Annie Cagle Lunsford

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Annie Cagle Lunsford, 93, of Asheville, died Wednesday, September 14, 2011, at Pisgah Manor. A native of Henderson County, she was a daughter of the late Malcomb and Elizabeth Fields Cagle. Mrs. Lunsford was a member of Freedom Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband, Willard Paul Lunsford; daughters Peggy L. Brown (Jack) of Asheville, Nell L. Keith (Harlon) of Cosby, TN, and Beth L. Cottingham (Rufus) of Dillon, SC; 7 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great grandchildren. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday in the Patton Avenue chapel of Groce Funeral Home, with the Rev. Keith Hutchinson officiating. Interment will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery. Her family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Freedom Baptist Church, 50 Rice Rd., Asheville, NC 28806.

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  1. To the family of Mrs. Lunsford, We offer our deepest condolences during this time. You will be remembered in our prayers. Savor the wonderful memories and she will live in your hearts forever.
    Phil and Joyce

  2. Dear Family, I am so sorry for you loss – but rejoice with you all in Heaven’s gain. I know you will miss ‘Nanny’ very much – but sure you will walk the streets of gold with her one day! Treasure every memory you have. Talk of them often! Love you all! Kay

  3. Willard & Girls, We were sad to hear of Annie’s death this morning. We have been friends for a lot of years and even though we haven’t seen each other as often as we would have liked for various reasons doesn’t mean that we want miss her and her wonderful ‘Carrot Cake’. She left us with wonderful memories. Love all of you. The Clement Family

  4. I am so sorry to hear of Aunt Annie’s passing and I pray for God to help comfort you girls and family who loved her so much. I know you all have many years of wonderful memories. I picture her and my mother meeting in their Heavenly home.

  5. We all are surely going to miss Annie. Her smile was always contagious, what a wonderful smile she had. Our Church lost a beautiful sister in Christ. Heaven gets sweeter as the days go by.

  6. Sandy, Kelly, Peggy, Willard and the rest of the family – please know we are thinking of you. She is smiling now and there is NOTHING to make her sad or worry. You will see her one day when you all rejoice with Jesus. We love you all.

  7. Williard, Peggy and Family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at the loss of Annie. She was a very special lady and will be greatly missed. Lots of memories of good times we all had at Deaverview while growing up. May God Bless all of you. Love, Ernestine and George Stone

  8. To Willard Lunsford and family,
    Charles and I have always treasured the sweet times we had living next to Annie & Willard as newlyweds, oh so long ago. We had many wonderful, laughter filled times together. We have heavy hearts today as we learn
    that Annie has gone to be with the
    Lord. We send our love and prayers
    to each of you.
    Charles and Joyce Brock

  9. Dear Peggy, Nell and Beth,
    So sorry to hear this….I have very fond memories of your mother from childhood and Deaver View. Please know that you are all in my thoughts and prayers. Give my condolences to your Dad and all the family. Love in Christ,

  10. Beth, our prayers have been with you and your family during this difficult time. We will talk with you back in Dillon. Love and prayers. Jerri and ED

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