Virginia N. Lytle, 83, of Bald Mountain passed away Saturday, August 24, 2013 at her home after a short illness. A native and lifelong resident of Buncombe County, she was a daughter of the late Roy and Dora Nesbitt, and was also preceded in death by four sisters, Irene Lytle, Edith Marlowe, Dorothy Grant, and Martha Marlowe; one brother, Garland Nesbitt. She retired after twenty-two years with General Electric in Hendersonville.
Survivors include her loving husband of sixty-two years, Gene Lytle; a son, Greg Lytle and his wife Jill of Horse Shoe; two daughters, Ellen Riegg of Asheville, Pat Hill and her husband Ken of Roxboro, NC; four grandchildren, Heather Riegg and her husband Nathan Cook, Nick Bracewell, Jacob Hill, Caitlyn Rainwater; a sister, Beatrice Marlowe; a brother, Guy Nesbitt; and many nieces and nephews.
A funeral will be at 2:00 pm Tuesday at Bald Mountain Baptist Church, where she was a member. Rev. Kenneth Rape will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 pm prior to the service in the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to MANNA Food Bank, 627 Swannanoa River Road, Asheville, NC 28805.
Shuler funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.