday will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, August 5th, 2016 in Thos. Shepherd’s Church Street Chapel officiated by the Reverend Howard Hanger.
The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service in the chapel.
Graveside Services are planned for the afternoon of August 10th in Shreveport, La. at Forest Park East.
In lieu of flowers, donations are invited to The Boys & Girls Club of Henderson County NC, P.O. Box 1460 Hendersonville, NC 28793.
An online register book is available for family and friends by visiting www.thosshepherd.com. Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors are in charge of arrangements.   Read More »

Carol Sue Thompson Case, 72

Carol Sue Thompson Case, 72

Mrs. Carol Sue Thompson Case, 72, of Flat Rock, died Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at the Elizabeth House. She was born December 14, 1943, in Polk County, to the late Joe and Ina Mae Jackson Thompson. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her siblings Betty Hoots, Mossie Goble, Dorothy Meeks, Hubert Thompson and Monroe Thompson.   Read More »

Wilma Stepp Garnes, 83

August 1, 2016 Hendersonville, NC Wilma Stepp Garnes, 83, of Hendersonville, NC went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, July 31, 2016. She was a native and lifelong resident of Henderson County. She was preceded in death by her parents, Terrell and Mae Bell Bishop Stepp, her husband, Andrew Garnes and three children, Cheryl, Gary and Robert Duncan. She is survived by three daughters, Saundra Condrey (David), Joy Kent (Jim) and Susan McCarson (Gene); a son, Todd Duncan (Carla) all of Hendersonville; thirteen grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren and eight siblings, Frances Bokirk, Bertha Lou Brewer, Paul Stepp, Ann Stroup, Geraldine Wyatt, Agnes Grasty, Barbara Frasier and David Stepp. A funeral service will be held 3:00 PM Wednesday, August 3rd at the Hendersonville First Baptist Church with Rev. Steve Scoggins officiating. Burial will follow at Shepherd Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM prior to the service in the church and at other times will be at the home of Saundra Condrey. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Carolina Village Employee Appreciation Fund. Condolence cards may be sent to the family at www.jacksonfuneralservice.com or PO Box 945, Hendersonville, NC 28793.   Read More »