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Marion B. Alston, 84

Marion B. Alston, 84

Marion B. Alston, 84 of Hendersonville passed away on Friday, January 9, 2015 at Pardee Hospital following a long illness. Born in Canada she had resided in Cambridge-Galt, Ontario, Canada; Jacksonville, FL; and Davenport, FL. Upon her retirement from Dampp-Chaser she and her husband traveled extensively.

She was a member of Fruitland Baptist Church. Her husband Douglas preceded her in death in 2010. She was also preceded in death by her sister Eleanor.

Surviving are her five children, Bruce Alston (Jeanne) of Hendersonville; D. Brian Alston (JoAnn) of Colorado Springs, CO; Brenda Whitt (Mitch) of Mills River; Brad Alston (Connie) of Mountain Home; and Brooke Jernigan (Chris) of Roanoke, VA; 17 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild "in the pot" as she liked to say.

Services will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, PO Box 5216 Glen Allen, VA 23058.

To offer online condolences, visit Shuler Funeral Home is assisting the family.