Sheila Kuykendall

sheila kuykendall
Sheila Yvonne Kuykendall, 48, of Bear Creek Rd., Leicester, died on Thursday, December 23, 2010, at Memorial Campus, Mission Hospitals. A native of Buncombe Co., she was a daughter of the late Harold Rhodarmer. Mrs. Kuykendall had worked as a waitress for 15 years at Poseidon Restaurant. She was a former employee with Mission Hospitals, and had been a member of the National Nurses Assistant Association. She was also a member of Zion Hill Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband, Tim Kuykendall; sons, Charles Ballard and wife Elizabeth, of Asheville, and Lindsey Ballard and wife Ali, of Swannanoa; sister, Michelle Miles and husband Bobby, of York, SC; nephew, Cody, and niece, Autumn, her special aunts and uncles, and her puppies, Rose and others. A funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday at Zion Hill Baptist Church with the Rev. Richard Baird officiating. Interment will follow at Green Hills Cemetery. Her family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service at the church.

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  1. Tim, Charlie & Lindsey,

    I am so sorry for the loss of Shelia! I am praying for you all and am heartbroken over her passing. I really loved her always happy personality, joy for life, and caring nature. I will always remember how much she cared and was concerned about Anna Kate. If there is anything at all that I can do for any of you please let me know. I would love to do anything I can to help you and honor Shelia. May God hold you tightly against his chest in his loving hands.

  2. Sheila, you be greatly missed and never forgotten. You were such a special person and strong women. I was blessed to know you. I pray for your family and all your friends, you will be missed by all who had the honor and privilege to know you. I love you.

  3. Sheila, God bless you girl. I thank the Lord that you were a part of my life and I will never ever forget you. I don’t think anybody who has known you could ever forget you. Thank you for all the wonderful memories, all good, full of laughter, memories that will last forever. Charlie and Lindsey, I know how hard it is loosing your mother, only time can ease the pain but know that you guys made her so proud and brought so much joy to her life. If there is anything I can do, please email me. All my love to you both…Angie

  4. My dear friend Sheila, How I remember some of the times we shared!! You were always a true friend. I know that you are a beautiful angel…you were always a beautiful person inside and out. I know you are having a beautiful honecoming in heaven…I will see you again one day my blessed friend.

    Your family are in my thoughts and prayers. God bless all of you/

  5. It was an honor to have Sheila as a part of our family. She always made family get-togethers and beach trips so much fun. She will be greatly missed. We love you!

  6. Hi Tim, Don,t know what to say at a time like this,but i’ll tell you this it was truly a shock for sharon and I,we will miss Shelia and all the good times we had, as well as memories now,I hope if theres any thing we can do,You, Charlie or Lindsey will let us know. We love you guys,and God bless all of you. Randy,Sharon

  7. tim and boys I am so very sorry for your loss she was my first baby and I having a hard time with not being there for her and you all all I can say is that she is in God’s hands now and she is breathing freely – please know that all of you did everything for her that you possible could none of you should have any regrets she told me more than once that she was so proud of all of you for how you took such good care of her. I love all of you and you certainly have my sympathy and prayers that God’s mercy and comfort will be with you during this time of loss.

  8. Tim and ‘the boys’…I am so so sorry for your loss. She was a beautiful, funny, smart hardworking woman full of life and spunk. I love her and will miss her greatly. If you need anything just let me know. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Love to you all.

  9. Charlie & Lindsey,
    We send our condolences and love to you both. You are in our prayers. I know she was very proud of you both!

  10. Tim, Judy and I are so sorry for your loss. You will be in our thoughts and prayers. If there is anything we can do please let us know.

  11. Dear Tim,
    I am so sorry to hear about Shelia. Bless her heart, she put up a couragious battle. I still laugh remembering her stories about ‘Herbie’ and ‘Pacman’, and they were true! My prayer is that God will wrap his arms around you and comfort you during your time of grief and healing. Take care.
    Martha and Gary Maney

  12. Sheila always had the best personality and I enjoyed getting to know her at Zion Hill. She loved her family and always had the prettiest smile for everyone. She was a great waitress and friend. This world needs more Sheilas. To the family–you will be in my thoughts and prayers. I hope her boys will always show the love and friendliness she instilled in them for others. She loved you dearly. Now she can rest in peace, free from all pain. She will be missed but we will meet again.

  13. Charlie & Lindsey: While working for your Grandpa and your Dad, I became very fond of you two. My heart goes out to both of you. I know how difficult it is to lose a parent and the days are difficult now, but they will get easier with time. May God bless you both with peace and rest. Take care of each other always.

    Norma, Mark, and JT York

  14. Tim,Charlie and Lindsey,I am so sorry for your loss. I went to Church with Shelia at Zion Hill for many many years we played softball together for along time. She was a wonderful person. Always smiling. She will be missed. She is in a better place now the Lord is welcoming her with open arms. May the Lord help you thru the days ahead. God Bless you and your family.

  15. Tim and family I am so sorry for your loss. Sheila was a great friend and now she will be a great angel watching over all of you. Tim and family will be in my thoughts and prayers…

    Paula Roberts

  16. Dear Tim and Family,

    I am so sorry about the passing of Shelia. She was such a sweet girl inside and out. I pray God will give you peace and comfort during this time of grieving. God’s grace is sufficient! To the boys…its hard losing a parent and it never gets better but it does get easier with time. I pray God wraps his loving arms around your whole family. We wil have you in our thoughts and prayers.

    In HIS Grip,
    Steve and Marisa Oxner

  17. Tim,Charlie & Lindsey –
    My thoughts and prayers are with you in this great time of sorrow. Shiela was a caring and fun loving person and loved you boys with everything she had from the time you were born to now and beyond. She will always be looking after the two of you and Tim to make sure everything is okay. Just remember she will always be with you and she will let you know she is there when you least expect it. Be comforted that she is walking without oxygen,breathing great and no pain. Blessings to all of you.

  18. Tim & Boys,

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you. We loved Sheila more then you can know. Sheila was always there for us through her sickness and all. Hope she enjoys her reunion with the family. It’s wonderful to know that she is out of pain. She will be missed.

  19. Charlie,
    I’m so deeply sorry to see that your mom has passed, I know that you loved her with your whole heart, and she loved you that much, if not more. You were her angel on earth, now she will be your guardian angel up in Heaven. Think of her daily & talk to her often. She will be listening & always be there for you!!

    With All My Sympathy,

    Ingles #2

  20. I am deeply sorry to hear of Shelia’s passing. My thoughts and prayers go out to the family. My it be a comfort to you all to know that she is no longer suffering and is and much better place; in Heaven with our Lord. I had not seen Shelia in many years but remember her fondly. She used to keep me when I was a baby. Again, my thoughts and prayers are with her family.

  21. My thoughts and prayers go out to the family in this dificult time. I have known Shelia for a very long time and thought alot of her. I had not seen her for sometime but she held a special place in my heart. The Rhodomer Family is very special to me. I will be praying for everyone.

  22. I am so sorry for your loss. I worked with Sheila for many years, she was always a great friend and always there for anyone who needed her. She will be missed.

  23. Michele and family, I just learned of Shelia’s death today. My sympathy goes out to the family. She will be deeply missed.
    Gary, Gayna, Kindall and Katelyn Edmonds

  24. Michele and family, I just learned of Shelia’s death today. My sympathy goes out to the family. She will be deeply missed.
    Gary, Gayna, Kindall and Katelyn Edmonds

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