Barbara Mehaffey Anderson

Mar 03, 2013

With the Lord

ASHEVILLE — Barbara Mehaffey Anderson, 67, went on to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 2, 2013, at the John F. Keever Solace Center.

Mrs. Anderson was born in Haywood County and was a daughter of the late D.I. and Lois Smathers Mehaffey. She was also preceded in death by sisters, Dixie Ensley and Louise Shelton and brothers, D.I. "Bud" Mehaffey, Jr., and Clyde Mehaffey.

Mrs. Anderson worked as a Quality Control Auditor at Gerber, and she was a member of West Asheville Baptist Church.

Leaving behind her husband, Roger Anderson; son, Mike Anderson (Virginia) of Oak Island; daughters, Kimberly Reynolds (Brian) of Fairview, and Kina Brake (Robbie) of Asheville; step-daughter, Karon Matthews (Tim); grandchildren, Justin James of Charlotte, Mitchell Anderson of Wilmington, Austin Reynolds of Fairview, Johnathan Brake of Asheville, and Emily Kate Brake of Asheville; step-grandchildren, Andrea Matthews and Tyler and Jordan Hollingsorth; and two brothers, James Mehaffey of Waynesville and Richard Mehaffey of Whittier.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at West Asheville Baptist Church with the Revs. Stan Welch and Ken Lewis officiating. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at Groce Funeral Home on Patton Avenue.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Building Fund of West Asheville Baptist Church, 926 Haywood Road, Asheville, NC 28806 or to Care-Partners Hospice, PO Box 25338, Asheville, NC 28813.

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