December 21, 1945 ~ May 12, 2022

Born in: Detroit, MI
Resided in: Asheville, NC

Helen Carol Dalton Tomlinson, 76, passed away Thursday, May 12, 2022, at Mission Hospital, Asheville.

Mrs. Tomlinson was born December 21, 1945, in Detroit, MI to the late Fred McDowell and Helen Mary Kuhns Dalton. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Karen Lynn Tomlinson, who died in 2013.

She is survived by her husband, Jerry Rand Tomlinson; a daughter, Kimberly Rademaker; three grandchildren, Ivy Lewis, Riley Rademaker and Eliza Rademake, one great-grandchild, Amelia, and a brother, Don Dalton.

The family will greet friends at 11:00 a.m. Monday, May 16, at Groce Funeral Home, 856 Tunnel Road.

Private interment will be Tuesday at the Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery.


Visitation: May 16, 2022 11:00 am

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


Funeral Service:

Western Carolina State Veteran's Cemetery
962 Old US Hwy 70
Black Mountain, NC 28711


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  1. Jerry,
    I trust that God will give you peace and understanding for the life that Helen lived. You will remain in my thoughts and prayers.
    Wayne Bryson

  2. I just found out of Helen’s passing. Jerry and Kimberly I am so very sorry for your loss. I hope your precious memories bring you comfort. Praying for your family.


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