Lana Carol Elingburg

lana elingburg

November 18, 1961 ~ January 13, 2023

Born in: Haywood County, NC
Resided in: Candler, NC

Lana Carol Elingburg, 61, of Candler, passed away Friday, January 13, 2023.

Miss Elingburg was born November 18, 1961, in Haywood County to Iva Lee Bumgarner Elingburg and the late Harold Richard Elingburg (2017). She was a graduate of Western Carolina University and served for a number of years as a Buncombe County Magistrate. She was a member of Hominy Baptist Church.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by a sister, Karen Morgan (Dennis), a brother Richard Elingburg, Jr. (Lynette), and nephews, Jonathan Morgan (Randi) and Devan Elingburg.

A memorial service will be at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday at Hominy Baptist Church with the Revs. Melissa Hughes, Dr. Paul Raybon and Dr. Joe Yelton officiating. Private burial will be at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

Lana’s family will receive friends at the church from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. Tuesday prior to the service.

Flowers will be appreciated or memorial donations in Lana’s name may be made to Hominy Baptist Church, 135 Candler School Road, Candler, NC 28715.


Memorial Service: January 17, 2023 2:00 pm

Hominy Baptist Church
135 Candler School Road
Candler, NC 28715


Visitation: January 17, 2023 1:00 pm - May 20, 2024 2:00 pm

Hominy Baptist Church
135 Candler School Road
Candler, NC 28715


Funeral Home Assisting The Family:

Groce Funeral Home - Patton Ave.
1401 Patton Ave.
Asheville, NC 28806


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  1. Lana was a true friend to both Law Enforcement officers and those that were brought before her in her courtroom. Always a pleasure to both talk to and work with. God bless you Lana and keep those you were dear to safe and comforted during these trying times ahead. You will be missed Lana by all who knew and worked with you.

  2. So sorry to hear of Lana’s passing. I had the pleasure of working with Lana; and she was truly a wonderful person. She will be so missed. Prayers for friends and Family.

  3. I worked for Lana for many years as her care giver .We laugh and had lot of fun and shared our feeling of life.I loved her and I will miss her god has a new angel .

  4. Lana could tell funny stories. We laughed alot back in the day. We climbed trees played games on our grandparents’ porch and in the yard. Great memories! I will hold these dear to my heart! Love to Iva Lee, Karen and Richard Jr. ❤

  5. I grew up with Lana from kindergarten through high school. I remember a picture of us in Kindergarten where all of us kids had made Indian hats. It was hilarious. I ran into her a few times later and she always had that Lana smile going. I’m so sorry to hear this. God speed Lana❤️❤️

  6. Such great memories growing up with Lana and her siblings at Hominy Baptist Church. She always had a smile and something funny to say. Our prayers for family and friends. God Bless you all.

  7. Karen, so sorry for your loss. I know you and Lana were close and you will surely miss her. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers.

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