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Barbara Breedlove Seiler

Barbara Breedlove Seiler

Barbara Breedlove Seiler, 72, of Saluda left this planet on March 28, 2014. Barbara, daughter of Iverson and Sara Breedlove of Texas and loving wife of Robert Lewis Seiler, passed away at home facing the beauty of the woods and mountains of North Carolina.

She leaves behind a loving family that includes Robert, Martha and David Riley, Michael and Marcia Seiler, Sarah Seiler and four grandchildren - Scott, Tanner, Anna and Kate.

Barbara's energy had no bounds and she truly loved life. She was driven by a passionate belief that there was room at the table for everyone. She supported causes and organizations that served to protect those who were less fortunate. She worked locally to create a world that treasured the environment, community, and justice for all.

A founding member of the Saluda Business Association, she served on the board for many years as a strong voice for the community, small business, and the arts. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 5, 2014, at St. James Episcopal Church in Hendersonville

Donations in Barbara's memory can be made to The North Carolina chapter of The Nature Conservancy ( and Four Seasons Hospice (

An online register book is available for family and friends by visiting

Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors and Cremation Memorial Center is in charge of arrangements.