Mavis Anne McDevitt

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Mavis Anne King McDevitt, 65, of Asheville, died Monday, April 14, 2014, at Emerald Ridge Health Care. A native of Buncombe Co., she was a daughter of the late Melvin McKinnley King and Katherine Daves King. Mrs. McDevitt is survived by her daughters, Sherry Bradburn (Shane), and Charlene Ball (Leonard); grandchildren Casey Ball and Corey Ball; sister Kay McMahan; and brother Mike King. Funeral serviced will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday in the Patton Ave. chapel of Groce Funeral Home, with Pastor Mike Woodard officiating. Interment will follow at South Turkey Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. Her family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. The family wishes to express special thanks to the staff of Emerald Ridge.

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  1. We are very sorry for your loss. We send our prayers and support. May God be with each of you in this time of need.

  2. Heaven has gained a new choir member. She was always singing;right to the end. I loved this woman and will miss her dearly.She is free from her pain now with a new body. May God bless and comfort the Family. She touched many lives;even during her time of disability. Our loss; Heaven’s gain!

  3. Sherry We so for your loss she was a sweet lady We enjoyed time we got to spend with she is a angel in heaven watching over you and trumpet we love you if need anything just let us know

  4. Heaven gained another angel. Sherry & Charlene I know you both will miss her but shes not hurting anymore, shes definitely singing with the angels. Alot of wonderful memories with this sweet lady. Prayers for you.

  5. Sherry and Charlene, I was sorry to hear that Mavis has passed. She was a joy to know. She shared her singing with those around her. It has been close to 2 years since Mother died; doesn’t seem that long and the times we were with her at Emerald Ridge, we always enjoyed talking to your Mother. The years may pass but the friendships that we made a long the way is lasting. I’m sure that Mavis is still singing and my Mother is right there with her. May God comfort each of you during this difficult time.
    Phil and Joyce Dover Evans

  6. Sherry,
    I am so sorry for your loss. Our mothers are now in heaven singing together. We both have a special bond now for life. You are so special to me and your mother was to. I love you!! Lori

  7. Sherry, We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you in spirit. You have been the most devoted and loving daughter to Mavis. You are a very special person to all of us. We love you Sherry.
    Jenny Caldwell

  8. Dear Sherry,I’m thinking about you today,and praying that you all receive the lord’s peace!You are a very special lady!

  9. Mavis’ smile, singing, and sunny personality will be greatly missed. She always had a kind word and a bit of humor. With sympathy for your loss.

  10. Dear Family, We have many memories of Mavis. I went to Erwin with her and in later years, we would gather at Ronnie and Barbara Franklin’s house where George and Ronnie and others would pick and grin for hours. We went with the choir at Elk Mountain several times to Emerald Ridge to sing on Sunday afternoon. We are so sorry for your loss and didn’t know about it until today. I guess I didn’t recognize the last name. To me, she has always been Mavis King. Our love, prayers and thoughts are with you at this most difficult time.

  11. Thoughts and prayers go out to the family during this difficult time. Please find comfort from the promises found in God’s Word the Bible.
    John 5:28,29

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