Dianne Farlow

dianne farlow
Dianne "Nicole" Farlow, 33, died Friday, December 3, 2010 at the John F. Keever Solace Center. A native of Buncombe County, she was daughter of Dianne Goodman Ball and her husband, Jerry of Fletcher. She was preceded in death by her father, Robert Farlow. Nicole was employed as Assistant Manager at the Bargain Barn in Waynesville. In addition to her mother, Nicole is survived by two children, Megan and Bradley Lee Farlow. She is also survived by two brothers, Rick Farlow of Arden and Jeff Ball of Asheville and by two nephews, Seth and Andrew. Her loving fiance, Angelo Hannon also survives. A Celebration of Life service will be held 2:00 p.m. Monday, December 6, 2010 in the chapel of Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian with the Revs. Keith Knox and Cecil Robinson officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

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  1. We are so sorry , we will have your family in our prayers,God will comfort you at this so please let God carry the load .Love you John @ Evetta

  2. Nicole you were an amazing person who went through a lot. You fought with everything you had. I will miss you along with your smile and laugh. But, you are at peace now. May GOD be with the family and friends through these rough times.

  3. Nicole and family,

    I was so saddened to hear of all that you and your family have had to endure. I had not seen you in years but remember your smile and laugh so clearly. You will be missed. I pray for God’s comfort, peace, and strength to surround your family during this difficult time. I thank God that your suffering is over. From what I understand you were incredibly brave during this battle. Again, my prayers are with your family and friends. God bless you all.

  4. I never knew Nicole, however I knew of her struggle through the columns in the citizen times, and thought of her many times and how much more of a brave woman she was than I.Please know that you all will be in my prayers and that her childern should always know what a brave woman she really was and how much she loved them.May God provide peace for you all.

  5. Dear Dianne & Jerry,
    We are so very sorry. We have been praying for you and your family during this very difficult time. I am sure that it would be very hard to lose a child. We love you and will continue to pray for you.
    Tommy & Peggy

  6. R.I.P my Colie. I have so many memories! But I will always remember your beautiful smile. I love you dearly. May God bless your children and your family. You are all in my prayers.

  7. Dianne:
    You and your family have our prayers. Nicole will be missed by our family.
    Duncan, Thorpe, & White

  8. My love and prayers to the Farlow family…Nicole has taught us all so much, she was a beautiful, strong woman…Heaven has a new angel. God bless you all

  9. Nicole, I know our Father has called you home to Heaven. I know now that you feel no more pain. You will be missed greatly here by your family and friends.

  10. May God bless the family with much strength and understanding at such a hard time in life. Many prayers to the family and children

  11. Nicole,
    You are so love and will be missed greatly! Though my heart is heavy today, I also have a strange sense of peace knowing you are no longer hurting and are now reunited with Robert… rest in peace and ease my sister. I love you!

    Diane, Ricky, Bradley, Megan, Angelo, Jerry, Jeff and the rest of the family: She loved you all so much and was so appreciative of all you did for her. Her memory will live on in each person who was lucky enough to know her. I love you guys and I’m here for you whenever you need anything.

  12. My thoughts and prayers are with the family during this time of trouble. May she rest in peace with no more sickness and no more pain. Bradley and Megan will have an angel to watch over them. You will be greatly missed Nicole.l

  13. I would like to extend my condolences to Nicole’s family and friends. I was saddened to hear of her passing and her hard fought battle with cancer. May God bless each of you as you cope with the loss of your loved one.

  14. The world lost a beautiful person, however Heaven has received a beautiful angel. I will always remember your smile Nicole. I feel blessed to have known you through the years. I pray that your family is able to find peace in knowing you are no longer suffering the way you did for the last few months. May you rest in peace my sweet friend.

  15. Nicole, you were such an amazing an wonderful person. I am so honored to have known you and to consider you my friend. I know you are no longer suffering and you are looking down from heaven watching over us and most of all your beautiful children. My thoughts and prayers are with them and your family.

  16. We are so sorry to hear about the loss of your loved one. You and the family will be in our thoughts and prayers.

  17. I’m really sorry for your loss. Nicole was one of my good friends in high school and I regret that we lost contact after high school. She was a wonderful friend and I’m sure a great mother.

  18. I’m really sorry for your loss. Nicole was one of my good friends in high school and I regret that we lost contact after high school. She was a wonderful friend and I’m sure a great mother.

  19. Nicole, you were such a great person down here and I know you’ll be even better up there. I’m glad I was blessed with your friendship. I was just telling my fiance’ all of my memories of you, that we were in lamaze class together for our first little boys..I love you Nicole! You are a courageous and brave woman! Thank you for inspiring me!
    To Nicole’s beautiful children, I know this is hard for you, but I hope you both will always know how much everyone who knew your Mommy loved her! It takes special people to shine light wherever they go and YOUR MOMMY DID!!! Be proud, be brave just as she showed you how!! I know you two meant THE MOST to her. You were her little angels and now, she will be yours! God bless you both, I will be praying for you!
    To Nicole’s fiance’ and family God bless you all for sticking by her! I will keep each and every one of you in my thoughts and prayers! Nicole was such a beautiful person and some of that is her character but some of it is also from the people she was surrounded by! God bless you!

  20. Diane,Ricky and Family,

    We were so sorry to hear about Nicole. Please know that our Love
    and Prayers are with your family
    during this time.

    Vickie and Rick Kanupp

  21. Nicole, you will be missed. Your fight gives inspiration to us all. May you rest in peace and may your children always know that they are loved and that their mother was an amazing woman. I will always remember your smile and our years as children. May God Bless you and your family.

    TCR ’96

  22. To Nicole’s family,
    We wanted to let you know that our thoughts and prayers are with you in this sad and difficult time. May God continue to be with you, giving you comfort and guidance.

    Gayle F Cole, Teresa F Huskins, Lynn F Sales & George Farlow, Jr.

  23. my heart goes out to nicoles family she truely was a great person and a great friend we will truely miss her god bless her children and the rest of her family

  24. My heart goes out to you all during this very difficult time. Nicole is not suffering anymore but I know the ones left behind are the ones suffering. Please know that everyone is praying for all of you and that God will see you thru these very tearful times. Love ya’ll

  25. Dear Dianne, Rick, Jerry,

    Our heartfelt thoughts are with you all at this time. Nicole will always be remembered. Her beautiful children are so blessed to have your family to love them.
    God bless you all.

    Ronnie and Toni Stewart

  26. My dear nicole i love you and im so very honored of the fight that you fought for your children,You have taught us all so very much about appreciating life and every single moment with those you love.I must say ive cried since i heard but i will be honest when the snow started to fall i know in my heart it was you letting your children and family and all of us that love you know that you have arrived in heaven with your beautiful wings awaiting you..I will forever miss you my dear friend and will forever hold tight to our memories. I love you to her children and family and fiance you all are in my prayers if i can do anything please let me know im here for you all.Nicole I love you and thank you for all the lessons your battle taught me *keep my head up focus on the good hug my sons more love my family more and always be there for my friends,Thank you for the last day we spent together at the hospital the saturday of the benefit you grabbed my hand and said i love you girl and i love you to forever nicole forever:)May you rest in peace my angel

  27. To you all,

    I know for certain that we never lose the people we love, even to death. They continue to participate in every act, thought and decision we make. Their love leaves an indelible imprint in our memories. We find comfort in knowing that our lives were so enriched by having shared their love. Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.
    I love you all so very much!

  28. Nicole I remember you thru your childhood and teen years as my daughter Brandi Bucker’s friend.I also remember your sweet smile.You faught a good fight thru this cancer battle.I believe you are with your earthly father Robert and your heavenly father Jesus now. No more pain and suffering child, you were freed from it all.
    Dianne and family You are in my thoughts and prayers.I can’t imagine being in your shoes.May God give you peace and comfort thru all of this so hard to understand situation.Bless you for being there and loving those sweet grandkids.I am also Marlene Todds sister.

  29. Nicole, you were one of my first real friends. Even though we lost touch, I still consider you one of the best friends I’ve ever had. I will miss you, but I’m glad your suffering is over.

  30. Dianne and Ricky: My thoughts and prayers have been with all of you since I read about Nicole in the paper. Many years have come and gone since I have seen any of you but the memories of our childhood days in Southwicke are not forgotten. I don’t ever remember seeing Nicole that she wasn’t smiling her beautiful smile. We will continue to pray for all of you thru this most difficult time and look forward to the day we will all reunite with our loved ones.

  31. Dear Jerry and Family,

    Please accept my deepest condolences on your loss.
    You are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

  32. I just found out. I am floored. I miss my friend already. It has been an honor to know you as a friend. I cherish the moments we’ve had throughout our childhood, sharing the same birthday, and laughing with each other. I know you are in a better place and you are not in pain. Rest in peace, Nicole. I love you.

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