Alyssa Anne Yelton Henson

Age: 24
Address: Look Homeward Drive
Date of Death: Thursday, March 20, 2014
Arrangements: Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home

Details: Alyssa Anne Yelton Henson, 24, of Look Homeward Drive, passed away Thursday, March 20, 2014.
     A native of Yancey County, she was a daughter of William and Marilyn Yelton of Burnsville.  She was a 2007 graduate of Mountain Heritage High School, where she was a cheerleader and played softball.  Alyssa loved sports and being with her friends.
     She had attended Mayland Community College.  She had been employed at Brookside and Mountain Manor, where she enjoyed giving care to the residents.
     Alyssa resided in Maryland with her husband while he was on active duty with the Marines before returning to Burnsville in 2011.
     Surviving, in addition to her parents, are her husband:  Will Henson; a daughter:  Kamilyn Henson of the home; 2 brothers:  Jason Yelton of Utah and Ryan Yelton of Burnsville; maternal grandfather:  Ronald Gross of Florida; and, aunts and uncles:  Billy Gross, Mary Fido, Nancy Carollo, Kim Kolacz and Alecia Powers of California and Allen and Paula Yelton of Spruce Pine.
     Funeral services will be held at 3:30 PM Tuesday in Bethel Missionary Baptist Church of which she was a member.  Rev. Darrin Waldroup will officiate.  Burial will be in the Mt. Zion Church Cemetery.
     The family will receive friends from 2 until 3:30 PM Tuesday prior to the service at the church.
     Memorials may be made to Bethel Missionary Baptist Church to assist the family.
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