March 21, 1922 ~ September 11, 2009

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

Geana Elizabeth Case Worley, 87, of 3001 St. Augustine Place, Asheville, died Friday, September 11, 2009. Mrs. Worley was born in Buncombe County and was a daughter of the late Grover and Metta Fairchild Case. In 1940, she was voted as the prettiest girl at Biltmore High School. She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the United Daughters of the Confederacy. She was a member of Kenilworth Presbyterian Church. She is survived by her husband of 69 years, Lt. Col. Frank M. Worley (USAF, Ret.); two daughters, Judith Taylor and her husband, David, of Asheville and Donna Fountain and her husband, Jay, of Portland, OR; two sons, Frank M. Worley, Jr. of Asheville and Russell Worley of Seattle, WA; a special niece, Barbara Ann Emmick of Austin, TX; nine grandchildren and 6 (plus one "on the way") great-grandchildren. A memorial service is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 16, at Kenilworth Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Dr. Allen Smith officiating. Private interment will be at Lewis Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service. Memorials may be made to Kenilworth Presbyterian Church, 123 Kenilworth Road, Asheville, NC 28803.

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  1. I will miss my coffee breaks with Geana- I will cherish all the times we shared together.May GOD and all the angels above shower us with grace and love. GOD bless our family.

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  2. Sorry to hear about the loss of Mrs. Worley. Death touches everyone and be assured that Jehovah God is with you in your time of need. ‘Throw your burdens on Jehovah, and he himself will sustain you.’ (Psalms 55:22; Psalms 83:18) I hope this comforts her family and friends in their time of need.

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  3. I never considered my aunt GeGe as my aunt nor Frank as my uncle. From earliest memories they were always there taking care of me as a child of their own. I hope the family knows all of you are in my thoughts and prayers.

    Godspeed GeGe, we love you.

    Pancho
    Manuel & Kena Alonso, Chris & Brenna

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  4. You are truly missed, Aunt Geana. Your love and kindness, the laughs we shared, and the ‘little things’ that you did for our family will never be forgotten. We we always love you…

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