Norma Metcalf

Obituary of Norma Dockery Metcalf

WEAVERVILLE – Norma Dockery Metcalf, age 87, of Weaverville, passed away at the Brian Center on Sunday, September 12, 2021.


Mrs. Metcalf was born in Buncombe County to the late Cyrus Dockery and Lillie Swann Dockery.  Norma was a joyful lady who enjoyed quilting, canning, playing piano, tending her flowers, and gardening. She was a lifelong member of the Weaverville Presbyterian Church.  She was very devoted to her church and church family.  We will remember her kind heart, funny jokes, and good cooking.


In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Larry Metcalf; siblings, Raymond, Russell, J.C., and Romulus Dockery, and Dorothy Kinsland.  She is survived by several nieces and nephews, and great-nieces and nephews.


Her funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, September 19, 2021, at First Presbyterian Church Weaverville.  Reverend Skip Gillikin will officiate. A private family burial will follow.


The family would like to say a special thank you to the Brian Center, A New Hope Homecare and special care givers, Sharon Blanken, Loretta Grooms, and Lisa Bartlett for all the wonderful care they gave to Norma.


Memorial contributions may be made to First Presbyterian Church Weaverville, PO Box 247, Weaverville, NC 28787 or The Brian Center, 78 Weaver Blvd., Weaverville, NC 28787.


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Funeral Service

2:00 pm
Sunday, September 19, 2021
First Presbyterian Church of Weaverville
30 Alabama Avenue
Weaverville, North Carolina, United States