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Obituaries

David L.Holz

January 16, 2017

David L. Holz, age 85 of Hendersonville died Monday, January 16th at the Elizabeth House.  Thomas Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors will announce the arrangements.

Ruth Henderson Nicholson

January 16, 2017

Ruth Henderson Ncholson, age 93 of Hendersonville died Monday, January 16th at Cherry Springs Village.  Thomas Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors will announce the arrangements.

Gladys Burns

January 15, 2017

Gladys Burns, age 83 of Arden died Sunday, January 15th.  Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian is asssting the family with the arrangements.

Richard "Dick" Weaver

January 15, 2017

Richard "Dick" Weaver, age 84 of Hendersonville died Thursday, January 12th.  Shuler Fuenral Home will announce the arrangements.

Albert Smith

January 15, 2017

Albert Smith, age 66 died Sunday, January 15th at the Elizabeth House in Flat Rock.Arrangements will be announced by the Dohald l Roseboro Funeral Service. 

Gladys Bishop Burns

January 15, 2017

Gladys Bishop Burns, age 83 of Arden died Sunday, January 15th.  She was a native of Henderson County, the daughter of the late Charles and Charlotte Revis Bishop.  She was also preceded in death by one sister, Levhon Garren, one brother, Lloyd Bishop and sister-in-law, Frances Bishop.  Gladys served as a bookkeeper for the Henderson County board of Education for 7 years and went on to work at Blue Ridge Commuity College before her retirement.  She ws a member of Fletcher First Baptist Church.  She is survived by special friend, Eddie Taylor; one brother, Larry Bishop and wife Mary Lou, two nieces, Audrey Johnson and husband Gary and Diane Stepp and husband Donnie, three nephews, Jerry Bishop and wife Missy, Wayne Bishop and wife Sheila, and Jamie Bishop and wife Audrey as well as several great nieces and nephews.  A funeral service will be held at 2 pm on Wednesday, January 18th at Fletcher First Baptist Church.  Interment will follow at Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery in Saluda.  The family will receive friends from 1 until 2 pm on Wednesday at the church.  Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian is in charge of the arrangements.

Frances Jarrett

January 13, 2017

Frances Jarrett, age 84 of Etowah died Friday, January 13th at the Elizabeth House.  Arrangeaments will be announced by the Donald I. Roseboro Funeral Service. 

Joseph Frank Dejmal

January 13, 2017

Joseph Frank Dejmal, age 94 of Hendersonville died Friday ,January 13th at the Life Care Center of Hendersonville.  He was born in Queens, New York, the son of the late Josef Dejmal and Marie Havranek.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter Lynn Marie Danieklsen.  Mr. Dejmal resided in Henderson County for the past 20 years.  He proudly served in the United States Army Air Corps from 1943 thru 1945 and retired from Sylvania Lighting as a machine designer.  In his spare time, he enjoyed crafting stained glass.  He is survived by his lovig wife Blanche Alice Dejmal; two grandchildren Holly Danielsen and Kimberly Rodriguez; four great grandchildren and by a son-in law Rev. Gary L. Danielsen.  Services will be private. Thomas Shepherd & Son Funeral directors is in charge of the arrangements.

Janet Louise Rosenberg Provda

January 13, 2017

Janet Louise Rosenberg Provda, age 94 of Hendersonville died Friday, January 13th.  She was born in Greenwood S.C. to the late Jenie Brin and Jacob  Rosenberg.  In addition to her parents, she was precded in death by her husband, Max Provda.  Janet and Max met during World War II while Max was stationed in Texas, and Janet was living in Austin, Texas.  They married on March 24, 1946 at the Skyland Hotel in Hendersonville and then honeymooned at The Grove Park Inn in Asheville.  Afterwards they made their home in Hendersonville and raised their family here.  Janet was a devoted mother and grandmother and is survived by her four loving children, including two daughters, Nancy Provda of San Francisco Ca. and Rebecca Provda Finck of Tenafly, N. J; two sons, Mark Provda and his wife Karen of Piedmont, Ca. and Jack Provda and his wife Tena of Foot Hill Ranch, Ca; five grandchildren and three great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.  A funeral service wll be held at 10 am on Wednesday, January 18th at Agudas Israel Synagogue, followed by a graveside service at Oakdale Cemetery.  Immediatelly following, the family will receive friends at the Synagogue.  Thomas Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors is in charge of the arrangements.

Olive G. Collins

January 13, 2017

Olive G. Collins, age 92 of Carolina Village in Hendersonville died Friday, January 13th.  She was born in Hardinsbug, In; she was the daughter of the late Sanford and Gertrude Fancher.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by five sisters; four brothers; her first husband, Thomas Perkins; and their infant son, James and by a son by her second husband, Rodney Collins.  Pat and Thomas lived in Central City, Ky; where she worked at the Coca Cola Bottling Company.Thru her job, she met and married her current husband Dwight.  Due to his job  Soon after Thomas and James died, she moved to Los Angeles, near her older sister and worked as the chief accountant for the SS White Dental Co., Oklahoma City and Kansas City.  A private family memorial service will be held at a later date.  Thomas Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors is in charge of the arrangements.

Justine Lucy Jones Rozier

January 12, 2017

Justine Lucy Jones Rozier, age 95 died Janaury 12th in Chapel Hill, N, C.  She was born in Ashland, Ky.  She was the daughter of the late Anna E. Nicholls Jones and John Paul Jones.  She was also preceded in death by her siblngs, Jean Jones Ferguson; Janice Jones Fosson; John Paul Jones, Jr. and her husband Samuel Stephen Rozier.  they married in 1945 when he returned from World War Two.  Justine was a USDA Home Agent in Henderson and Clay Counties.  Later, as an Agriucultural Extension Speccialist in Home Management at North Carolina State University, she gave consumers advice in print, public TV and over 350 radio interviews.  She was a resident of Raleigh for 35 years.  She was a deacon and Sunday school teacher at Longview Baptist Church.  After retirement as an Extension Professor from NCSU, she traveled the world with a people to people tour of Russian farms and an international home economics conference in Indonesia.  She is survived by her sister, Jeralyn Jones Taylor  of Alabama and by her daughters; Diane Rozier Brantley and husband Richard of Gainesville, Fl. and Hendersonville, N. C., Lucy Rozier and husband Michael Clow of Durham, N. C. and Cynthia Rozier Suffern and husband Edward of Chapel Hill N. C.along with several grandchildren, ten great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.  Her funeral will be held at 12:30 pm on January 18th  in Thomas Shepherd's Church Street Chapel.  Burial will follow the service in Oakdale City Cemetery.  At a later date, a celebration of Justine's life will be held in Chapel Hill.