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ARLENE EDWARDS ANGLIN

Arlene Edwards Anglin, 80, of Marion, passed away Saturday, October 18, 2014.  A native of Yancey County, she was a daughter of the late Lidia and Oxie Hensley Edwards.  She was the wife of Luther Anglin who passed away in 2012.  She was also preceded in death by her son:  Dennis Lynn Anglin, who passed away February 10, 2014; 2 sisters:  Jeri and Gwen; and, a brother:  Marshall.  Arlene was a retired employee of Broyhill.  She enjoyed the outdoors, and maintaining her yard and flowers.

 

Surviving are a daughter:  Deborah Ansley and husband, Shelton, of Cairo, GA; grandchildren:  Shelton Lynn Ansley, Jessica Anglin, Christopher Anglin and Breanna Mallon; 8 great grandchildren;  2 sisters:  Genieve Whittington and Diana McKinney, both of Nebo; and 2 brothers:  Junior Edwards of Littleton, CO and Harold Edwards of Nebo.

 

A graveside service will be held at 1PM Monday in the Watts Cemetery on Lotties Creek.

 

The family will receive friends from 10AM until Noon at the funeral home.

SUSIE EDWARDS

Susie Edwards, 56, of Burnsville, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, October 15, 2014, at John F. Keever Solace Center in Asheville.  A native of Yancey County, she was the daughter of Clara McDowell Harris of Burnsville and the late Charles Harris.

 

Surviving, in addition to her mother, is her husband of 26 years, Jim Edwards; a daughter, Brittany Edwards of Burnsville; a son, Trenton Edwards of the home; a brother, Johnny Harris and wife, Sara, of Green Mountain; a niece, Marissa Harris; and a nephew, Buddy Harris.

 

A celebration of her everlasting life will be held at 12 Noon, Saturday, October 18, 2014 in Bolens Creek Baptist Church, of which she was a member.  Dr. Chris Morgan, Rev. Joe Bennett and Niles Howell will officiate. 

 

The family will receive friends immediately following the service in the church fellowship hall.

 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Gideons International, P. O. Box 264, Burnsville, NC 28714 or Hospice and Palliative Care of the Blue Ridge, 236 Hospital Drive, Spruce Pine, NC 28777.

FRANK CHANDLER

Frank Chandler, 70, of Hardscrabble Road, passed away Tuesday, October 14, 2014, at his home.  A native of Yancey County, he was a son of Lucille Buckner Chandler of Burnsville and the late Robert Chandler.  He was a US Army Veteran, having served in Korea.  Frank was owner of Chandler’s Automotive in Swannanoa for 20 years.

 

Surviving, in addition to his mother, is his wife of 52 years, Jo Ann Mathis Chandler; a son, Frank Chandler, Jr. and wife, Karen; and a granddaughter, Samm Chandler, all of Burnsville; 6 sisters:  Peggy Fox, Joyce McIntosh, Grace Whitson and Shirley Proffitt all of Burnsville, Alma Ball of Forest City and Lynn Robinson of Asheville; and a sister-in-law, Mary Ann Edwards of Burnsville.

 

Funeral services will be held at 7 PM Friday, October 17, 2014, in the Chapel of Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home.  Rev. Denver Styles will officiate.  A graveside service will be held at 11 AM Saturday in the Troy Mathis Cemetery on Hardscrabble Road.

 

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

KENNY FRED CHANDLER

Kenny Fred Chandler, 55, of the Prices Creek community, passed away unexpectedly, Saturday, October 11, 2014, at his home.A native of Yancey County, he was a son of Nellie Buchanan Chandler of Burnsville and the late Fred Chandler.  He was also preceded in death by a sister:  Deborah Chandler Siska.

 

Surviving, in addition to his mother, is a sister:  Wanda Slater of Burnsville; 2 brothers:  David Chandler of Burnsville and Dennis Chandler of Marshall; 2 nieces; and, 4 nephews.

 

A private family service will be held at a later date.

 

Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home is assisting the Chandler family.

GARRETT B. McCANLESS

Garrett B. “Patty” McCanless, 91, of Burnsville, passed away Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at Blue Ridge Regional Hospital in Spruce Pine.  A native of Yancey County, he was a son of the late Landon and Belle Bodford McCanless, and the husband of Carolyn Wilson McCanless who died in 2004.  He was also preceded in death by a sister, Gladys McCanless.  Patty was a retired house painter.  He was a member of Windom United Methodist Church and a Charter Member of Burnsville Lodge #717 AF&AM.

 

Surviving are a sister, Dorothy Harris; a brother, Jack McCanless and wife, Mary; a special care giver and sister-in-law, Kittie Hughes all of Burnsville; and sisters-in-law, Martha Burleson of Bakersville and Ruth Atkins of Marion.  Several nieces and nephews also survive.

 

Funeral services will be held at 7 PM Friday, October 10, 2014, in the Chapel of Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home.  Rev. Brad Hinton will officiate.  A grave side service will be held at 10 AM Saturday in the Pete Young Cemetery.

 

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

 

Patty’s life was blessed by a host of beloved friends who loved to hear his stories. 

JACQUELYN JOANNA TAYLOR

Jacquelyn JoAnna Taylor, daughter of Pastor Merritt and Pamala Harrison Taylor, passed away in her home in Clyde, NC on Monday, October 6, 2014 from complications of several health issues related to diabetes and heart disease.  She was born in Jacksonville, FL, May 19, 1994, and was adopted by the Taylors December 7, 2011. She was a 2012 graduate of Lee Senior High School in Sanford, NC and earned a CNA1 from Central Carolina Community College in 2012.  Jacquelyn worked as an in-home health care provider and the fast food business as well. She loved dogs, horses, clothes, art, and music.  

 

In addition to her parents, she is survived by three adopted sisters: Danee Renae of Tampa, FL, Lisa Tant and husband, Aaron, of Louisville, KY, and Mandy Keel and husband, Eric, of Hendersonville, NC.  Two nieces and two nephews also survive.

 

A memorial service will be held at 1:00 PM Saturday, October 11, 2014 at Shoal Creek Baptist where Pastor Taylor serves as Pastor.  Reverend David MacEachern of Bat Cave, NC and Pastor Taylor will officiate.

 

The family will receive friends from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM prior to the service at the church.

 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the family to assist with final expenses.

JODIE FARTHING REESE DUGGER

Jodie Farthing Reese Dugger, 90, of Burnsville, passed away Saturday, October 4, 2014, at her home.  A native of Watauga County, she was a daughter of the late Rev. E. J. and Lula Greene Farthing.  She was also preceded in death by her husbands:  Asa L Reese, Jr. and Oran H. Dugger; an infant son; a son:  Michael Reese; stepson:  Larry Dugger; 3 sisters:  Alpha, Kizzie Mae and Lennis; and a brother:  Blaine.  Jodie grew up in the Bethel community of Watauga County.  A graduate of Mars Hill College she was a riveter during World War II on the P-47.  She and Asa L were house parents at Crossnore School for 13 years.  Jodie and Oran became residents of Burnsville in 1992 and she had been an active member at First Baptist Church since.

Surviving are her children:  Marilyn Robinson of Burnsville, and Asa Lowell Reese of Tryon; a daughter-in-law:  Mary Ann Dugger of Columbus, Ohio; 7 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; a brother:  Edmund Farthing and wife, Hazel, of Vilas; and, a special friend:  Gordon MacFarlane.

 

A graveside service will be held at 3PM Wednesday in the Calvin Farthing Family Cemetery in Vilas.

 

A celebration of life service will be held at 2PM Saturday, October 11, 2014, at First Baptist Church of Burnsville.  Rev. Tommy James will officiate.  The family will receive friends immediately following the service at the church.

 

Jodie requested no flowers.  Memorials may be made to Crossnore School, Inc., 100 DAR Drive, Crossnore, NC 28616, Hospice of Yancey County, 856 Georges Fork Road, Burnsville, NC 28714 or First Baptist Church, 11 Town Square, Burnsville, NC 28714 

MAUDE HENSLEY BOONE

Maude Hensley-Boone of Burnsville went home to be with her Lord, Friday, October 3, 2014.  A native of Yancey County, she was a daughter of the late Rufus and Edgel Wilson Hensley.  Maude was the wife of Otto Boone, who died in 1986.  She was also preceded in death by her brother:  Dee Hensley.  Maude was a member of Covy Rock Freewill Baptist Church.  She was blessed with a beautiful voice and had been associated with quartets. Maude was also a soloist, having traveled in East Tennessee and Western North Carolina to sing.

 

Surviving are 3 nephews:  Rev. Marvin Hensley and wife, Debbie, of Bakersville, Rev. Tommy Hensley and wife, Pansy, of Green Mountain, and Billy Hensley of Burnsville; a sister-in-law:  Frances H. Hensley of Green Mountain; 2 great nieces; 5 great nephews; 2 great, great nieces; 2 great, great nephews; and, 2 special children:  Larry Banks and Tina Banks Sink of Burnsville.

 

Funeral services will be held at 2PM Sunday in the Chapel of Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home.  Her nephews, Revs. Marvin and Tommy Hensley, and Rev. Russell Hughes will officiate. Burial will be in the Watts Cemetery on Lotties Creek.

 

The family will receive friends from Noon until 2PM prior to the service at the funeral home.

 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to CarePartners, 68 Sweeten Creek Road, Asheville, NC 28803.

REVEREND J. D. PRICE

Reverend J. D. Price began the eternal life he had so longed for at approximately 4 A.M. Friday, October 3, 2014, at Johnson City Medical Center. A native of Johnson City, TN, he was a son of the late Reverend H. C. Price and Mabel Taylor Price.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his only son, Jimmy, who died January 10, 2014.

During the 52 years J. D. was called to preach, he ministered at many different churches and pastored at the following Free Will Baptist Churches:  Pensacola, Piney Grove, Big Creek, St. Paul, Coxes Creek and The Remnant, all located in North Carolina and Tennessee.  J. D. was involved with landscaping and construction, and in the design and construction of several area churches.  He was a member of Johnson City Masonic Lodge #486. 

Surviving are his loving wife of 52 years:  Carolyn Carr Price; his mother-in-law and special friend:  Bea Carr; his pride and joy, grandson:  Aaron Price; and faithful daughter-in-law: Debbie Price of Marion; three brothers H. C. Price and wife, Joan, and Steve Price and wife, Sally, all of Johnson City, and Wayne Price and wife, Gloria, of Charlotte; 6 nieces and nephews; 4 great nieces and great nephews and a special helper:  Carson Mullins.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 P. M. Monday in the Chapel of Morris-Baker Funeral Home in Johnson City.  The Reverends Kenny Schultz, Randy Randolph, Tommy Hensley and Todd Robinson will officiate.  Burial will be in the Happy Valley Memorial Cemetery in Elizabethton, Tn.

The family will receive friends from 12 Noon until 1:30 P. M. Monday, prior to the service at the funeral home.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Remnant FWB Church, c/o Steve Price, 1704 Woodridge Drive, Johnson City, TN 37604.

BOYD MOORE

Boyd Moore, 82, of Burnsville, went home to be with the Lord Sunday, September 28, 2014 at Mission Hospitals St. Joseph Campus.  A native of Yancey County, he was a son of the late Rev. Sam and Mollie Bryant Moore.  He was also preceded in death by his wife, Eleanor Wilson Moore who died in 1994; a son, Michael Boyd Moore; a sister, Pansy Huskins; a brother, Coy Moore; and a special friend, Brooks Hensley.  Boyd was a retired employee of Roberts Chevrolet.  He attended Carmen Church of God in Madison County.

 

Surviving are his wife: Carrie Jane Moore; a son: Gerald Moore and wife, Wanda; granddaughter:  Kaitlyn Moore; grandsons:  Michael and Brandon Moore all of Burnsville; 3 sisters:  Lillian Landreth of Pisgah Forest, Maxine Hensley of Green Mountain and Mildred Young of Bakersville; and several nieces and nephews. He is also survived by a step-daughter:  Patricia Landers and husband, Leonard; and step-son:  Tommie Shelton and wife, Linda, all of Madison County; and, several step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren.

 

Funeral services will be held at 2 PM Wednesday in the Chapel of Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home. Rev. Eric Young will officiate.  Burial will be in the Emmitt Wilson Family Cemetery at Pensacola.

 

The family will receive friends from 12 Noon until 2 PM Wednesday prior to the service at the funeral home.

 

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