March 13, 1915 ~ May 21, 2004

Born in: Buncombe Co., NC,
Resided in: Fletcher, NC

Fletcher ~ Doshia Magnolia Hare Cairnes, 89, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, May 21, 2004 at Park Ridge Living Center. A native of Buncombe County, Mrs. Cairnes was a daughter of the late Hattie Baldwin Hare and Cornelius Marion Hare and wife of the late Wade Charlie Cairnes, who died in 1978. She was also preceded in death by her sisters, Annie Lance, Fannie Whitaker and Sue Hare and her brothers, William Hare, Harley Hare, Lawrence Hare, Alex Hare and Richard Hare. Mrs. Cairnes was retired from Mountain Rug Mills in Fletcher. She was an avid afghan maker and gave many afghans to workers at the Park Ridge Living Center and family members. Mrs. Cairnes was a faithful member of Mt. Gilead Baptist Church and was a loving and caring person to all she knew. Survivors include two sisters, Pearl Bryson of Mills River and Rushia Cantrell of Yanceyville, NC and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 2:00 PM at Mt. Gilead Baptist Church with Rev. Roy Perry officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends Sunday from 1:00 - 2:00 PM at the church. Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian is assisting the family.

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  1. Dear Family,
    Our love and prayers go out to each one of you at this time especially Pearl and Rushia. We loved Doshia very much and will miss her too. She was our adopted mother and she considered us her children and loved as we were her very own. We will never forget her loving, giving, sharing heart. All our love, Steve and Kathy

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  2. I am a nurse at Park Ridge Living Center and took care of Doshia on nights. She was a wonderful lady and we will miss her very much; she was loved by all. My sympathy is with her entire family. Anna Walters

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  3. My deepest sympathy is extended to the family. Doshia was a wonderful lady and I have had the priviledge of knowing her for the last 38 years. She will be greatly missed on this earth but I know she is in a better place where she was welcomed by our Lord with open arms.
    Love to all. Theresa

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  4. Sister Doshia will be missed. I attended Church with her and her presence always brought a sense of family, and caring. She was a very kind woman. Mary Ross

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