July 28, 1911 ~ October 4, 2010
Born in: Yancey Co.,
Resided in: Asheville, NC
STELLA PETERSON LOVE ASHEVILLE – Stella Peterson Love, 99, of Governors View Road, Asheville passed away Monday, October 4, 2010 at her residence. A native of Yancey Co., the Mine Fork Community, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Florence Macourry Peterson. She is also preceded in death by her husband, Paul Love. Surviving are two daughters, Gail L. Jones and her husband Don and Merle Florence Love of Asheville; three grandchildren, Jill Love, Elizabeth Gail Sheridan and Paul Wayne Forrester; three great-grandchildren, Camille Sagonias, Colleen and Bridget Sheridan and sons-in-law Nicholas Sagonias and Dan Sheridan. Mrs. Love was the oldest living charter member of Beverly Hills Baptist Church. A graveside service will be held 2:00 p.m. Friday, October 8, 2010 at Skyview Memorial Park with Reverend William A. Snyder officiating. The family invites friends to the home of Merle Love, 198 Governors View Road following the service for a celebration of life gathering. The family will receive friends two hours prior to the graveside service at the funeral home. Flowers are appreciated or memorials may be made to John F. Keever Hospice Solace Center, PO Box 25338, Asheville, NC 28813. Groce Funeral Home East Asheville on Tunnel Road is assisting with arrangements.