Lenna Sluder White
April 9, 1902 ~ November 18, 2006
Resided in: Arden, NC
Lenna Sluder White, 104, of Arden, died Saturday, November 18, 2006 at her residence. A native of Buncombe County, she was the daughter of the late Wexler C. and Hattie Fore Sluder. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Dewey White, who passed away in 1962. She was a member of Long Shoals Baptist Church and also of the Avery’s Creek Home Extension Club. Lenna was always making quilts and different sorts of crafts, which she lovingly gave away to people. Lenna will be missed by several surrogate children and grandchildren whom she loved and cared for all of her adult life. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Monday, November 20, 2006 at Long Shoals Baptist Church with the Reverend Roger Rearden officiating. Interment will follow at Mountain View Baptist Church Cemetery in Alexander. A visitation will be held from 1:00-2:00 PM on Monday at Long Shoals Baptist Church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Long Shoals Baptist Church, 661 Long Shoals Road, Arden, NC 28704 or to Mountain Area Hospice, PO Box 25338, Asheville, NC 28813. Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian is handling the arrangements.