Estelle Lorene Cuthbertson

Age: 67
Address: Crossnore
Date of Death: Tuesday, August 12th, 2014 
Arrangements: Yancey Funeral Service

Estelle Lorene Cuthbertson, age 67, of Crossnore, died on Tuesday, August 12th, 2014 at Charles A. Cannon Memorial Hospital.  A native of Avery County, she was a daughter of the late Claude and Edna Trice Cuthbertson.  She was also preceded in death by a brother, Claude Cuthbertson.  Estelle was Valedictorian of her graduating class when receiving her Family Nurse Practitioners License.  She was the 2nd person in the state to receive this license and served many communities thoughout Western North Carolina. She was a member First Baptist Crossnore and a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution. 
        Surviving is her brother, Steve Cuthbertson and wife, Kim, of Crossnore; sister, Sarah Davis and husband, Jim, of Sylva; sister-in-law, Alecia Cuthbertson; nieces: Rhiannon Cutherbertson and Gracie Cuthbertson; nephews: James Davis, Patrick Cuthbertson and Zack Shell.
        Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, August 14th in Windy Ridge Cemetery.  Rev. Brent Price will officiate. 
Memorial donations may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of the Blue Ridge, 236 Hospital Drive, Spruce Pine, NC 28777.   To send online condolences please visit our website at

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