Karen Arlinda Chidlow

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Karen Arlinda Chidlow, 51, of Candler, died Wednesday, December 7, 2016, at her residence. A native of Buncombe Co., she was a daughter of Arnold White and of the late Nellene Conard White. Mrs. Chidlow was a member of Gashes Creek Baptist Church, and she worked for Mission Hospital for 16 years. Surviving in addition to her father are her husband, Tiernan Chidlow; daughter, Rebekah Meadows Robinson and husband Dillon; step-sons, Cole and Travis Chidlow; granddaughter, Rayne Meadows; nieces, Maddison and Peyton Smith; and sister Kim Smith and husband James. A Celebration of Life service will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday at the Hominy Valley Wildlife Club, 11 Sunray Cove, Candler, NC. The Rev. Ed Jennings will officiate. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Tiernan Chidlow, 29 Captains Dr., Candler, NC 28715. Groce Funeral Home on Patton Ave. is assisting the family.

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  1. How I will miss Arlinda. You were such a blessing in my life. I shall miss you till my very end. And this is goodbye till I see you again. I send this with love Sally.

  2. My family will miss Arlinda, the family is in our thoughts and prayers, and we just hold on to the promise that God tells us we will see you again some day, so no goodbyes from us just until we meet again ! May God wrap your family in His arms until they see you again!
    With Love and thoughts and prayers,
    Gray and Christy Artus , Christian Artus and Danielle Rice and Addison Rice

  3. I was shocked to hear of Arlinda passing. I worked with her in Security at Mission years ago. She always had a smile on her face and a kind word for when you were having a bad day. She will be missed terribly, but I know she’s in heaven spreading her wings pain free. I will be praying for you all during this difficult time. Janet Wofford-Asheville, NC

  4. +Arlinda, beautiful , sweet , loving +Arlinda …. we love you so very much and will miss you every day. God gave us the opportunity to get to know you and love you and and you will remain in our hearts forever.

  5. Ooh my dearest Arlinda I will forever cherish all our time spent together. We were young and having fun . You my dear left a mark on my heart . I will carrier your beautiful smile with me through out my life. God will have the most beautiful , caring Angel now. I know now why you confused a long time event to me now . Sweetie , we all did things . But you showed me just how much it meant to you , to let out and ask for forgiveness . That’s what a true amazing friend really is . I’ve loved you for over 30 years and I will continue loving you. Rest now dear . Until I see you again .


  7. Our thoughts and prayers are with Geoff, Teresa and all of Arlinda’s sweet family. I know she will be terribly missed and we are sending you all love and prayers. Love, Bill, Catherine and Will Southern

  8. Arlinda was a very sweet girl and we will miss her very much.

  9. Im so sorry to learn of Arlinda passing. She was always so very sweet to me. Truly beautiful lady. Too young, so sad. My prayers for her and her family.

  10. My thoughts and prayers are with the family. She was an amazing woman and a joy to be around and will be greatly missed by so many.

  11. It is with a broken heart that I say this world has lost one of the most beautiful souls I have ever known. There are just no words to truly explain what she meant to me and my devastation for her precious family, and I just ache for you. I loved her so. I prayed so many times daily for her while she was sick and I continue to pray for her family and other friends who are left with such a big hole in your hearts, that you may be comforted somehow in your loss. Know that she will always be with us and that she will know we will always love her.

  12. Heaven has gained another DEAR ANGEL!! Until you are reunited again sweet family keep the faith , and know she is much better now,and cancer free…peace to you all thru this heartbreaking time.

  13. Good bye for now my sweet friend. You loved with all your heart and that’s why I know you are in Heaven now. Life won’t be the same without you. Driving down the Parkway the last few days reminds me of our time together, I will always remember our great walks with Sophie and Jack. We had fun and I will never forget.

  14. I know she is at peace now no more pain! I’m so sorry for the family to have lost such a warm loving fun part of your life! Just know she will be waiting with open arms at those pearly gates when it’s our time!! She will surely be missed so much!! Prayers to the family!!

  15. I feel blessed to have met her and to know how much is loved by her family. I know she will be missed by her family and friends. She is an angel with wings now. God’s peace be with her family.

  16. Dear family; I met Arlinda at a little country church she and I used to attend together. She always had a sweet smile from the moment she walked in till the service ended, & everywhere we would ever see her outside the church she would always greet us with a smile and a loving hug. My daughter said Arlinda didn’t just give hugs, she gave Bear hugs

  17. I love you Arlinda with all my heart, you were good friend to my sister as well a friend to me also the little sister. We had so many good times together and we worked together to. What a wonderful person to see at work every day, if I was in a bad mood she would cheer me up!! You will be missed so much but I understand because you are not hurting any more no more crying, no more pain! Praise the Lord!! See you soon in heaven!

  18. My thoughts and prayers are with the family, because I know arlinda is is sitting their at the feet of our lord, smiling,

  19. we are saddened by her passing she was a friend and always had a lovely smile and hug for everyone .our hearts goes out to the whole family and all friends that knew her. she was a active member of her church ,and very much like coming to all services We will miss her very Our prayers goes out to all of you. She is not in pain no more she is with our Lord Jesus Christ in Heaven we will soon see her again

  20. I’m sorry to hear about Arlinda. She was a good woman, gone way too soon. My
    thoughts and prayers are with her family.

  21. My deepest sympathies to the Chidlow family. I’m so sorry for your loss. May ‘the God of all comfort’ give all of you the needed strength to get through each day. (2 Corinthians 1:3,4) The Bible tells us that Jesus wept when his dear friend Lazarus died. Yet, just minutes later, Jesus performed an astounding miracle – he raised Lazarus back to life! (John 11:32-44) In doing so, he gave all mankind solid grounds for faith in the amazing promise he had made earlier in his ministry when he said: ‘Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out.’ (John 5:28,29) What this can mean for you is the real hope of being reunited with your dead loved ones. May the precious promise of the resurrection hope give you a measure of peace. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  22. I am deeply sorry for the families loss, and such a loving and wonderful family it is. My thoughts and prayers are with each of you at this very difficult time. May you all find some measure of comfort in knowing how many are praying for all of you and how much all are loved…..

  23. Smile that lights up a room !!!! Sweet??? She was a Best friend to everyone !!!!! She was a best friend to MY best friend??? Because she could and would show up & be there for you !!!!!!! I didn’t see her everyday – I live on the other side of town. But she did check in & show off her beautiful
    Family!!! I hope they keep that up!! She will shine from up-above & We will miss that smile UNTIL we see it again. XOXO GODSPEED LADY!!!

  24. To the family I tried so hard to be at Arlindas wake, too smile with the family and be a part of Arlindas celebration of life as I am sure she would have wanted from us all…to celebrate her life for she now is a beautiful angle looking down on us! Protecting us…in waiting she will walk the golden streets as she now takes us all under her wings all the way smiling with no more pain and suffering.Thank you Arlinda for just being you and most of all thank you for being my friend you will be missed always.So so sorry goes out to the family as well as many prayers. May God Bless you all at this very sad time…

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