Juanita Pryor English, 95, of Bearwallow Mountain Road, Hendersonville, entered into her rest on Friday, March 13th, 2009.
She was born and raised in the Bearwallow Mountain community of Henderson County. Her parents were Guy V. Pryor and Ida Belle Freeman Pryor.
She was a member of the Church of God of the Abrahamic Faith and an originating member and faithful worker for Anderson Chapel in Hendersonville and the Southeast and General Conferences of the churches.
Mrs. English spent most of her adult life in Burnsville, North Carolina, where her home, career, and family were centered. Her interests were Appalachian heritage, antiques, flowers, and handcrafts.
She was preceded in death by her parents; devoted husband of fifty-five years, John Craig English; two young sons, Jackie and Mackie; brothers C. F. and Freeman Pryor; sister Jennie Pryor; and son-in-law Bryan Anders.
She is survived by two daughters Joy English Anders and Lynne English Hensley and son-in-law Warren Joe Hensley; granddaughter Andrea Anders and husband Michael Bitzer and granddaughter Allison Anders and husband Jade Singleton; and great-grandson Andrew Michael Bitzer. She is also survived by sister-in-law Bernice Pryor and a number of Pryor and English nieces and nephews and their children. She leaves special caregivers Jane Hill and Coleen and Joseph Hensley.
The funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, March 17th, in the Kirby Memorial Chapel of Shuler Funeral Home. Her nephew-in-law Pastor Scott Ross and Pastor Daniel Fyfe of Anderson Chapel will officiate.
A service of remembrance will be held at 3:30 p.m. at Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home in Burnsville where family will receive friends 30 minutes prior to the service.
Memorials may be made to Anderson Chapel for the Tanzania, Africa, Church Building Fund, c/o Herschel Lyda, 99 Herbert Dr., Flat Rock, N. C. 28731.