March 5, 1935 ~ June 9, 2021

Born in: Chimney Rock Township, NC
Resided in: Arden, NC

Faye Searcy Moffitt, 86, of Arden, died Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at Mission Hospital.

Born in Chimney Rock Township, NC, she was the wife of the late Clifton George Moffitt, the love of her life. She was the daughter of the late Melvin and Elsie (Wright) Searcy, and was also preceded in death by a sister, Ruth Ballard, and a brother-in-law, Col. Arthur T. Ballard.

Faye was a member of Biltmore Church where she was involved with the ladies prayer group. She was an excellent cook and seamstress, and her grandchildren and great-grandchildren were the joy of her life.

Faye is survived by three children: Lynne Guge (Scott) of Waynesville, Brian Moffitt (Sharon) of Statesville, and Neal Moffitt (Janice) of Gastonia; 7 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held at 11 AM on Monday, June 14, 2021 at Biltmore Church with Rev. Kelvin Moseley officiating. Entombment will follow in Forest Lawn Mausoleum, Candler. Friends will be received at the church one hour prior to the service, from 10 until 11 AM.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to YBRP (for the research and cure of HNRNPH2) online at


For those who wish to pay their respects: June 14, 2021 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Biltmore Church
35 Clayton Road
Arden, NC 28704

(828) 687-1111

Funeral Service: June 14, 2021 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Biltmore Church
35 Clayton Road
Arden, NC 28704

(828) 687-1111

Entombment: June 14, 2021 12:30 pm

Forest Lawn Memorial Park
1498 Sand Hill Road
Candler, NC 28715



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  1. Lynne and Family, we are deeply saddened by your loss. Your mother was a beautiful and gracious lady. May pleasant and joyful memories from the past comfort you during this sad time. Our prayers are with you all.
    Thad & Valaree Crawford

  2. Brian, so sorry to hear of your loss, there is one positive note, she is with God now and is happy. May God be with you all!!!

  3. Brian and Sharon,
    In this sad time, I hope you find peace and comfort in the thoughts and support of your PBV family.
    We are all thinking of you.
    In my prayers,
    Cindy Brammer

  4. So sorry for your loss. I worked with Faye for many years. I am going to miss her dearly & our many visits I made to her home .
    We will see her again & she will be well!

  5. Sending much love and support to you all as you face this loss. Trusting that you have all shared a lifetime of experiences and memories together, which will carry on, and keep her alive in your everyday lives. Her spirit lives on in all of you…. and because of that, she will never be forgotten, and her legacy carries through. My heartfelt condolences to each and everyone of you, whom knew her so well, and loved her so deeply. May she find peace, in the loving arms of her soul mate.


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