Doris Young Gudger, 84, of 3 Laurel Place, Asheville, died on Friday, August 8, 2008, at her residence.
An Asheville native, Mrs. Gudger was a daughter of the late Samuel R. Young, Sr., and Argie Blanton Young. She was also preceded in death by her husband, James M. Gudger, who died in 1987.
Mrs. Gudger worked for many years in the family business, Young's Produce Co.
Mrs. Gudger is survived by her two daughters, Sandra Gudger, of Asheville, and Dianne Gudger, of Brevard; brother, Samuel R. Young, Jr., and wife Margaret, of Asheville; and nieces and nephews, Catherine, Sam, III, Martha, and Eddie.
Her family appreciates the loving care provided by Judy Lail, Relda Capps, Sandra Smith, Trudy Cottone, and Marianne Deaton.
A funeral service for Mrs. Gudger will be 2:00 p.m. Monday at the Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery Chapel. Interment will follow in the Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery.
Her family will receive friends at Groce Funeral Home on Patton Ave. from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. Sunday.
Flowers are appreciated, or memorials may be made to the Mimi Paige Foundation, 1420 North Fork Rd., Black Mountain, NC 28711, or to Buncombe Co. Medical Society, Project Access, 304 Summit St., Asheville, NC 28803.