Agnes Leona Elkins

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Agnes Leona Clark Elkins, 85, of Asheville, died Saturday, April 21, 2001 at a local hospital. A native of Laurel Bloomery, TN; she was the daughter of the late William and Minervia Wilson Clark. She is preceded in death by her husband, James Ralph Elkins,Sr. who died in 1984, her son, Eddie Elkins and daughter, Mary Sluder. Surviving are her two sons, Robert Elkins of Pompano Beach, FL and James Ralph Elkins of Hahira, GA; two daughters, JoAnn Banks and Christine McCurry both of Asheville; thirteen grandchildren, including her precious, loving granddaughter, Marcia Elkins; Janet Branan, Tamara Galloway, Carrie Banks, Tina Viveris, Jackie Dean, Deborah Parks; Phillip, Tony, Mark and Chip Elkins, and Duane and Greg Banks. Twenty-five great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren. Funeral services will be 2:00 pm Wednesday at the chapel of Groce Funeral Home with the Reverend Enoch Ball officiating. Burial will follow at Green Hills Cemetery. The family will receive friends 7-8:30 pm Tuesday at Groce Funeral Home on Patton Avenue.

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  1. We are so sorry for your loss, and we are feeling the loss too. We will dearly miss the daily hugs she gave us. She was just the kind of person that made us enjoy coming to work, just to see her smiling face everyday. Agnes was our FAVORITE resident and we will dearly miss her.
    Tangie and Jennifer
    Asheville Health Care
    Shower Team

  2. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. I know how much your loved one will be missed but always remember that she is in a sweeter home with no more suffering or pain.

  3. Dear Tamara,
    I understand that this is a difficult time for you. Please know that you and your family are being remembered in my thoughts and prayers. Your fond memories will help ease the pain in time. Please know that you are very special to your family and friends. If there is anything I can do for you during this time, please let me know. Love, Edith

  4. Dear Tamara,
    I just wanted to let you know that you and your family are
    being remembered in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.
    Your fond memories will always be special and help ease the pain
    as time passes. You are very special and appreciated.
    Love, Edith

  5. Tamara Galloway- Just wanted to let you know our prayers are with you and your family during this time of grief- If anything else can be done to help, let us know. In Gods Love-

  6. JoAnn and family,

    I am so sorry about your mother. I know how special she was to you, and what special care you gave her. You did everything you possibly could for her. I know how much you will miss her.

    With sympathy,
    Barbara and Dennis Goodwin

  7. Our prayers go out to you and your family from the staff at Buncombe Correctional Center. We are deeply sorry in the loss of your grandmother, Tamara. Our prayers and thoughts are with you always. May God Bless you and yours during this trying time. Love, Kathy

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