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Frances C. "Fran" Waser


November 14, 2016

Frances C. "Fran" Waser

Frances C. "Fran" Waser, 82, of Brevard, passed away Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016, at Tore's Home of Brevard.

Born Nov. 9, 1934, in Hancock, Md., she was the daughter of Thomas Roy Creek Sr. and Helen Angle Creek.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by brothers, Thomas Creek Jr. and wife, Mary, and Charles Creek; sisters, Dorcas Cox and husband, Bob, and Dorothea Harvey; and brother-in-law, Carl Kallmyer.

Survivors include her husband of 61 years, Charles Waser; a sister, Bertha Kallmyer, and a sister-in-law, Shirley Creek; her children, son, David and wife, Meg, of Holly Springs, N.C .; daughter, Gwendy Richmond and husband, Tyler, of Rich-mond, Va .; son, Dwight and his wife, Diana, of Wilmington, N.C .; daughter, Marjorie, of Winston-Salem, N.C .; six grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

She served her community as county commissioner for 12 years, including time as chairman. She served as secretary for Givens Estates Board of Directors for over 20 years and finally as honorary board member.

She served as chairman of the Cradle of Forestry in America Interpretive Assoc-iation at its creation, as vice-chairman of Land of Sky Regional Council and as a member of the board of directors of Great Smoky Mountains Natural History Association.

For more than 50 years she was an active member of First United Methodist Church, of Brevard, serving there in many ways until dementia interceded. She loved her Lord, her family and her community and demonstrated that love through her many years of dedicated service.

A memorial service with reception following will be held at First United Methodist Church, 325 N. Broad St. at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016, with Rev. Mike Holder officiating.

In lieu of flowers it was Fran's wish that memorials be made to the Generation to Generation Building Fund of her church.

The family extends many thanks to the entire staff of Tore's Home, Inc., for the months of loving care and attention they provided Fran. The family also thanks Hospice staff for their specialized care to their former volunteer, Fran, and for Hospice's professional guidance to the family.

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Moore-Blanchard Funerals & Cremations is serving the family.


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