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December 2016 Archive

Henry “Tim” Snelson, 59

Henry “Tim” Snelson, 59

Henry “Tim” Snelson, age 59, passed away Thursday, December 8th, 2016 at the Elizabeth House following a brief period of illness. He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry K. Snelson and Patricia A. Forrister Snelson.   Read More »

Linda Louise Hingentiz, 66

Linda Louise Hingentiz, 66 of Flat Rock passed away Thursday December 08, 2016 at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.
A native of Henderson county, she was the daughter of the late Clyde and Margaret Ballard Hill. She was married to Henry Hingentiz for over 40 years prior to his death earlier this year. She was preceded in death by her brother Michael Hill.
She was a family nurse practitioner, having worked many years at the Henderson County health department and currently worked at The Laurel OB - GYN. She was a member of East Flat Rock First Baptist church and loved singing in the choir.
She will however be best remembered as a loving wonderful mother.
Survivors include, one son Joseph Edward Hingentiz and his wife Ashley, one granddaughter Ryker, who is arriving any day now and a niece Melissa Barnwell and her family of Hendersonville.
A memorial service will be held Friday December 16, 2016 at 7:30 pm at East Flat Rock First Baptist Church, with the Rev. Jeff Nelands officiating. The family will receive friends beginning at 6 PM until service time at the church.
Condolence cards may be sent to the family at www.jacksonfuneralservice.com or to Po Box 945, Hendersonville, NC 28793.   Read More »

John W. Murray 74

John W. Murray 74, of Flat Rock went to join his parents, John and Glenna Nash Murray of Hendersonville, NC, and his brothers, Roy, Gary, Harold and Ricky in their Heavenly home.
Surviving John is his wife Sarah McMinn Murray of 43 years, and his (4) children Angela Murray of Hendersonville NC, Mark Murray of Horse Shoe, NC, Tammy Pruitt of Travelers Rest, SC and Melissa Murray of Hendersonville, NC, and their spouses, a sister Geneva Buley of Hendersonville, NC, a brother Wayne Murray of Hendersonville, NC. John was blessed with 5 beautiful grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.   Read More »

Ian Ryan Phillips, 24

Ian Ryan Phillips, 24

Ian Ryan Phillips
Staff Sergeant Ian Ryan Phillips, 24, died unexpectedly on Friday, December 2, 2016 in
Elk City, Oklahoma due to injuries incurred in an automobile accident. He was born on
November 12, 1992 in Hendersonville, NC to Gary and Denise Phillips.
Ian was a graduate of West Henderson High School in Hendersonville, NC, as well as
the University of Maryland University College (UMUC) where he studied Information
Systems Management. He recently became stationed at Altus Air Force Base in Altus,
Oklahoma and worked as a Client Systems Tech. His previous USAF base assignments
included RAF Lakenheath in Suffolk, England and Ramstein Air Base in Rhineland-
Palatinate, Germany where he met and married his loving wife, Lisa Marie Phillips, on
February 12, 2016.
He leaves behind his wife, Lisa Phillips, who is originally of Tulare, California, his
parents, Gary and Denise Phillips, of Etowah, NC, his grandmother, Joan Phillips, of
Etowah, NC, his sister, Lauren Phillips, of Asheville, NC and his sister, April Creel, of
Lakewood Ranch, Florida.
Ian was extremely blessed by family and friends who loved him dearly. His career in
the United States Air Force provided him with life experiences beyond his dreams. His
ever-present smile and terrific sense of humor made it obvious that he was a happy
young man. He will be sorely missed by all who knew him. He claimed Christ as his
Savior and was growing in his faith. We know that Jesus is preparing a place for Ian,
and we long for the day when we see him again.
A memorial service for Ian is scheduled at 3pm on Saturday, December 17, 2016 at the
Hendersonville Seventh-day Adventist Church, 2301 Asheville Highway,
Hendersonville, NC 28791. Jackson Funeral Services is in charge of the arrangements.
The family would like to express its sincere gratitude for the outpouring of love and
support they have received during this time. They continue to thank God for giving them
His strength to endure. Psalm 18:1   Read More »

Robert Michael Dennis, 81

Robert Michael Dennis, 81

Robert Michael Dennis, 81, of Hendersonville, NC passed away Monday, December 5, 2016 at his home.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Herman and Marie Gorman Dennis, his two wives, Jeanella and Sharon, a brother, Jerry and two sisters, Suzanne and Cecile.
He grew up in Washington, DC and attended St. Teresa School.
He served in the US Marine Corps.
Bob was an avid sports fan. He loved the Washington Redskins, the Washington Nationals, the University of Maryland Terps, and local sports.
He was a faithful Catholic and was a member at Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church and was a member of the Knights of Columbus.
He was a member of the Hendersonville Elks Lodge #1616, the V.F.W. Post and the American Legion.
He is survived by a daughter, Suzanne Celtrick of Hendersonville; a son, Michael Dennis of Frederick, Maryland; five grandchildren, Sean, Rebecca, Marley, Octavia and Jeanella; eight siblings, Renee, Jimmy, Ronnie, Lynn, Jean, Cristine, Donna and Ann; several nieces and nephews and his canine companion, Spider.
A funeral service will be held at 10AM Monday, December 12th at the Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the church. Condolence cards may be sent to the family at PO Box 1536 Mountain Home, NC 28758.   Read More »

Annie “Luree” Daniels, 90

Annie “Luree” Daniels, 90

Annie “Luree” Daniels, 90, died peacefully at The Laurels of Hendersonville on Sunday, December 4, 2016 after a brief illness.   Read More »

Sondra Scott Trantham, 73

Sondra Scott Trantham, 73 of Laurel Park died Friday, December 2, 2016 at Pardee Hospital. She was born in Florence, SC, a daughter of the late Otis Kinloch “O.K.” Scott and Ida Monetta Lawrence Scott. She moved to Hendersonville with her family in 1948. An active member of First Presbyterian Church, she became a charter and active member of Covenant Presbyterian Church.   Read More »