Ellen Burry Huggins

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November 23, 1934 ~ September 20, 2016

Resided in: Asheville, NC

Ellen Burry Huggins, 81, of Asheville, passed away on Tuesday, September 20, 2016, at JFK Solace Center. Born in Greenville County, SC to the late Edgar S. and Ellen Hall Burry, she worked as manager of food services in several public schools in South Carolina. She was a member of Centre Street Congregational, United Church of Christ and attended Warren Wilson Presbyterian Church. She is preceded in death by her husband, George H. Huggins. Survivors include two sons, Houston Huggins, Jr. (Donna) of Saltillo MS and Michael Huggins (Elisa) of Pelzer, SC; two daughters, Beth Meriwether (Mark) of Asheville, and Cynthia Huggins (Laurel Robinson)of Machias, ME; four grandchildren; three great grandchildren and lifelong friend for 70 years, Joyce O'Shea of Louisiana. A memorial service will be held Friday, at 1:00 p.m. at Warren Wilson Presbyterian Church. Rev. Dr. Steve Runholt will officiate. Burial will be in Cedar Grove Baptist Church Cemetery in Hartsville, SC. Groce Funeral Home on Tunnel Road is assisting the family.

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  1. My thoughts are with the children of Ms. Ellen, she touched many young lives and will be thought of often. Children, may your many memories and prayers bring to all of you the peace of our great God of comfort with His promise of the resurrection. John 5:28,29 My sincere condolences to all of you.

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