May 14, 1934 ~ September 3, 2019

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

Clara Betty Parton Marlow, 85, of Fairview, passed away Tuesday, September 3, 2019.

A native of Buncombe Co., Clara was the daughter of the late William Carl Parton and Lola Bell Shepherd Parton. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Hadley Wayne Marlow, Sr., son, Dewayne Marlow, sisters, Irene Brady and Shirley Ann Rhymer, and brothers, William Carl Parton, Jr. (Dora), James Edward Parton (Ruth), Charles Parton, and Reginald Lee Parton.

Surviving are her grandchildren, Heather Marlow Anderson (Bobby), Melanie Marlow Black (Travis) and Jesse Nathan Minter; great-grandchildren, Brycen Anderson, Wesley Anderson, Isabella Black, and Kayden Minter Solesby; sister, Joyce Ann Williams (Wayne); brothers, Max Parton (Rose) and Jim Parton (Mary); and several nieces and nephews.

Graveside services for Mrs. Marlow will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 7, at Cane Creek Cemetery, with Pastor Matt Pruett officiating.

The family will receive friends from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday at Groce Funeral Home, 856 Tunnel Road.


Visitation: September 7, 2019 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Groce Funeral Home on Tunnel Road
856 Tunnel Rd.
Asheville, NC 28805


Graveside Service: September 7, 2019 12:00 pm

Cane Creek Cemetery
Charlotte Hgwy., US 74
Fairview, NC 28730


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  1. We are so sad to hear this but rejoice with the angels as Clara is immediately with the Lord. So many good memories stay here with us as she received us into her family and treated us as her own. We love you all and are praying the happy memories bring comfort at this time.

  2. I am so sorry for the loss of your beloved Granny. May you find peace and comfort in GODS loving arms during this very difficult time of loss.

  3. Sending love and prayers to the family whom Clara loved so dearly. I was blessed to be able to know this kind and loving lady.


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