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Obituaries

Obituary Archive

Oscar T. Hubbert

August 26, 2015

Oscar T. Hubbert of Fletcher died Wednesday, August 26th at the Elizabeth House.  Thomas Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.

Beatrice Bell Norris

August 26, 2015

Beatrice Bell Norris, age 85 of Etowah died Wednesday, August 26th.  She was a native of Henderson County, the daughter of the late James Earl and Della Byrd Bell.  She was also preceded in death by her husband, Richard Harry Norris and her daughter,Mary Ellen Norris.  She was a proud Mother of four chldren, Linda Norris Blackwell, Steve Richard Norris, the late Mary Ellen Norris and Dusty Dan Norris. In addition to three children, she is survived by three grandchildren and four great grandchildren.  A graveside service will be held at 12 noon on Friday, August 28th at Blue Ridge Gardens of Memory in Pisgah Forest, N. C.  Moody-Connolly Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. 

Helen Lowry

August 25, 2015

A Memorial service for Helen Lowry will be held at 3 pm on Saturday, August 29th at St. James Epscopal Church, 766 North Main Sreet in Hendersonville.  Thomas Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.

Donald Baldwin

August 25, 2015

Donald Baldwin, age 74 of Hendersonville died Tuesday, August 25th at the Elizabeth House. He was a native and lifelong resident of Henderson County.  He was a son of the late Ernest and Ida Lewis Baldwin, and the husband of the late Brenda Morrison Baldwin who died in 20l1.  He was employed by Cranston Printworks for thirty-two years, and worked at Glenn Marlow Elementary School for five years.  He attended Tracy Grove Baptist Church and Bald Mountain Baptist Church.  A funeral will be held at 3 pm Friday in the Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel.  The family will receive friends from 1:30 to 3 pm in the chapel prior to the service.  Forest Lawn Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. 

Adair Appleby Clark

August 25, 2015

Adele Appleby Clark, age 88 of Hendersonville died August 25th at Pardee Hospital.  Arrangements will be announced by Forest Lawn Funeral Home.

Charles Allen Reed, Sr.

August 25, 2015

Charles Allen Reed, Sr.., age 74 of Mills River died August 25th at his home.  He attended Columbia High School in South Carolina and proudly served in the U S Navy.  He owned and operated Omega Designs, specializing in design for the tool and dye industry. After many years as a busness owner, he took a position with Mattel Industries in Ca.  After Moving to NC he opened Forest Designs which he operated until his passing.  A memorial service will be held at 2 p Saturday, August 29th in the Chapel of Forest Lawn Funeral Home.  the family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home and a reception will follow the service.  Shuler Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements. 

Geraldine Duchesneau

August 24, 2015

Geraldine "Gerry" Duchesneau, age 85 of Hendersonville died Monday, August 24th at the Brian Center of Hendersonville.  She was a native of Detroit, Michigan.  Before moving to Hendersonville 20 years ago, she had prior residences in Bethlehem, Pa. and King of Prussia, Pa.  She was an active member of Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church.  The family will receive friends from 4 until 6 pm on Friday, August 28th at the funeral home.  Thomas Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.

Douglas W. Perdue

August 23, 2015

Douglas W. Perdue, age 85 of Hendersonville died Sunday, August 23rd at the Carolina Village Medical Center.  He was  a native of Covington, Va. and had lived in Sterling, Va. prior to moving to Hendersonville 5 years ago.  He was a veteran of the U. S Navy and continued to work for the Navy as a civilian electronics technician in the nuclear submarine program until retirement.  He was an active memberr of Hendersonville First Baptist church.  He served as a deacon and worked in missions for seniors.  He is survived by his wife of 65 years Jean R Perdue, Son, Larry Perdue of Hendersonville and a daughter Judy Nour of Hendersonville along with two grandsons and several nieces and nephews.  A memorial service will be held at 2 pm Thursday, August 27th at the Carolina Village Hall.  Rev. Wally Shamburger and Rev. Steve Scoggins will officiate.  The family will receive guests at Carolina Village following the service. 

Willie Mae Layfield Woodruff

August 15, 2015

Willie Mae Layfield Woodruff, age 81 of Hendersonville died Saturday, August 15th at Life Care Center of Hendersonville.  She was a native of Thomaston, Ga.  She had lived in Hendersonville for the past 52 years and retired from Walmart.  She is survived by three children:  Randy Woodruff, Jerry 'Oneal and Pam O'Neal Travis and her husband Robbie, all of Hendersonville; five grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.  A graveside service will be held at 4 pm on Saturday, August 29th at Saluda City Cemetery.  Thomas Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors is in charge of the arrangements.