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Avery County Obituaries – Compiled June 13, 2013

Avery County Obituaries – Compiled June 13, 2013

Priscilla Brewer Waycaster, D. June 7, 2013

Priscilla Brewer Waycaster, 67, of Newland, NC passed away, Friday, June 7, 2013 at her residence, surrounded by her loving family.

She was born in Aflax, KY. on June 27, 1945, a daughter of the late Kenneth Brewer and Etta Moody Brewer.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Richard Brewer, Robert Ray Brewer, Edward Brewer and the Rev. Jimmy Brewer and a sister, Juanita Cuthbertson.

Mrs. Waycaster was a loving and devoted wife and grandmother. Priscilla was a graduate of Appalachian State University and was a Teacher with Avery County Schools for 36 years. She was an active member of Calvary Baptist Church in Montezuma, where she served as Treasurer.

Priscilla is survived by her loving husband of 48 years Paul Waycaster of the home, 3 Sons – Paul Raymond Waycaster of North Wilkesboro, NC, Clay (Missy) Waycaster of Newland, NC, Travis (Beth) Waycaster of Newland, NC; 3 Grandsons – J. C. Waycaster, Trey Waycaster, Ethan Johnson; Granddaughter – Jessica Waycaster; Sister – Barbara Styles of Newland, NC; 2 Brothers – Kenneth (Dorothy) Brewer of Heaton, NC, Roy (Brenda) Brewer of Newland, NC; and several nieces and nephews.

The family would like to express a special thank you to the Staff of Medi Home Hospice and the Staff of the Seby Jones Cancer Center for all the love and care shown to Priscilla during her illness.

The family will gather with freinds on Monday, June 10, 2013 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. A service to Celebrate the Life of Priscilla Brewer Waycaster will be held on Tuesday, June 11, 2013 in the Grandfather Chapel of Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home at 2:00 p.m. with the Rev. Dennis Aldridge officiating. Music will be under the direction of the Calvary Baptist Church Choir.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Medi Home Hospice, PO Box 1357 Newland, NC 28657.

Wanda J. Rice, D. June 4, 2013

Wanda RiceWanda Justice Rice, age 62, of Newland passed away on June 4, 2013 at Watauga Medical Center in Boone.

She was born December 9, 1950 in Goldsboro, NC a daughter of the late Norwood Justice and Rachel Coats Lee.

A wonderful woman who loved her family, Wanda has left to cherish her memory her: daughters, Donna Salts of Jonesborough, TN, Marilyn Lane of Newland; stepchildren, Johnny Lane of Newland, Rebecca Lane of Washington State; sister, Brenda Justice of Newland; grandson, Jaden Burleson.

Funeral services for Wanda Justice Rice will be conducted on Friday, June 7, 2013 at 7:00 pm at the Grandfather Chapel with Rev. Kyle Kitchin officiating. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the services.

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Listings of Funeral Homes in Avery County:

Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home in Newland
296 Ash Street
P.O. Box 215
Newland, NC 28657