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Obituaries

Obituary Archive

Edna Justus

April 17, 2014

Edna Justus of Hendersonville died Thursday,april 17h at Beystoe Health and Rehab.  Thoas Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors will announce the arrangements.

James David Nagell, Jr.

April 16, 2014

James David Nagell, Jr., age 57 of Hendersonville died Wednesday,April 16th at St. Francis Hospital in Greenville, S. C.  Thomas Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors will announce the arrangements.

Marion Strassburg-Davis

April 16, 2014

Marion Strassburg-Davis of Hendersonville died Wednesday, April 16th at her residence.  Thomas Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors will announce the arrangements.

Jeffrey L,. Thompson

April 16, 2014

Jeffrey L. Thompson "JT" , age 56 of Flat Rock died Wednesday,April 16th. He was a native and lifelong resident of Henderson County.  He was the son of Joe and Marilyn Thompson of Hendersonville.  He was a 1978 graduate of East Henderson High School where he played football and ran track.  He retired from General Electric where he worked for 36 years and was of the Baptsit faith.  A funeral service will be held at 1 pm on Saturday in the chapel of Forest Lawn Funeral Home.  Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.  Shuler Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Dorothy E. Bryson

April 16, 2014

Dorothy "Dot" Bryson, age 69 of Mills Rver died on April 16th at Four Seasons Compassion for Life's Elizabeth House.  She was a native and lifelong resident of Buncombe County.  She was a 1963 graduate of Lee Edwards High School and was a member of New Morgan Hill Baptist Church.  Prior to her retirement she was employed at Anderson Nissan and Ken Wilson Ford.  A memorial service wll be held at 4 pm on Saturday, April 19th at Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian,.  The family will receive friends immediately following the service at the funeral home.  Groce funeral home is in charge of the arrangements,.

Dorothy R. Rucker

April 15, 2014

Dorothy R. Rucker, age 90 of Hendersonville died Tuesday, April 15th at Wayne T. Patrick Hospice House.  She was a native of Paducah, Ky. and had been a resident of Henderson County for 26 years.  She was a memer of Pinecrest Presbyerian Church.  A funeral service will be held at 3 pm Friday, April 18th in the chapel of Forest Lawn Funeral Home.  Burial will follow the service in Foerst Lawn Memorial Park.  The family will receive friends from 2:30 til 3 pm at the funeral home.  Forst Lawn Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Agnes Camp

April 13, 2014

Agnes Camp, age 83 of Hendersonville died April 13th in Hendersonville.  Thomas Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors will anounce the arrangements.

John Elmer Cherry,Sr.

April 13, 2014

John Elmer Cherry, Sr,., age 88 of Hendersonville died Sunday, April 13th at the Elizabeth House in Flat Rock.  He was a a native of Vassar, Mich.  He was an alumnus of the University of Miami.,  During World War Two he proudly served in the U. S. Navy aboard the U S S Santa Fe as part of the Pacific Fleet.  He taught for 5 years at the Fletcher Academy and was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church ih Fletcher.  No services will be held  at this time.  Asheville area alternative is in charge of the arrangements.

Eula Whitlock Drake

April 13, 2014

Eula Witlock Drake, age 93 of Hendersonville died Sunday, April 13th at the Elizabeth House.  Thomas Shepherd & Son will announce the arrangements.

Mary C. Harris-Gates

April 12, 2014

Mary c. Harris-Gates of Hendersonville died Saturday , April 12th at the Elizabeth House.  Shuler Funeral Home will announce the arrangements.

Patricia Owensby Howard

April 7, 2014

Patricia Owensby Howard of Cedar Moutain and Cape Coral, Fla. died at Hope Hospice in Cape Coral, Fla.  She was born in Fletcher, . C.   She worked as a Supervsor at US ?Airways in Winston Salem.  A graveside service will be held at 3 pm on Saturday, April 19th at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.  Shuler Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

John Henry Krichbaum

April 6, 2014

John Henry Krichbaum, age 101 of Hendersonville died Sunday, April 6th at Hendersonville Health and Rehab.  He was a native of Chicago, Il.  During his career of 42 years he worked for the 1st National Bank of Chicago as an internal Auditor.  After retriement he and his wife retired to Lehigh Acres, Fl. where they lived for 34 years before moving to the Hendersonville area.  Memorial services will be held at 10 am Friday, April 25th at Spring Arbor West.  Thomas Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors is in charge of the arrangements.

Joseph Merle Boterf, Jr.

April 1, 2014

Joseph Merle Boterf, Jr., age 88 of Hendersonville died Tuesday, April 1st at the Elizabeth House following a brief illness.  He was a native of Detroit,Mi.  He had lived in Henderson County since 1991.  Joseph was a Master Sargeant, USMC Retired, following twenty three and a half years of service during World War Two, China Marines, Korea and Vietnam.He was a member and Door Keeper at Triity Presbyerian Church.  A memorial service will be held at 2 pm Thursday, April 17h at the Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery.  Military honors will be provided by the Marine Corps Honor Guard.  A second memorial service will be held at 2 pm Saturday, April 27th at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 900 Blythe Street in Hendersonville.  Forest Lawn Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.