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Darlene Black Roberts
sonville, Fla., and Rodney Williams liams and wife Roxanne of Seattle, tions manager of 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm on Tuesday, Nov.
Marshall - Darlene Black Roberts
of Taylors, Mich.; sisters, Peggy Wash; and two great grandchildren, tracking stations 3, 2009, prior to the funeral service.
39, of 99 Rollins Road, passed away
Williams Martinez and husband Jo- Matt and Kaycee Bailey. throughout the Flowers were welcome or memo-
Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2009. She was
beel, and Patsy Kohler and husband The funeral service was held at Caribbean, the rials may be made to CarePartners
born in Bun-
Richard; brothers, Bobby Williams of 11 am on Saturday, Oct. 31, 2009, in Indian Ocean, Hospice Foundation, PO Box 25338,
combe County
Allen Park, Mich., J B Williams and the Chapel of West Funeral Home, and on Ascen- Asheville, NC 28813.
and lived most of
wife Alice, Jimmy Williams and wife 17 Merrimon Ave., Weaverville, with sion Island. After
her life in Madi-
Tena, and Mike Laster and wife Pam, the Rev. Worth Emory, the Rev. Ebb returning to the
son County. She
all of Weaverville; grandchildren, Jenkins and the Rev. D. Harry Culb- U.S., Len worked
Thomas Kay Buckner
was a daughter of
Brook, Bailey, Casey, Justin, and ertson, Jr., officiating. Burial was in for the Office of
Weaverville/Hayesville - Thomas
Autry and Anna
Kaylee; great grandchildren, Kinsey West Memorial Park. Range Bases at Patrick Air Force
Kay Buckner, age 63, went home
Mae Rice Black.
and Caiden; and several nieces and The family received friends from 6 Base until he retired in 1988. An avid
to be with the Lord Sunday, Nov. 1,
Darlene was for-
nephews. pm to 8 pm on Friday, Oct. 30, 2009, golfer, Len enjoyed participating in
merly employed
The memorial service was held at at the funeral home. the Men’s League at Harbor City Golf
Mr. Buckner was born June 8,
at Milkco Com-
4:00 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 1, 2009, in Flowers were acceptable or me- Club, where he had made many close
1946, in Bun-
pany and was a member of Ponder
the Chapel of West Funeral Home, 17 morials may be made to Ivy Hill friends. He was preceded in death by
combe County.
Chapel Baptist Church.
Merrimon Ave., Weaverville, with Rev. Baptist Church, 9 Emory Woods Dr., his parents, Ethel and Ervin Sluder,
He retired from
Surviving in addition to her par-
Gordon Ball officiating. Weaverville, NC 28787. and his brother, Charles Sluder.
Steelcase Manu-
ents are her daughter Holly Chandler,
The family received friends follow- He is survived by his loving wife
facturing after 24
sons, Josh Chandler, Kenny Chan-
ing the service. Nadine; two daughters and their
years of service.
dler and Justin Chandler; sister Judy
Instead of flowers, please make
Teena B. Goodwin
husbands, Linda and Scott War-
Mr. Buckner was
Gosselin; and grandchildren, Carley
a contribution in David’s honor to a
Weaverville - Teena B. Goodwin,
nash, Laura and Greg Reinbach;
a me mb e r of Mo r-
Garrett and Makayla Gosselin, all of
children’s charity of your choice.
age 53, of Weaverville died Wednes-
four grandsons, Ethan, Luke, Owen
gan Hill Baptist
Honorary pallbearers were nieces
day, October 28, 2009, after a long
and Rys Reinbach; sister, Nellene
Church. He was
The funeral service was held at
and nephews.
battle with breast cancer.
West; and brothers, Harold and Joe
a son of the late
2 pm on Saturday, Oct. 31, 2009, in
She was a loving, caring and very
Harry K. and Gladys Cheek Buckner
Robbie Capps Memorial Chapel of strong mother and nurse.
and was also preceded in death by
Blue Ridge Funeral Service, Mars Myrtle Chandler Deaver She will be greatly missed by her his wife, Diane Haynes Buckner, his
Hill. The Rev. Bud Marlor and the Asheville - Myrtle Chandler Deav- loving family which includes her hus- Edd Berlin Laws brothers, Nick and Francis Carrol
Rev. Charles English officiated. Burial er, age 92, of 467 Weaverville High- band of 34 years, Russell Goodwin; Woodfin - Edd Berlin Laws, 72 of Buckner, and his stepdaughter, Lisa
followed in the Clark Cemetery. Serv- way, passed into the arms of Jesus daughter, Jessica Johnson and her 32 West Skyland Circle died Satur- Haynes.
ing as pallbearers were Allen Hens- Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2009. husband Eddie and their children, day, Oct. 31, 2009. Surviving are his wife, Rose Rob-
ley, Clay Gosselin, Justin Chandler, Mrs. Deaver McKenna and Greyson, of Alexan- Edd was born Nov. 4, 1936, in inson Allman Buckner; stepsons,
Jimmy Chandler, Jason Laws and was born Jan. der; son, Caleb Goodwin of Weav- Madison County and was a resident Paul and Matthew Allman; sisters,
James Ensley. The family received 31, 1917, in Madi- erville; mother, Blanche Bradley of of Buncombe Sue Buckner, Jean and Dewitt Niles,
friends from 12:30 - 2 pm prior to the son County. Madison County; sisters, Sandra County for most and Margaret and Don Garrison;
service. From 1953 to Bradley and Jennifer Selman, both of of his life. He sister-in-law, Marcia Buckner; broth-
Online condolences may be e- 1969 she lived in Madison County; mother- and father- retired from ers, George and Myra Buckner, Van
mailed to the family at blueridge-fu- Detroit and then in-law, James and Mary Goodwin; Asheville Dodge and Gladys Buckner, Mike and Linda moved to Bun- and nephew, Brandon Quinn. and formerly Buckner, and Paul and Helen Buck-
combe County. The family requests that memori- worked part- ner of Barnardsville; grandchildren,
David Williams
She retired from als be made to St. Jude’s Hospital, time as a Deputy Jack, Xander, Joseph, Marie and
Weaverville/Detroit, Mich. - David
Burroughs Corp. PO Box 3704, Memphis, TN 38103. Sheriff for Madi- Tasha Allman; and many nieces and
Williams, age 62, formerly of Weav-
in 1969, where she had worked on West Funeral Home, 17 Merrimon son County. His nephews.
erville, died Friday, Oct. 23, 2009,
the first Lunar Entry Module. She Ave., Weaverville, assisted the fam- parents, Henry The funeral service was held at
in Garden City,
loved her garden, flowers and lawn. ily. Walter Laws 11 am on Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2009,
Mrs. Deaver was a member of Ivy Hill and Ida Mae Wilson Laws as well as at Morgan Hill Baptist Church, 594
David was
Baptist Church. She was married to two infant sisters and a brother, Roy Barnardsville Hwy., Weaverville, with
born Dec. 22,
the late John Burgin Deaver who died
Leonard E. Sluder
James Laws preceded him in death. Rev. Kevin Garner, the Rev. Larry
1946, in Bun-
in 1987. Myrtle was a daughter of the
Weaverville - Leonard E. Sluder,
Surviving are his wife of 53 years, Sprinkle and the Rev. Ray Hipps of-
combe County.
late Willard Pierce and Jaylina McKin-
age 87, of Melbourne, Fla., passed
Pauline Sprouse Laws; daugh- ficiating. The burial was in the church
He graduated
ney Chandler, and was also preceded
away Oct. 23, 2009.
ter, Catherine Laws Huffman; son, cemetery.
from North Bun-
in death by her sisters, Pearl Deaver
Mr. Sluder was born in Weaverville
James Edward Laws; sister, Betty The family received friends from 6
combe High
and Nina Chandler, and her brothers,
on Aug. 22, 1922. He was a World War
Bridges and brother, Bobby Lee pm to 8 pm on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2009
School in 1965.
Vernon and Bobby Chandler.
II veteran, trained as a pilot. After the
Laws; grandsons, Jeremy Huffman at West Funeral Home, 17 Merrimon
After graduation
Surviving are her daughter, Do-
war he traveled the world and met his
and Chris Priddy and his beloved cat, Ave., Weaverville.
he moved to Detroit where he was
ris Williams and husband Fate of
wife of 41 years, Nadine Eilskov, while
Baby Girl. At other times the family was at the
employed at Ford Motor Company
Asheville; sisters, Dorothy Fox of
living in South Africa. They lived in
Mr. Laws’ funeral service was held home of Sue Buckner, 91 Ivy Hill Rd.,
for 36 years in management. Two
Mars Hill and Carolyn Shepard of
Africa, the Seychelles, the Bahamas
at 2:30 pm on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2009, Weaverville.
of his great loves were baseball and
Burnsville; brothers, Edd Chandler of
and the Caribbean, before settling
in the Chapel of West Funeral Home, Those desiring to make a memo-
basketball. David was a son of the
Burnsville, Calvin Chandler of Mars
in Florida to raise their two daugh-
17 Merrimon Ave., Weaverville with rial contribution are encouraged to
late Houston B. and Eva Ponder Wil-
Hill and Donald Chandler of Weav-
ters. Len worked for Pan American
the Rev. Larry Sprouse and the Rev. consider the family for expenses,
erville; grandchildren, Shirley Diann
World Services for 33 years, during
Bobby Laws, Jr. officiating. Burial 78 Johnson Road, Hayesville, NC
Surviving are his sons, Todd Wil-
Williams and husband Troy Bailey of
the course of which he served on
was in Vance Cemetery, Weaverville. 28904.
liams and wife Stephaine of Jack-
Weaverville, and Homer Dean Wil-
tracking ships and as base opera-
The family received friends from
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