Patricia Quinn Presley

patricia presley

June 25, 1942 ~ May 7, 2023

Born in: Dallas, NC
Resided in: Asheville, NC

Patricia Quinn Presley, 80, of Asheville, passed away at her residence on Sunday, May 7, 2023.

A native of Dallas, NC, she was a daughter of the late Earl Quinn and Willie Ruth Hovis Quinn. She was also preceded in death by her husband, James Richard Presley, Jr. and two sisters, Deborah Harris and Millicent Rundgren.

She was a graduate of Dallas High School and worked as both an interior designer and in retail sales at Sears and JC Penney. She was a member of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church.

Patricia is survived by two sons, Tony Quinn (Beth) and Mike Naylor (Sherri); one brother, Bill Quinn (Sylvia); three grandchildren, Rachel Quinn, Adam Naylor and Sam Naylor, as well as several nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family.

A Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 PM on Thursday, May 11 in the Chapel of the Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery in Black Mountain.

Memorial donations may be made in her name to either the American Heart Association ( or to St. Mark’s Lutheran Church (10 N. Liberty Street, Asheville, NC 28801).

Groce Funeral Home’s Lake Julian team is assisting the family.


Funeral Service: May 11, 2023 2:00 pm

Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery Chapel
962 Old US Hwy 70
Black Mountain, NC 28711

(919) 664-1195

Funeral Home Assisting The Family:

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


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  1. Pat trained me when I started working at JC Penney. She was the utmost professional and I enjoyed working with her. I’m so sorry for your loss.

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