October 25, 1919 ~ June 6, 2011

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

Lucy Retta Buchanan Frisbee, 91, of Asheville, died Monday, June 6, 2011, at the John F. Keever Solace Center. A native of Mitchell County, she was a daughter of the late Arvel and Annie Buchanan. She was also preceded in death by her husband, James J.D. Frisbee, and by three brothers and two sisters. She is survived by sons Eddie D. Frisbee and James Frisbee, both of Asheville; granddaughters Denise Austin and husband Darin and Deanna Fox and husband Tom; and by great-grandchildren Tyler Austin, Samuel Fox, and James Fox. A graveside service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, June 10, 2011, at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The Rev. Allen Rash will officiate. Her family will receive friends from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at Groce Funeral Home on Patton Avenue. The family would like to acknowledge the staff of StoneCreek Rehab Healthcare for their care of Mrs. Frisbee.

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  1. Jim and Eddie, I was so sad to read of Lucy’s passing. I have great memories of your Mom and Dad as we were growing up. What wonderful times we had. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.

  2. Hi Darin and Denise and family,
    Just to tell you I am so very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you..May our God of mercy pour out His love on you..In His holy name, your forever friend, Pat
    Psalm 46:10
    Be still and know that He is God

  3. Dear Jim & Ed,
    Mrs. Lucy was like my second mother. I will always treasure her. I loved her so much. She always made the best bannana sandwiches in the world! She will be greatly missed.
    Lila Redmon

  4. Visits to Lucy and Doug’s house in the summer months is a part of my early years that I will never want to forget Eating Lucys cooking, of her home grown vegetables, is only one of my enjoyable memories of those visits.


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