Willa Mae Arrowood

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Willa Mae Arrowood, 89, of Asheville, went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, May 16, 2017. A native of Buncombe Co., she was a daughter of the late Herbert and Lois Robinson Green. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Edward Arrowood, sisters Marie Arrowood and Evelyn Lance, and brother Harold Greene. Mrs. Arrowood retired from Square D, and attended Trinity Baptist Church of Asheville. Surviving are her daughters, Raynae Jones (Hayes) and Barbara Shuffler; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; four great-great grandchildren; sister Vivian Swann; and brothers Hershel and Paul Greene. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday at Pisgah View Memorial Park, with the Rev. Donnie Walker officiating. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Thursday at Groce Funeral Home, Patton Ave.

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  1. I have many great memories at Nannies house. She always welcomed me and any of Amies friends with a warm smile and a great big plate of food. Nannie was a wonderful lady and will be missed. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Lots of hugs and love and prayers.

  2. Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Barbara and your family as we hear of your Mother’s passing. May God give you Peace and Comfort as he welcomes Home a Good and Faithful Servant.

  3. What precious memories I have of Nanny, Heaven just got sweeter Till we meet again here, there or in the air , see you then sweet friend

  4. Barbara, I am so sorry about your mother’s passing. I am praying for you and your family. I pray that God will put his loving arms around you, and bless you as you adjust to this loss.

  5. Arrowood Family; I am very sorry to learn of your Mother and Grandmother’s Passing. I have meet her but did not know her resl well. But I worked with Edd from 1956 until 1985. Please accept our sincere condolences.
    Harley and Judy

  6. So sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers. May God hold you in the palm of His hand and give you comfort, peace and strength.

  7. Remembering Willa Mae from our years working at Square D. She was a very nice, pleasant lady who will be missed by all who knew her. My condolences to the family.

  8. Pat and I were very sorry to hear of your sweet Mother’s passing. We always enjoyed stopping and chatting with her on our walks. May she rest in peace.

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