Nellie Ruth Lyda Cagle, 75, of Hendersonville, NC, went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, March 1, 2011 at her home.
A native and lifelong resident of Henderson County, Mrs. Cagle was the daughter of the late Zachary Wah and Ethel Barrett Lyda. She was also preceded in death by her son, Rodney Cagle.
She was a graduate of Edneyville High School and a former employee of American Greetings. She attended Christ Covenant Community Church and was a volunteer for community outreach programs.
Mrs. Cagle is survived by her devoted husband of 55 years, Philip Cagle of Hendersonville; daughters, Kimberly Owenby and husband, Dean, and Pamela Cagle, all of Hendersonville; her son, Dean Cagle and wife, Angela, of Hendersonville; two granddaughters, Lauren Jones and husband, Travis, of Asheville, and Leah Cagle of Charlotte; sister, Jean Capps and husband, Ed, and brothers, Talmadge Lyda and Donald Lyda, all of Hendersonville; and several nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held at 2 pm Friday, March 4, 2011 at Shepherd Memorial Park. The Reverend Branton Burleson will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Epilepsy Foundation, Attn: Accounting Department, 8301 Professional Place, Landover, MD 20785-7223, or to Christ Covenant Community Church, 135 Plantation Dr., Hendersonville, NC 28792.