July 1, 1907 ~ January 26, 2001

Born in: Buncombe Co.,
Resided in: Asheville, NC

Leona Elizabeth Kuykendall, 93, of 1063 Bear Creek Road, Leicester, died Friday, January 26, 2001, in a local nursing center.

Miss Kuykendall was a lifelong resident of Buncombe County and was a daughter of the late Jacob Agle and Cora Lee Burnette Kuykendall. She retired in 1969 after forty years with American Enka and she was a member of Westwood Baptist Church.

She is survived by one sister, Geneva Davis of Greensboro; one brother, Norman Kuykendall of Leicester; six nephews, Ronnie Davis, Mike Kuykendall and his wife Deborah, Tim Kuykendall, David Kuykendall, Perry Kuykendall and Clarence Kuykendall; one niece, Nancy Davis; and two great-nieces, Amy and Jillian Kuykendall.

Funeral services will be at 11:00 am Monday in the Patton Avenue chapel of Groce Funeral Home with the Rev. Carson Moseley officiating. Burial will be at Green Hills Cemetery. Deacons of Westwood Baptist Church will be pallbearers.

Her family will receive friends Monday morning at the funeral home one hour prior to the service and request that memorials be made to Westwood Baptist Church, 150 Westwood Place, Asheville, NC 28806.

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