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Alice C Mitchell Avery
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Birth: Feb. 21, 1927
Caldwell County
North Carolina, USA
Death: May 22, 2012
Buncombe County
North Carolina, USA

Alice C. Avery, age 85, of Smokey Creek Road, Lenoir, died Tuesday, May 22, 2012 in Asheville. She was born February 21, 1927 in Caldwell County to the late Carl and Cora Watson Mitchell. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Andrew J. Avery; two sons, Walter Wayne Avery and Jimmy Edward Avery; and four brothers, Ralph Mitchell, Doc Mitchell, George Mitchell and Harden Mitchell.

Mrs. Avery was retired from Broyhill Furniture Industries and was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include her sons, Andrew Jackson Avery, Jr. and wife Jessie, Gene Avery and wife Mary, both of Lenoir, James Avery of Marion and Tim Avery of the home; daughters, Mrs. Judy Ann Shaw and husband Donald and Mrs. Edith Shaw and husband Frank, both of Lexington, Shirley Robinson of Elizabethton, Tennessee, Mrs. Linda Hamby and husband Buddy of Lenoir and Mrs. Darlene Owens and husband Donald of Asheville; one brother, Earin Mitchell of Lenoir; two sisters, Mrs. Mae Huffman of Lenoir and Mrs. Rosa Lee Lone of Sawmills; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren

Funeral services will be held Friday, May 25, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Greer-McElveen Funeral Home Chapel conducted by Pastor David McNeil. Interment will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens of Lenoir.

The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. at the funeral home.

Serving as pallbearers will be Mrs. Avery's grandsons.

Memorial contributions may be made to: CarePartners Hospice, 68 Sweeten Creek Rd., Asheville NC 28803.

Online condolences may be left at Greer-McElveen Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.
Woodlawn Memorial Gardens
Caldwell County
North Carolina, USA
Record added: May 29, 2012
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Alice C <i>Mitchell</i> Avery
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