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Obituaries

Lowell Medley

September 16, 2014

Lowell Medley, age 91 of Hendersonville died Tuesday, Sept. 16th at the Elizabeth House in Flat Rock after a period of declining health.  He was born in Logan, WV .  He was a veteran of the U S Navy and proudly served his country in World War II.  He was employed at  the Chrysler Corporation for 20 years, retiring in 1984.  He was a writer who had four novels published along with several plays and numerous poems.  He was an active member of the Hendersonville Church of God Worship Center for 28 years.  A funeral service will be held at 4 pm Friday in the Kirby Memorial Chapel of Shuler Funeral Home.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.  Burial will be at a later date at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Pecks Mill, WV .  Shuler Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.

Sharon L. Satterfield

September 16, 2014

Sharon L. Satterfield, age 68 of Flat Rock died Tuesday, September 16th at Pardee Memorial Hospital.  Shuler Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Lacy Elvida Rose Simmons Dylewski

September 15, 2014

Lacy Elvida Rose Simmons Dylewski, age 50 of Mills River died peacefully at her home on Monday, Sept. 15th.  She was born in New Bedford, Mass. and then atttended Simmons College in Boston and earned a B. S. in Physical Therapy. After college, she moved to Florida where she met her husband, Mike.  They moved to Mills Rver in 1995 where Lacy owned and operated Mills River Physical Therapy for 19 years. A memorial service will be held at 10 am on Friday, Sept. 19th at Imaculate Conception Catholic Church.  A reception will follow the memorial service at the church in St. Francis Hall.  Thomas Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors is in charge of the arrangements.

Mary Ann Neal Wold

September 15, 2014

Mary Ann Neal Wold,age 78 of Hendersonville, N. C., formerly of Brandon, Florida died September 15th at McCall Hospice House of Greenville.  She was born in Jasper, Mn.  She worked in data processing with Continental Can Company in Tampa, Fl.  After raising her children she returned to the work force as a Financial Manager for PricewaterhouseCoopers in Tampa, Fl. for 27 years.  In retirement, she came to the mountains of N., C,. and was active in the Senior Friendship of Henderson County and volunteered at Pardee Hospital for many years.  A memorial service will be held at 3 pm on Friday, September 19th at Carolina Village, with a graveside service for family and friends to be held on Sepember 20th at Ridgedale Untied Methodist Church in Saltville, Va.  Thomas Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors is in charge of the arrangements.

Helen L. Decker

September 14, 2014

Helen L. Decker,m age 89 of Hendersonville died Sunday, September 14th at the Laurels of Hendersonville.  Shuler Funeral Home will announce the arrangements.

Morris Guest, Jr.

September 14, 2014

Morris Guest, Jr., age 58 of Charlotte died Friday, September 12th at Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte.  Arragements are incomplete and will be announced by the Donald I. Roseboro Funeral Service.

William O. "Bill" Davis

September 14, 2014

William O. "Bill" Davis, age 89 of Black Mountain died Sunday, September 14.  He was a native and lifelong resident of Buncombe County.  He was a ember of Bald Mountain Bapitst Church.  He proudly served in the U S Army.  A funeral service will be held at 3:30 pm Sunday, September 21st at Bald Mountain Baptist Church.  Burial will follow in Bald Mountain Cemetery.  Military rites will be conducted by the Henderson County Honor Guard.  The family will receive friends from 2 until 3:30 pm Sunday prior to the service in the church.  Jackson Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements.

Walter E. Taylor

September 12, 2014

Walter E. Taylor, age 80 of Hendersonville died Friday,September 12th at the Elizabeth House.  He was born in Buncombe County to the late Blaine Carroll Taylor and Elise Stewart Taylor.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Doris Taylor and his brother, Ray Carroll Taylor.  He was a longtime resident of Henderson County.  He served as Pastor of Locust Grove Baptist Church and Emmanuel Baptist Church.  He retired from General Electric after 30 years of employment.  He enjoyed playing golf and proudly served his country in the U S Army.  A memorial service will be held at 4 pm Thursday, Sept. 18th at Thomas Shepherd's Church Street Chapel.  The family will receive friends following the service at the funeral home.  Thomas Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors is in charge of the arrangements.

Gordon S. Wood

September 3, 2014

Gordon S. Wood, age 87 of Henderosnville died Wedesday, Sept. 3rd at The Elizabeth House in Flat Rock.  Thomas Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors is in charge of the arragements.