CANTON — Ernestine Broyles, 84, of Canton, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013.
A native of Buncombe County, she was the daughter of the late Ernest and Rhetta Robinson Rhymer. She is also preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Jay Broyles and brother, Neil Rhymer. She was a cosmetologist and teacher for many years. She is survived by her loving sons, Alan Broyles of Rock Hill, South Carolina, Steve Broyles of Freeport, Florida and Robbie Broyles of Raleigh; uncle, retired Lieutenant Colonel Julius “Rob” Robinson; 12 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11 at Calvary Baptist Church in Canton, of which she was a member. The family will receive friends at 1 p.m. at the church. The Revs. Darrell Webb and Kelly Jones will be officiating. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to CarePartners Hospice, P.O. Box 25338, Asheville, NC 28813 or The Gideon’s International, P.O. Box 140800, Nashville, TN 37214.
Condolences may be made to the family at www.ashevilleareaalternative.com.