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Obituary Archive

Luree Sistare Daniels

December 4, 2016

Luree Sistare Daniels, age 90 of Hendersonville died Sunday, December 4th at the Laurels of Hendersonville.  Arrangements will be announced by Jackson Funeral Service.

Annie "Luree:" Daniels

December 4, 2016

Annie "Luree" Daniels, age 90 of Henderosnville died peacefully at The Laurels of Henderosnville on Sunday, December 4th after a brief illness.  She was born in Hendersonville to the late Alanzo Theophalus and Lenora Israel Sistare.  She was a graduate of Greenwood High School, Class of 43.  She married Alvin Vance "AV" Daniels and began her life as a homemaker and later as a loving mother in Greenwood, S. C.  Returning to Henderosnville in 1956, her small family of four welcomed many foster children into their home over the next several years. She became a lovijg caregiver to her chronically ill husband until his passing in 1978.l  She was fortunate to be able to share the last 32 years of her life withher adorng companion, Mr. Carl Taylor. After returning to school and obtaining her real estate license later in life, she and Mr. Taylor worked together for many years selling homes and welcoming newcomers to their community.  In addition to her long time companion, Ms. Daniels is survived by her daugthters, Debbie Brevard and Pattie Owen and son-in-law Larry Owen; She is also survived by several grandchildren and great grandchildren.  One brother, Leon Sistare, two sisters, Lucy Taylor and Louise Jordan and her son-in-law, Larry T. Brevard.  A funeral service will be held at 2 pm on Wednesday, December 7th at Jacksons Funeral Service Chapel in the Pines.  Burial will follow at  Forest Lawn Memorial Park.  The family will receive friends prior to the service beginning at 12:30 pm.  All are welcome to attend and celebrate Ms. Daniel's lilfe.  Jackson's Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. 

Paul B. Hoxit

December 4, 2016

Paul B. Hoxit, age 77 of Hendersonville died Sunday, December 4th at the Elizabeth House.  He was born in Henderson County; a son of the late Arthur Van Hoxit and Carrie Anders Hoxit.  He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Sandra Englsh Hoxit; one daughter Cynthia Johnson Lowe and husband, Mark; two grandsons; five great-grandchldren; brother Archie Hoxit and wife Vivian. two sisters, Davida Hayes and Myrtle McCrary and husband, Ed; and a number of nieces and nephews.  At Paul's request,no service will be held.  The family will receive friends Thursday, December 8th from 1:30 until 3 pm at Thomas Shepherd & son Funeral Home.  Thomas Shepherd & son is in charge of the arrangements.

Foy Judson Maxwell

December 3, 2016

Foy Judson Maxwell, age 89 of Hendersonville died Saturday, December 3rd at the Elizabeth House.  The funeral service will be held at 11 am on Friday, December 9th at Thomas Shepherd's Church Street Chapel.  The family will receive friends from 10 am til 10:45 am  at the funeral home.  Thomas Shepherd & son Funeral Directors is in charge of the arrangements.



Joseph Charles DeBattista

December 2, 2016

Joseph Charles DeBattista, age 85 of Flat Rock, died Friday, December 2nd.  He was a native of New Orleans.and had been a resident of Henderson County for three decades.  He was a son of the late Joseph and Angelina Mancuso DeBattsta and was also preceded in death by his sisters, Lena DeBattista and Rosalie Daigle.  He was raised on the family farm and was a graduate of Martin Berman High Shool.  He received his army training at Camp Roberts in California.  He served during the Korean War and was wounded and received the Purple Heart on June 1, 1953.  He worked for the Clerk of Courts for 39 years until retiremet and afterward worked as a real estate agent and on the family farm.  He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Dolores "Lori" Facine DeBattista; son, Mark David DeBattista; grandson, Christopher David DeBattista; brother, Salvadore DeBattsta; sisters, Rose Daigle, Rachael Edmondson and Conchetta Dubret along with many nieces and nephews.  A funeral will be held at 2 pm Thursday, December 8th in the Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel.  A private entombment is planned at Forest Lawn Memorial Park Mausoleum.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service in the funeral home.  Forest Lawn Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Douglas Zeb Spicer

December 1, 2016

Douglas Zeb Spicer, age 80 of Mountn Homne, N. C. died December 1, 201q6.  He is preceded h death by his parents; Zeb  and Mary Spicer,is sistger Jean Baier and granddaughter.  Douglas is survved by his two sons; Michael Spicer and wife Jackie of Hendersonville and Tim Spicer of Asheville. He is also survived by his two daughters; Connie Alston and husband Brad and Cindy Spicer and her fiance Paul Gasperson; both of Hendersonvlle.  He leaves behind ten loving grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.  Services will be private.  Asheville Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.

O'neal Silvester Downs

November 29, 2016

O'neal Silvester Downs, age 67 of Greenwood, S. C. died on Sunday, December 4th at Self Regional Center in Greenwood, S. C.  Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Donald I. Roseboro Funeral Service.

=Stella Ann Oleksiak

November 17, 2016

Stella Ann Olewksiak, age 90 of Hendersonville died November 17th at Spring Arbor West in Henderonville.  She was born in Newark, N J to the late Joseph and Anna Rosin.She received her undergraduate ad graduate degrees from Montclair State University.  She was the first in her family to graduate from college.  In 1947 she married Edward S. Oleiksiak and together they raised two children Edward J. Oleksiak and iLnda O. Zembron.  She moved to Hendersonviulle in 2009 to be near her son and daughter-un-law who facillitated her care at Lake Pointe Landing and later at Spring Arbor West.  She was preceded in  death by her husband Edward; her 4 siblings,  She is survived by Her children and grandchildren and other family members.  Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, December 7th at 10 am in the Our Lady of the Angels Chapel at Immaculate Conception Church n Henderonville.  The family will gather with friends in the St. Francis room at the church imediately following the service.  Internment wll take place at Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington, New Jersey after the new year.  Thomas Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors is in charge of the arrangemehnts.