HILDA WEST CARSON
BARNARDSVILLE – Hilda West Carson, age 93, of 608 Dillingham Road, died Monday, May 22, 2017.
Hilda was born in Haywood County on June 27, 1923, to the late Walter W. and Mary M. West. She was a Buncombe County resident for over 70 years. Also preceding her in death were her husband, Taylor “June” Carson; son, Jimmy Carson and brother, James West. Hilda was a member of Dillingham Presbyterian Church where she sang in the choir till declining health kept her from attending. Hilda was active in the Big Ivy Community Club for 30 years and was Buncombe County Woman of the Year in 1997.
Survivors include daughter, Gail Saye and husband, Ernie of Barnardsville; sister, Eloise Greenwood of Asheville; grandsons Jim Saye of Barnardsville and Stuart Saye of Weaverville.
Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 24, 2017 in the Chapel of West Funeral Home, with Rev. Joseph Willis officiating. Burial will be in West Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. prior to the funeral service at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Barnardsville Fire Department, PO Box 126, Barnardsville, NC 28709.
For those who desire, condolences may be offered to the family under Mrs. Carson’s obituary at www.WestFamilyFuneralServices.com.
West Memorial Park
Wednesday May 24th, 2017
40 Roberts Street
Weaverville, NC 28787
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Gail, Ernie and Family-- So sorry to hear of your loss.
I have so many fond memories of Hilda, June and your family in our community. She will be missed.
My thoughts and prayers are with each of you.
Submitted by Theresa Dillingham on May 25 2017 08:07:57 PM
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Donna and Weldon Huntsinger lit a candle on May 24 2017 07:02:33 PM
Gail and Family,
I am so sorry for your loss. It is a blessing to know she is in a better place and at peace with the Lord. May he give you peace and comfort during this time and in the days ahead
Submitted by Gaylen Allen on May 24 2017 11:52:10 AM
My Deepest Sympathy to each of you on the loss of your dear Mother, Grandmother and sister. I never saw Hilda that she wasn't smiling and she was such a genuine lady. I know your sweet memories will bring you comfort in later days.
I'm praying for strength to carry you through the next few days.
With love, Judy
Submitted by Judy Carson Pate on May 24 2017 11:28:05 AM
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Judy Carson Pate lit a candle on May 24 2017 11:19:30 AM
Gail, Ernie, Jim and Stuart,
Oh, how I loved my Aunt Hilda! She was such a precious lady. Always a smile on her face and love in her heart for everyone. She will always be remembered. We are praying for each of you during this difficult time. All of our love and prayers, Keith, Cyndi, Justin, Dylan and Hayli
Submitted by Cyndi Kiser on May 24 2017 09:23:52 AM
Dear Aunt Hilda-you will be missed so very much. Your sweet, gentle way. And your kind, thoughtful way you lived and loved. Gail and Ernie, you are in our hearts and prayers everyday. All our love.
Submitted by Cindy and John Hendley on May 24 2017 06:56:15 AM
Gail, Ernie and family,
We were so sorry to hear about your Mom's passing. May God keep you in His loving arms and give you comfort and strength as you go through this difficult time. Just know you'll be in our thoughts and prayers. We'll always remember her happy smile!
Carlie and Coleen Crawford
Submitted by Coleen Crawford on May 23 2017 08:47:11 PM
Great friend and neighbor, sorry about Hilda, thinking of you all. Tim Sheila Jarvis
Submitted by Sheila Tim Jarvis on May 23 2017 08:23:00 PM
Gail, Ernie, Jim, & Stuart, Please accept our sympathy & prayers for the loss of your sweet mother & grandmother. Hilda has always been a fixture in our Church & Community. She will be missed. Kim and Danny Ray
Submitted by Kim and Danny Ray on May 23 2017 04:31:38 PM
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