March 20, 1929 ~ February 18, 2014

Born in: Henderson County,
Resided in: Asheville, NC

Audrey B. Kilpatrick, 84, of Asheville, died Tuesday, February 18, 2014 in Asheville Health Care. Born in Henderson County to the late Daniel E., Sr. and Lois Talley Bell, she worked as a cook and waitress in local restaurants. Mrs. Kilpatrick is preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Paul Kilpatrick and two sisters, Frieda Blankenship and Doris Meece. Surviving are two sons, Terry Kilpatrick and his wife, Terri, of Black Mountain and Roger Kilpatrick and his wife, Diane, of Asheville; three daughters, Lafawn McKinney and her husband, Gaylon, of Marion, June Fain and her husband, David and Gail Howard and her husband, David, all of Asheville; one brother, Daniel E. Bell, Jr. of San Antonio, TX; one sister, Virginia Meece of Fletcher as well as 16 grandchildren and numerous great and great-great grandchildren. A funeral service will be held Friday, February 21 at 2:00 p.m. at Groce Funeral Home on Tunnel Road with Rev. Tom Pierce officiating. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

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  1. Heaven received a beautiful angel yesterday .Nanny i love you and i will miss you. I will all ways have the memories of you in my heart. You are gone but will never be forgotten. R.I.P NANNY I love you see you again one day

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  2. We are so sorry for your loss. Although no words can really ease the pain, please accept our condolences. You will be in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. May you find comfort and peace in the Lord.

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  3. So sorry for your loss..Audrey was a beautiful kind person..I loved taking care of her the short time I did.She always made me smile

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  4. My heart goes out to all of you. My hearts and prayers are with all of you. She was a wonderful woman and she was the sweetest one that I knew. She always treated me like a part of the family. She is an angel now with GOD looking down on all of you. I wish that I could be there with you all. I love all of you.

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  5. So sorry to hear about the loss of Ms. Audrey. What a great person she was. You all will be in our prayers.
    Jack and Joan Taylor
    Debbie and Stuart Pressley
    Robin and Bryan Trueblood

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  6. June so sorry for the loss of your mother. May God bless you and your family during this heartbreaking time. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

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  7. June, I am so sorry for the loss of your mother. Caring thoughts are with you and your family during this time of grief. Although no words can really ease the pain, please accept my condolences.
    Something Beautiful Remains
    The tide recedes but leaves behind
    bright seashells on the sand.
    The sun goes down, but gentle
    warmth still lingers on the land.
    The music stops, and yet it echoes
    on in sweet refrains…..
    For every joy that passes,
    something beautiful remains.

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  8. To all of you ,, Sorry for your loss of Aunt Audrey!!!! she will be missed but not forgotten , my prayers are with all of you at this time,, aunt Audrey was a very fine lady , lots of memories with her as I was growing up,, enjoyed those times, anytime we entered her home, she would always ask us to stay and eat ,, a very wonderful cook, she had lots of love for all!!!!!! a favorite poem of mine I would like to share:: Love ,Huguette

    If We Could See Beyond Today
    :
    If we could see beyond today

    As God can see,

    If all the clouds should roll away,

    The shadows flee;

    O’er present griefs we would not fret,

    Each sorrow we would soon forget,

    For many joys are waiting yet

    For you and me.

    If we could know beyond today

    As God doth know,

    Why dearest treasures pass away,

    And tears must flow;

    And why the darkness leads to light,

    Why dreary days will soon grow bright,

    Some day life’s wrong will be made right,

    Faith tells us so.

    If we could see, if we could know

    We often say,

    But God in love a veil doth throw

    Across our way.

    We cannot see what lies before,

    And so we cling to Him the more,

    He leads us till this life is o’er,

    Trust and obey.

    ‒?Norman J. Clayton

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