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Kathy Sue Edmonds

d. April 20, 2019

CANDLER – Kathy Sue Edmonds, age 48, of Candler, died Saturday, April 20, 2019.

Kathy was born April 9, 1971 in Buncombe County, where she lived all of her life. She was a member of Snow Hill UMC where she was the Assistant Director of Snow Hill Child Enrichment Center.  Kathy was a passionate Christian, whose faith was larger than life. She loved her Lord and was the rock of her family.   Preceding her in death are her father, Troy Edmonds and a brother, J.C. “Red” Edmonds.

Surviving are her mother, Dorothy Buckner and step-father, Raymond Buckner; sons, Chris Edmonds and wife Kayla, and Dale Singleton; siblings, Rachel Trull and husband John, Andy Bailey and wife Sherry, Buford Hensley and wife Deborah, Bonnie Metcalf and husband Steve, Nancy Brank, Kay Taylor, Suzy Crews, and Nellie Arrowood; granddaughters, Hannah, Hailey and Heather; step-siblings, Clifford Buckner and wife, Deana, and Monica Olnhausen and husband Rick; niece, Amber Graham; nephew Xayden Bailey; aunt, Jewel Bailey; great-nephews, Lawson and  Braddock Ford; and several additional nieces and nephews.

Her funeral service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, April 25, 2019 in the Chapel of West Funeral Home, 17 Merrimon Ave., Weaverville. Reverend Diana Johnston and Reverend Donald Burchette will officiate.

The family will receive friends 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at the funeral home.

For those who desire, condolences may be offered to the family under Mrs. Edmonds’ obituary at

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Thursday, April 25, 2019

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Chapel of West Funeral Home

17 Merrimon Ave, Weaverville, NC 28787

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