Age: 87 Address: Dula Road, Grassy Creek Community Date of Death: Monday, December 2, 2013 Arrangements: Webb Funeral Home
Details: Genevieve Washburn Turbyfill of Dula Road, Spruce Pine died Monday, December 2, 2013 at Park Ridge Hospital in Hendersonville, NC.
She was born on December 17, 1925 in Mitchell County to the late Daniel Hesby and Bessie Harrison Washburn. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Tarp Turbyfill who passed away in 1999. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Onan Washburn.
Genevieve was a member of the Grassy Creek Baptist Church and was retired from Henredon Furniture of Spruce Pine. She was a fantastic cook and loved gardening and canning.
Mrs. Genevieve Turbyfill leaves behind her sons; Kenneth Turbyfill and wife, Sandra of Asheville and Rev. David Turbyfill and wife, Joan of Danville, VA; her brother; James R. Washburn and wife, Lottie of Old Fort; her grandson; Dr. William Turbyfill of Rocky Mount, NC; her granddaughter; Kristen Edmondson and husband, Blake of Lynchburg, VA; special friend; Betty Broadway; several nieces and nephews. The family would like to extend special ‘Thanks’ to Betty Broadway for her special care of Genevieve.
The funeral service for Mrs. Genevieve Turbyfill will be conducted on Friday, December 6, 2013 at 1:30 pm at the Grassy Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Matt Mills officiating. Interment will follow in the Grassy Creek Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends Friday from 12:30 pm until 1:30 pm at the church.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the Grassy Creek Baptist Church Family Life Center, 793 Old NC 226, Spruce Pine, NC 28777.
Words of comfort may be e-mailed to the family by going to the website: www.webbfh.com. selecting Mrs. Turbyfill’s name and then you may sign her guestbook.
Webb Funeral Home in Spruce Pine, NC is assisting the Turbyfill family.