April 24, 1934 ~ January 13, 2009

Born in: Yancey Co.,
Resided in: Asheville, NC

Barbara Jean Wilson, 74, of 4468 Big Level Mill Spring, Polk Co., went to be with Jesus on Monday, January 12, 2009, at the Brian Center, in Weaverville. A native of Yancey Co., Mrs. Wilson was a daughter of the late Robert and Ella May Gouge Harris. Mrs. Wilson had retired as a knitter at Avondale Knitting. She was a member of Riverside Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband, Scott Wilson; children, Ella Wynell Jones and husband David, Mary Helen Holden and husband Roy, and Michael Scott Wilson and wife Maude; eight grandchildren, Angela Jones, Jeremy Jones, Kimberly Harwood, Bobby Jones, Royce Holden, Chene Flannigan, Amanda Wilson, and Johnathan Wilson; 11 great-grandchildren; and a brother, Robert Harris. A funeral service for Mrs. Wilson will be at 2:00 p.m. Thursday at Riverside Baptist Church with the Revs. John Honeycutt and Steve Rhinehart officiating. Interment will follow at Elk Mountain Cemetery, in Woodfin. Her family will receive friends from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at Groce Funeral Home on Patton Ave.

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  1. It was always a joy and pleasure to see Barbara at church. Her smile was unforgetable. We will truly miss her. Scott—–Helen and family we are praying for you. If you need anything please let us know. May God Bless All of You.
    Richard and Jeanette Roberts

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  2. Scott – We want you to know that YOU and ALL of your family are in our prayers now. You were all there for us when we needed you the most – (hard to believe that has been almost 3 years ago) – so please let us do the same for you now. Take care of each other.

    God bless you for being such a good friend.

    Let those ‘wonderful family memories’ we shared from the many horse shows, rides and camping trips keep a warm place in your heart during this difficult time. Those were the good old days but the best day will be when we are re-united with the ones who got there before us.

    Dot & JR Hunnicutt
    Audrey Metcalf
    Bill & Ann Lanning

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  3. To the family of Barbara, our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of need, you have our deepest sympthy, if there is anything you need please let us know.Just remember that you will see her again someday.

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  4. We are very sorry for your loss! We of course know that Barbara is walking the streets of gold. No more health problems! Know that our thoughts and prayers are with you! (Sorry Sherrie is still sick and unable to be there with you all.)

    As we have gotten to know and love the family, we know that this is a great loss! Wife, Mother, Grandmother, and Friend! We will miss seeing her glowing, smiling face! You could see God’s grace on her face! We know that we will see her on the other side! We love you all and will continue to pray for you!

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  5. boots you are you going to be missed and loved by so many people and the preacher but i love you and miss please remember this verse For God so loved the world that he gave his one and his only begotten Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.

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