February 13, 1926 ~ May 24, 2022

Born in: Buncombe County, NC
Resided in: Henderson County, NC

Edythe Wright Carwithen, 96, passed away Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at Stonecreek Health and Rehab in Asheville.

Mrs. Carwithen was born in Buncombe County to the late Carmen and Elsie Brooks Wright. She was also preceded in death by her husband, David Courtney Carwithen and one brother and one sister.

Edythe first and foremost loved being a Mom. She was a former Real Estate Agent and was part of the Million Dollar Club 3 times in the 1970’s. She also was a former CIA Secretary for the Federal Government.

She is survived by her two children; Mary Elizabeth Carwithen and Andrew Courtney Carwithen and two grandchildren, Caleb Daniel Carwithen and Rebecca Jade Carwithen.

A graveside inurnment service will be held on Saturday, May 28, 2022 at 2:00 pm at Avery’s Creek United Methodist Church Cemetery.


Graveside Service: May 28, 2022 2:00 pm

Avery's Creek United Methodist Church Cemetery
Avery's Creek Road
Arden, NC 28704

Funeral Home Assisting The Family:

Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian
72 Long Shoals Road
Arden, NC 28704


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