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Carrie Lou Wilson

Died: July 13, 2018

 

Carrie Lou Wilson, age 83 of Mills River, passed away Friday, July 13, 2018 at her home surrounded by family and loved ones. She was born November 29, 1934 in Mitchell County; the daughter of the late, Albert Lee Ward and Ruth (McInturff) Shook. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her two…read more

 

Carrie Lou Wilson, age 83 of Mills River, passed away Friday, July 13, 2018 at her home surrounded by family and loved ones. She was born November 29, 1934 in Mitchell County; the daughter of the late, Albert Lee Ward and Ruth (McInturff) Shook. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her two sons, Ed and Dave Blankenship; her daughter Ruth Ann Rogers and by one grandson, Mike Gossman.

 

 

A longtime resident of Henderson County; Carrie enjoyed gardening, reading, watching movies and loved her little dog, Dixie. The most important thing in her life was being with and taking care of her children. She was of the Baptist Faith.

 

 

She is survived by her son, Mike Blankenship of Warren, MI; three daughters, Linda Bittner of Hendersonville, Deb Jenkins and her husband, Rob of Sterling Heights, MI and Donna Wilson of Mills River; honorary daughter, Tina Marie Jackson of Warren, MI; daughter-in-law, Sue Blankenship of Eastpoint, MI; eleven grandchildren, Kathy, Tina, Perry, Dawn, Shelley, Deanna, Michelle, Jessie, Robbie, Glenn and Dennis; numerous great-grandchildren; and by her Yorkie, Dixie Cup.

 

 

A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at Mt. Gilead Baptist Church Cemetery.

 

 

The family will receive friends from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. Monday evening at Thos. Shepherd & Son.

 

 

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations in Carrie’s memory be directed to the Mills River Volunteer Fire Department, 121 School House Rd, Mills River, NC 28759.

 

 

Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.

 

 

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Service Information

Date: Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Time: 2:00 pm

Mt. Gilead Baptist Church Cemetery
5215 Old Haywood Rd, Mills River, NC 28759


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