November 24, 1931 ~ December 26, 2017
Born in: Buncombe Co., NC,
Resided in: Asheville, NC
Mary Ann Keenan Noblett, 86, of Asheville, died Monday, December 26, 2017. A native of Buncombe Co., she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Marjorie Jarrett Keenan. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Clayton Alden Noblett, and by her brother, Joseph David Keenan. Mrs. Noblett worked as a registered nurse at St. Joseph's Hospital and for Dr. Patrick L. Chipley in Enka for many years. She was a member of Bethesda United Methodist Church. Surviving are her son, Phillip Alden Noblett and daughter-in-law Peggy Noblett of Signal Mountain, TN; her grandchildren, Andrew and wife Emily (great-grandson Joel Henry), Amanda, and James and wife Leanne; and her nephews, Scott Keenan (Diane) of Richmond, VA, and Bruce Keenan (Becky) have been a great support to Mary Ann. The family wishes to express special thanks for the kind help of Kelsey with CarePartners, Mary Jane Jarrett and family, and Joe and Nancy Hyatt and family. Funeral services for Mrs. Noblett will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday at Groce Funeral Home on Tunnel Rd. Interment will follow at Bethesda United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service, starting at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Bethesda United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, 315 Old Haw Creek Rd., Asheville, NC 28805.