Asheville Obituaries

Asheville Obituaries

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  • Thursday Jul 23 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    Charles "Poophy" Penland

    Mr. Penland was born March 7, 1945, in Buncombe County and was the son of the late James B. Penland and the late Lois Warren Penland. He had made his home in Haywood County for the past 40 years and retired from Champion Products in Asheville with 25 years of dedicated service.

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  • Tuesday Jul 21 | via The Lakeland Ledger 

    Smith, Charles P. "Chas"

    Be the first to share your memories or express your condolences in the Guest Book for CHARLES P. "CHAS" SMITH. CHARLES 'CHAS' P. SMITH, 66 CPS Investment Advisors Charles Phelan Smith passed away Saturday, July 18, 2015, in Asheville, North Carolina, surrounded by his family and loved ones.

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  • Thursday Jul 16 | via The Lakeland Ledger 

    Nycum, Gwendolyn Mathorne "Gwenn"

    Be the first to share your memories or express your condolences in the Guest Book for GWENDOLYN MATHORNE "GWENN" NYCUM. GWENDOLYN 'GWENN' MATHORNE NYCUM, 80 LAKELAND - Gwendolyn 'Gwenn' Mathorne Nycum, 80, passes awa Friday, July 10, 2015, at Flesher's of Fairview Health Care Center.

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  • Tuesday Jul 14 | via WLOS 

    North Carolina governor announces mental health task...

    A new task force announced by Gov. Pat McCrory which combines the three branches of North Carolina's government will examine better ways to treat and help those people with mental health and substance abuse disorders. McCrory announced Tuesday the creation of the task force to be led by the chief justice of the state Supreme Court and the secretary of the state Department of Health and Human Services.

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  • Tuesday Jul 14 | via WLOS 

    Emails: NC board member involved in disputed voting ...

    Emails reviewed by The Associated Press show that a Republican member of the North Carolina elections board was deeply involved with a plan to eliminate a heavily Democratic voting site. A judge ruled that the plan was intended to suppress voter turnout.

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  • Tuesday Jul 14 | via WLOS 

    Judge: Education board rules don't need panel's review

    A Superior Court judge has decided that the State Board of Education does not have to submit its rules for review by a little-known state panel. WRAL-TV in Raleigh reports Judge Paul Gessner issued a terse, two-page opinion granting the Board of Education's motion for summary judgment against the Rules Review Commission.

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  • Tuesday Jul 14 | via WLOS 

    McCrory's education adviser leaving to join national...

    North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory's education adviser since 2013 is leaving the administration to join a national advocacy group focused on extending the influence of former Teach for America program members. Eric Guckian leaves at the end of July to become a vice president at the Leadership for Educational Equity in Washington.

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  • Tuesday Jul 14 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    Roger 'Rog' Shelton

    He is survived by his loving wife, Candice "Candie" Haney Shelton; two daughters, Amanda Jones and Tianna "Sis" Jones, of Waynesville; four sons, Jon Shelton, of Asheville, Dusty Jones, Luke Shelton and Aydan Shelton, all of Canton; mother, Nell E. Shelton, of Weaverville; two brothers, David Harwood, of West Virginia and Mackie Shelton , of Barnardsville; two sisters, Linda Harris, of Weaverville and Pamela Walters , of Tennessee; three grandchildren, Diamon, Aryanna "Noni" and Emma; father and mother-in-law, Randy and Mimi Haney, of Canton; Mamaw Walker, of Canton; and several nieces and nephews. Roger loved his boys and they loved him; they were the light of his life.

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  • Saturday Jul 11 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    Sharon Gail Messer Franklin

    She is survived by her husband, James, her two children, Nicole Franklin and Brian Franklin both of Waynesville, her mother Bobbie Messer of Sylva, one brother, Keith Messer of Waynesville, three sisters, Lula Thurlow of Waynesville, Janice Stapleton and Judy Nave both of Sylva, four sister-in-laws: Linda Moody of Waynesville, Carolyn Franklin of Enka, Ann Fie of Waynesville, and Jean Cooper of Newton, a brother-in-law Billy Franklin of Waynesville, her best friend Frances Parrish and several nieces and nephews. Sharon enjoyed going to Walmart and thrift shopping, working with flowers, designing and arranging them, she also loved being outside in her flower garden.

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  • Thursday Jul 9 | via WLOS 

    No charges filed in the death of 6-year-old mauled b...

    The Henderson County Sheriff's Office announced Thursday that no charges will be filed in the death of a 6-year-old boy mauled by a pit bull in western North Carolina. The police investigation found the 1-year-old male pit bull was adopted from the Asheville Humane Society about three weeks before the attack.

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  • Thursday Jul 9 | via WLOS 

    Greensboro plans to sue state over council restructu...

    The News & Record reports that the council voted 8-1 on Wednesday to file a lawsuit against the state law, which passed last week. Mayor Nancy Vaughan says the lawsuit is necessary because the newly passed House Bill 263 makes Greensboro the only municipality that can no longer restructure its City Council and draw its own district lines.

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  • Thursday Jul 9 | via WLOS 

    NC woman dies in wreck involving towed boat

    One woman has died when she fell out of a boat that was being towed on a street in Harnett County. Investigators say a man was towing a boat with several people inside the craft.

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  • Thursday Jul 9 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    Hilda James

    Hilda Pauline James, 92, died Tuesday, July 7, 2015, at Gordon Hospice House due to complications from congestive heart failure. Miss James, a longtime Statesville resident and retired educator, was born April 23, 1923, in Fines Creek as the fourth of seven children to the late Norman Crawford James Sr. and Nellie Bly Green James.

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  • Thursday Jul 9 | via Dayton Daily News 

    JACKSON, Larry E.

    News Death Notice JACKSON, Larry E. "L.J." 68, of Asheville, NC, formerly of Troy, OH, passed away Wednesday, July 1, 2015. He was born in Troy, OH on May 13, 1947 to the late Martin W. & Elsie M. Jackson.

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  • Monday Jul 6 | via Shelby Shopper And Info 

    Frank Lee Hill

    Frank Lee Hill, 89, of US Highway 221 South, Forest City, died on Friday, July 03, 2015 at SECU Hospice House of Rutherford County. A native of Rutherford County, he was born on July 09, 1925, a son of the late George W. and Bessie Tate Hill.

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  • Monday Jul 6 | via WLOS 

    Man shot to death at Gastonia bar

    Thirty-three-year-old Corrie Derel Odems has been arrested and charged with first-degree murder. He's being held in the Gaston County jail.

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