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Nancy Lee Gaston Brookshire


October 5, 2017

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Nancy Lee Gaston Brookshire

Nancy Lee Gaston Brookshire, 85, of Pisgah Forest, went to be with her Lord Sept. 27, 2017.

She was born in Buncombe County to the late Clarence Perry (Buck) and Lois Carter Gaston. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Cliff Brookshire and her brother, Sonny Gaston.

Much of her life was devoted to teaching school and she taught 31 years, mostly in Haywood and Transylvania counties. She loved teaching physical education best but also taught math and science. She was elected North Carolina's Physical Educ-ation Teacher of the Year in 1989 and was a mem...

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