Frances Morrison

frances morrison
Frances Morrison, 83, of Asheville, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, February 27, 2007. A native of Macon Co., Mrs. Morrison was a daughter of the late Henry and Ruth Mashburn. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jess Willard Morrison, who died in 2000, and by her brother, Joe Mashburn. Mrs. Morrison retired from Southern Bell as an operator. She was a member of Oakley Baptist Church. Mrs. Morrison is survived by her daughter, Shea Rhodes and husband Jon, of Asheville; stepdaughter, Helen Wright and husband Dean; stepson, Arlo Morrison and wife Betsy; sisters, Betty Moffitt and Edna Burnette, of Asheville, and Susie Shires, of Alexandria, VA; brothers, Jack, Richard, Johnny, and Wayne Mashburn, all of Franklin, and Gene Mashburn, of Dothan, AL; a granddaughter, Shelby Rhodes; and step-grandchildren, Jerry Morrison, and Sandie Price. A graveside service will be at 3:30 p.m. Thursday at Woodlawn Cemetery with the Rev. Thomas A. Pierce officiating. The family will receive friends 1-3:00 p.m. Thursday at Groce Funeral Home on Patton Ave. Memorials may be made to Oakley Baptist Church, 70 Fairview Ave., Asheville, NC 28803.

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  1. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. Please let us know if there is anything that we can do.
    Jackie, Jennifer & Shannon Scott

  2. Shea & family,
    Your Mom was a very nice lady and will greatly be missed. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of sorrow.

    Mary Chambers

  3. The Telephone Pioneers want to send our condolences to the family. We all thought alot of Frances and we know that she will be missed very much.
    Linda Conley for the Telephone Pioneers

  4. shea i know sis well be really missed my thoughts and prayers are with your familly and i hope the best for brad

  5. Shea,

    I wish that I could be there however,our thoughts and Prayers are with you and your family. God bless you all during this tough time!

    Becky Mashburn Kennedy

  6. let me rephrase this shea i know that sis will really be missed and my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family i hope the best for you brad

  7. Shae & family, Please know that my thoughts & prayers are with you. God gives confort in these times. It is only in him that we can find the help we need in these times. I pray that he will comfort you, John & Shelby. My Mom & I love you . Wanda Bailey

  8. Jon&shea thinking of you today with deep and sincere sympathy on the loss of your loved one. Our love and prayers are with you Mary Ann,Carl and Michael

  9. The service was very nice and your mom I know is very proud of you. Take the days to come without expectations. Don’t forget to take care of yourself while you are caring for everyone else.
    I love you and am thankful that you are my friend!

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