August 19, 1939 ~ February 22, 2022

Born in: Henderson County, NC
Resided in: Henderson County, NC

Maurice “Mouse” Leland Calton, 82, of Fletcher, passed away at his residence on Tuesday, Feb 22, 2022.

A native of Henderson County, he was a son of the late Robert Raymond and Sue Dotson Calton. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Shirley Wilkie Calton.

Maurice was a member of Oakley Freewill Baptist Church.

He is survived by his daughter, Annie Clayton; son, Shannon Calton (and his wife Carrie); brother, Larry Calton; grandchildren, Sydney, Bryce, Shawn and Makayla; good friend, Marilyn Wells and several nieces and nephews.

A Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, March 5 in the Chapel of Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian in Arden and his family will greet friends at the funeral home for one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow at Hoopers Creek Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial donations be made to Oakley Freewill Baptist Church, P.O. BOX 5694, Asheville NC 28813.

Services

Funeral Service: March 5, 2022 2:00 pm

Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian
72 Long Shoals Road
Arden, NC 28704

(828)687-3530
http://www.grocefuneralhome.com

Room: Chapel

Visitation: March 5, 2022 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian
72 Long Shoals Road
Arden, NC 28704

(828)687-3530
http://www.grocefuneralhome.com

Room: Chapel

Burial:

Hoopers Creek Cemetery
Hoopers Creek Church Road
Fletcher, NC

828-687-3530

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  1. Shannon. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. We will never forget his gardening and having such good green beans.

    Love to all

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