Lemelia Wilson Penley
June 21, 1927 ~ March 5, 2002
Resided in: Asheville, NC
Mrs. Penley was born in Buncombe County and was a daughter of the late Fred and Florence Gryder. She was married to Charles A. Wilson who died in June, 1966 and Paul Richard Penley who died February, 1996.
She was retired from the C.P. Clare Co. and was a member of Biltmore Church of God where she was a Sunday School teacher for 50 years.
Surviving are three sons, Danny Wilson and Wendell Wilson of Asheville and Tim Wilson of Charlotte; six stepchildren, Cindy Colton of Swannanoa, Renee Turner, Shane Penley, Richard Penley and Edward Coleman of Asheville and Tommy Penley of Tennessee; one sister, Lemedith Puckridge of Asheville; four grandchildren and eight step-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 11:00 am Thursday in the Patton Avenue chapel of Groce Funeral Home with the Rev. Daniel Allen officiating. Burial will be at Gashes Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.
Her family will receive friends from 7 - 8:30 pm Wednesday at Groce Funeral Home on Patton Avenue and at other times will be at the home of Lemedeth Puckridge, 136 Hemphill Road.