Rosalie Wherry Huff

rosalie huff
Rosalie Wherry Huff, 91, of 13 Sand Pebble Court, Fletcher, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, April 4, 2009, at Beyston Health and Rehabilitation Center. Mrs. Huff was born in Mecklenburg Co., and had lived in Buncombe County for most of her life. She was a daughter of the late Robert Lindsey Wherry and Mary Garrison Wherry Craig and was married to the late Harland A. Huff. She was also preceded in death by two infant brothers and one sister, Mary Virginia Wherry Coward. Mrs. Huff retired at the age of 80 from Connie Fashions. She was a charter member of Temple Baptist Church, Asheville, where she taught Sunday school and served as church clerk for 40 years. She will be remembered as a faithful prayer warrior. She is survived by one daughter, Betty J. Huff of Fletcher; three sons, Richard B. Huff (Sue) of Fletcher, and Paul L. Huff (Kay) and Walter A. Huff (Jann) of Asheville; eight grandchildren, fourteen great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren, and one niece, Judy Fornwalt of Aurora, CO. The funeral will be 11:00 am Monday at Temple Baptist Church with the Revs. Randy Bray, Don Austin and Keith Thielke officiating. Interment will be at Green Hills Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 10:00 to 11:00 am Monday prior to the service at the church. Memorials may be made to Temple Baptist Church, 985½ Patton Avenue, Asheville, NC 28806, or Four Seasons Hospice and Palliative Care, 571 South Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Beystone Health Care and to Four Seasons Hospice.

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  1. Sorry to hear of Rosalie’s passing,,My Mom sure thought alot of her,,,they worked together at Connie’s.Me and mom also visited at her home,,she was a sweet lady,,bet her and my Mom are catching up on the good times as we speak…cherish her memories they are forever………

  2. I was sorry to read of Mrs. Huff’s passing. I was born and grew up at Temple Baptist Church. From what I remember she was a very sweet lady and loved the Lord. I am the youngest daughter of Bill and Barbara Kemp. Your family will be in my thoughts and prayers. God bless.

  3. Walter and Jan, Sorry to hear aboiut your great loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you both. May God bring you comfort and love.

  4. Paul sorry to here about your mom i am sure she was a great lady my thoughts and prayers are with you Don Ramsey

  5. Mrs.Huff will always be remembered as a great prayer warrior. She knew how to reach our Heavenly Father and did so many times on our behalf. She prayed for our children even before they were born. She also prayed for both of us. Her faithfulness to God, in service and in prayer, has left all of us something to aspire to. We are praying for the entire family. Please remember how much Mrs. Huff was loved, admired and respected by all who had the pleasure to know her. She will be and has already been missed!I know that she is one happy and rejoicing lady right now! I can just imagine the smile on her face! What a better world this would be if we all prayed and lived like Mrs. Rosalie Huff! May God bless and comfort you all.

    Love in Christ,
    Charles,Donna,Austin and Savannah Maynor

  6. Im going to miss you so much Granny. I’ll always remember Christmas at your house. I love you so much and I will see you when I get to Heaven. xoxo

  7. I am sorry to learn of your Mom’s passing. I have always felt that she was a special lady as to have raised three wondeful sons that I have had the pleasure of working with over the years. The roll model that you have lead over the years is an honor to your Mother and I know she has truly been a blessed lady to have her son’s lead the life they have to show how well they were raised and what having a Christian Mother makes a difference in life. My thoughts and prayers are with all the family at this time.
    Sharon Wallen
    Co-worker USPS

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