November 26, 1956 ~ May 6, 2012
Born in: Madison Co., NC,
Resided in: Fairview, NC
Fairview – Glenna Carver Bates Shuffler, 55, passed away on Sunday, May 6, 2012, at her residence. A native of Madison County, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Minnie Cody Carver and was also preceded in death by two sisters, Kate and Maxine Carver and a step-son, Jeremy Shuffler. Glenna was an employee of Wilson Art and attended Brush Creek Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband, Jerry Shuffler; son, Keith Bates and his wife, Sherena, of Hendersonville; a granddaughter, Rachel Bates; five step-children, Michael, Dale and Stephanie Shuffler, Randy Bates and Karen Suttles. Also surviving are seven siblings, Jean Sexton, Vernon Carver, Howard Carver, Bobby Carver, Rosalee Edwards, John Carver and Pat Carver. A funeral service will be held at 2:00pm Wednesday in the chapel of Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian conducted by the Reverend John Coffey. Interment will follow in Tweeds Chapel Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 12:30 until 2:00 pm Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Asheville Humane Society, 14 Forever Friend Land, Asheville, NC 28806 or to the Blue Ridge Humane Society, 1214 Greenville Hwy., Hendersonville, NC 28792.