Alice E. Shuler

Oct 31, 2013

WAYNESVILLE — Alice Ensley Shuler, 84, of 475 Raccoon Road, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013 at The Homestead.

A native of Swain County, she had lived most of her life in Haywood County. She was the daughter of the late Dee and Julie Phillips Ensley and was also preceded in death by her husband, Leslie Woodrow Shuler, who died in 2000. She was very loving and caring and was always known for her hospitality and her beautiful smile. Alice enjoyed working in her garden and canning its bounty, but more than anything, she was a devoted Christian and loved the Lord. She was a member of New Hope Church of God.

She is survived by two sons, DeRoy Shuler and his wife, Sue, of Waynesville and Melvin R. Shuler and his wife, Glenda, of Omaha, Nebraska; one sister, Maxine Freeman, of Clyde; five grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2 in the Waynesville Chapel of Wells Funeral Home with the Revs. Melvin R. Shuler and Heath Davis officiating. Burial will follow at Garrett-Hillcrest Memorial Park. Serving as pallbearers will be Mark, Jason, Archie and Dylan Shuler, Ryan McDermott and Heath Davis. The family will receive friends from noon until 2 p.m. prior to services.

Memorials may be made to Pinnacle Church, 101 Fiberville St., Canton, NC 28716 or Midlands Region Church of God, 14011 Pierce St., Omaha, NE 68144.

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