Beulah Whitmire Robinson

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Asheville ~ Beulah “Boots” Muriel Whitmire Robinson, 76, of Asheville, died on Sunday, December 26, 2004 at the Laurels of Summit Ridge Nursing Center. Mrs. Robinson was born in Lake Toxaway and was the daughter of the late Elbert and Ida Miller Whitmire. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Gene Robinson. Mrs. Robinson was retired from Hickory Printing Company and was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and Biltmore United Methodist Church. She is survived by her daughter, Linda Neely and her husband, Walter of Charlotte; two sisters, Peggy Guilkey of Hendersonville and Carole Merrill of Arden; two brothers, Joseph Whitmire, Jr. and his wife, Joyce of Pisgah Forest and Ted Whitmire and his wife, Loretta of Penrose; two grandchildren, Ellen Neely and her husband, Matt Eller and Wally Neely all of Charlotte. A graveside service will be held Wednesday, December 29, 2004 at 11:00 AM at Pisgah Gardens in Pisgah Forest with the Rev. Ashley Crowder Stanley officiating. Following the graveside service a memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM at Biltmore United Methodist Church. The family will receive friends following the memorial service at the church. Memorials may be made to Biltmore United Methodist Church, 376 Hendersonville Road, Asheville, 28803. Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian is assisting the family.

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  1. Beulah Whitmire Robinson, so fondly known as ‘Boots,’ brings a warm feeling in the hearts of all who knew her. She and Gene were exceptional people whose shadows cast so many positive rays on so many lives. We were fortunate to have been in their shadows. Together again, Frances and Halbert, Gene and Beulah renew their friendship inside Heaven’s gates. We are comforted knowing they are in a better place. However, we certainly do miss them

  2. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. It is difficult to lose a loved one, especially a parent. We know the last several months have been particularly difficult, but I’m sure that the presence of her family was a great comfort to her. I know that many at Steele Creek Presbyterian Church and particularly those in New Fellowship Class share in your grief. May God bless.

  3. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. We worked with Boots for many years and are so sorry to hear of her passing. She was a lovely and precious lady and will be missed. Debbie English & Rosa Courtney

  4. We loved having Boots in our Good Neighbor Circle at BUMC. She was friendly and open to all of us, even the younger women such as I. She always took time to see how we were doing each Sunday too. We received her Christmas card just a few days before her death… handwritten by her! We will miss her dearly!!! We love you Boots.

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