Age: 91 Address: Stream Road, the Newdale Community Date of Death: Saturday, February 23, 2013 Arrangements: Webb Funeral Home
Details: Cora Lee Huskins of Stream Road, the Newdale Community died peacefully surrounded by her family at Brian Center Health and Rehab in Spruce on Saturday, February 23rd after a period of declining health.
Born on July 6, 1921 in Mitchell County, she was the daughter of the late William H. and Martha Woody Huskins. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers; Jim, Avery, Rom, and Ray Huskins and her sisters; Inez Wilson, Tina Konopnicki, Margie Howell, Helen Hicks, Catherine Robinson, and Willa Ann Wyatt.
She was a loving sister and aunt who delighted in the time she was able to spend with her family. Even though she didn’t have children of her own, she played an important role in the lives of her many nieces and nephews. She will be deeply missed by all who knew her.
After attending Warren Wilson College, Cora Lee was employed by Robbins and Ellen Knitting Mills and Hampshire Hosiery as secretary and office manager. She was selected as Mitchell County Secretary of the Year in 1993. A year later, she retired after fifty-one years of dedicated service.
Cora Lee Huskins is survived by her sisters; Nell McMahan of Burnsville and Georgia Self of Spruce Pine; several nieces and nephews.
The funeral services for Cora Lee Huskins will be conducted on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 2:00 pm in the Chapel of Webb Funeral Home with the Rev. Billy Mitchell officiating. Interment will follow in the Will Young Cemetery. The family will receive friends Tuesday afternoon from 12:30 pm until 2:00 pm in the funeral home chapel.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial donations be made to: Yancey County Meals on Wheels or Gideons International
Words of comfort may be e-mailed by going to our website; www.webbfh.com., selecting Mrs. Huskins name and then clicking on her name and then signing her guestbook. Webb Funeral Home in Spruce Pine, NC is assisting the Huskins family.