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Ms. Virginia Ann Carland

Died: September 28, 2017

Virginia Ann Carland, age 91 of Arden, died Thursday, September 28th, 2017 at the Life Care Center of Hendersonville. She was the daughter of the late Jennings and Cinco Carland of Mills River. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Mary Carland Bickerstaff.

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Virginia Ann Carland, age 91 of Arden, died Thursday, September 28th, 2017 at the Life Care Center of Hendersonville. She was the daughter of the late Jennings and Cinco Carland of Mills River. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Mary Carland Bickerstaff.

Ann was a Blood Bank Technologist having been trained in Dallas, Texas and Gainesville, Florida. She worked in Charlotte and Albemarle, North Carolina before retiring in 1988. She traveled much of the country with friends before moving back to Western North Carolina in 2004.

She is survived by her two brothers, Jennings Carland, Jr. and his wife, Carol and Wayne Carland and his wife, Carolyn; and by numerous nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 8th, 2017 at Shepherd Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends following the service.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations in Ann’s memory be directed to the Mills River United Methodist Church of which she was a longtime member, 137 Old Turnpike Road, Mills River, NC 28759.

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

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Service Information

Date: Sunday, October 8, 2017

Time: 2:00 pm

Shepherd Memorial Park

5045 Asheville Highway
Hendersonville, North Carolina 28791

The family will receive friends following the service.


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