March 23, 1962 ~ March 23, 2022

Born in: Buncombe Co., NC
Resided in: Candler, NC

Teresa Marlene Nicholson passed away on her 60th birthday, March 23, 2022 from heart failure due to her long battle with COPD.

Teresa lived her life with no filters. Whatever came into her mind came out of her mouth. You always knew exactly where you stood with her.

Teresa is now with her mother, Carolyn Monteith and her father, Robert Nicholson in heaven.

Teresa leaves behind her partner in life of almost 21 years, Tammy Seay and their beloved dog, Shadow. She also leaves behind her two children, Jonathan Nicholson (Sherry) and Howard Burrell (Jessica); dad, Johnny Monteith; two sisters, Cindy Limeberry and Sabrina Gunter (Dennis); three grandchildren, Cameron, Madison and Skylar; step daughter, Ashley; nephews Josh Limeberry, Zeb Gunter and Joshua Highhouse; special aunt, Faye Hipps (Curtis); and countless other aunts, uncles, cousins, family and friends.

Teresa will be honored at Groce Funeral Home on Saturday, April 2, 2022, at 4:00 p.m.


Celebration of Life: April 2, 2022 4:00 pm

Groce Funeral Home - Patton Ave.
1401 Patton Ave.
Asheville, NC 28806


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  1. Tammy, I am so sorry for your loss. The grieving is almost intolerable at times. Please know I am thinking about you and sending prayers to help you through.
    Theresa Dillingham

  2. Sending Love, prayers, hugs, and light to all of the family. Cindy and Sabrina- big hugs to you ladies.
    Love, Trish (JJ) & Mark Tarte

  3. Johnny, Sabrina, Dennis and family ~ my heartfelt thoughts, prayers and deepest sympathy in the passing of your loved one.

  4. My thoughts and prayers are with the family. I am so sorry for your loos. One of the sweetest lady’s I have ever worked with. You will be missed.

  5. Teresa I will miss u and think of u fondly you were a sweet no nonsense kinda grl dedicated to your family n friends and I was lucky to beable to call u my friend fly free lady luv u always .Mudd

  6. Tammy, My sincerest condolences for you at this time. You have my deepest sympathy and support. Wishing you peace, comfort, courage, and lots of love at this time of sorrow. My heart goes out to you and your family during this difficult time. May Teresa Rest In Peace. Joann Vecchio

  7. Tammy, I remember that first New Years Eve when I met Teresa and you….I knew then that y’all were good people and great memories had just begun! I will always have fond memories of campfires and cookouts and the laughter. Teresa shot from the hip and that is a rare find, she was certainly one of a kind! Tammy my heart goes out to you and your family.

  8. Teresa, the few short years we were friends will always be in my heart… the times and the laughter we shared will always be remembered…you spoke what was on your heart and in your mind…you were my friend and I will never forget you…fly head my friend and rest easy knowing that you were loved and will be loved forever… to Tammy and to Teresa’s family, my thoughts and prayers are with you.

  9. She was always nice when she came through. She will be missed. Teresa I’m sorry for your loss if you need anything please.let me know.

    Donny and Ranee


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