May 11, 1927 ~ July 19, 2006

Born in: Buncombe County,
Resided in: Asheville, NC

Asheville ~ Lois Gasperson Evans, 79, of Riceville Road, passed away on Wednesday, July 19, 2006 at the John F. Keever, Jr. Solace Center. Lois was a native of Buncombe County and the daughter of the late Harry Gasperson and Bessie Gasperson Fletcher. She was preceded in death by four brothers, Kelly, Roy, Herman and Jr. Gasperson and one sister, Jessie Hare. She was a graduate of Valley Springs High School and had worked for Kearfott Corporation. She retired in 1989 with 18 years of service from TDP Electronics formerly known as RCA. She attended Berea Baptist Church and was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church, her childhood church. She is survived by one daughter, Betty Jean Tschiffely and her husband Wilson of Portsmouth, VA. A funeral service will be held 11:00 AM Saturday at Mt. Zion Baptist Church with the Rev. Cecil Robinson and Rev. Stan Willet officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Pallbearers will be, Charles Hensley, Scott Gasperson, Arthur Hunnicutt, Don Gasperson, Steve Helms and Coy Mahaffey. The family will receive friends from 9:30 – 11:00 AM prior to the service at the church. The family would like to thank the hospice doctors, nurses and volunteers for their kindness and care during her battle with cancer. Memorials may be made to Mountain Area Hospice, P.O. Box 25338 Asheville, NC 28813. Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian on Long Shoals Road is in charge of arrangements.

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  1. Our Prayers and thoughts are with the family in this time of grief. Just know that Lois is in heaven where there is no pain and suffering. Our hearts go out to you Jean, we know there are no words that can ease the pain you feel right now, but if we can help in any way please let us know.

    Love Randy & Cathy

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  2. I worked with Ms. Evans at TDP electronics for a short time. I remember how sweet and kind she was to me. I have never forgot her. I am so sorry for your loss. She was a special lady to lots of people.

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  3. I worked with Lois at TDP Electronic and have never worked with a kinder person. She was such a joy to work with and always made you smile. May the Lord be with your family at this time. YOur family will be in my prayers.

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