January 8, 2008

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

Carolyn Jewelene Bobbitt, 82, of 200 Tunnel Rd., Apt. 315, Asheville died Tuesday, January 8, 2008, at her residence. A native of Cherokee Co., Mrs. Bobbitt was a daughter of the late Edgar and Mattie Montgomery Stiles. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Louie Edward Bobbitt, who died in 1985 and by her sisters, Leona Bozinski, Vera Christy Edwards and Elene Jenkins. Mrs. Bobbitt lived in Stillville, MO for 37 years before returning to Asheville in 1985. She is survived by her sister, Carmon Parham and husband Larry, of Williston, ND and several nieces and nephews. A graveside service will be at 2:00 p.m. Saturday at Pisgah View Memorial Park with the Rev. Billy Stiles officiating. Her family will receive friends from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Friday at Groce Funeral Home on Patton Avenue. Her family extends a special appreciation to Rebecca Cowper and her niece, LaDonna Smith, and Chrislyn Baughman, R.N. with Hospice for the love and care they gave Carolyn during her last days.

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  1. Carolyn was a dear friend to all and will be sadly missed. She was my mother’s, Bennie Bailey, neighbor and friend for many years. And also a dear friend to my best friend, Joan Birmingham’s sister Wilma Israel until Wilma went home to be with Jesus. Our prayers are with you. Joretta Sutphin, Charles and Joan Birmingham, and Bennie Bailey.

  2. me and laralyn was dearly close too Carolyn Bobbitt she was a sweet sweet lady and a great friend too us and now she had now pasted away on us and we will miss her so so so so much!! and i know that god will take care of her now and treat her good and we will miss her love her forever!! and we will pray for her day after day!!

  3. I live at Asheville Terrace in apartment 112 but several years ago I lived in apartment 305 where I first met Mrs. Bobbitt. I am always sorry to read about the loss of a neighbor.

  4. Carolyn was a wonderful person, always kind and friendly to everyone. She loved life, even tho she was mostly in a wheel chair. No one was a stranger to Carolyn, she was kind to all. She was certainly loved and will be
    deeply missed at Asheville Terrace.
    I know in my heart that she is now with God.


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