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Kathleen Grace "Evelyn" Wilson

November 7, 1928 ~ March 15, 2017 (age 88)
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Kathleen Grace “Evelyn” Wilson, 88, of Celo, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, March 15, 2017, at Smoky Ridge Health and Rehab.  A native of Yancey County, she was a daughter of the late Merritt and Mary Gibbs Smith.  She was also preceded in death by a daughter: Mary Lee Rich; brothers:  Bruce and James Smith; brothers-in-law:  Geter and Ralph Wilson.

Surviving are her husband of 60 years: Robert L. Wilson; a daughter: Cindy Frost, and husband Bruce, of Mars Hill; a sister Barbara Smith, of Celo; granddaughter: Stacy Powers, and Todd Hanna and a great grandson Cayden Powers, of Greenville, SC; a foster sister:  Eloise Thomas, of Burnsville; son-in-law: Ken Rich, of Garner, NC; several nieces and nephews, sisters and brothers–in-law also survive.

Funeral services will be held at 1 PM Saturday in the Chapel of Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home. Rev. Donald Davis will officiate. Burial will be in the Ballew Cemetery.

The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Yancey County, 856 Georges Fork Road, Burnsville, NC 28714.  


Charitable donations may be made to:

Hospice of Yancey County
856 Georges Fork Road, Burnsville NC 28714
Tel: 1-828-682-9675



 Service Information

Visitation
Saturday
March 18, 2017

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home
501 East Main Street
Burnsville, NC 28714

Funeral Service
Saturday
March 18, 2017

1:00 PM
Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home
501 East Main Street
Burnsville, NC 28714

Graveside
Saturday
March 18, 2017

2:00 PM
Ballew Cemetery
Burnsville
Burnsville, NC 28714


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