Elizabeth Maxine Carroll Hoots

September 27, 1925 - November 8, 2010
Elizabeth Maxine Carroll Hoots

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Elizabeth M. Hoots, 85, of Flat Rock, went to her heavenly home on Monday, Nov. 8, 2010m in the Elizabeth House.

She was born in Big Stone Gap, Va., but lived most of her life in Henderson County. She was the daughter of the late Sherman and Piney Carroll and wife of the late Arthur Hoots. She was also preceded in death by her sister, Martha Short and brother, Gene Carroll. She lived her last 10 years in Hendersonís Assisted Living.

Known as ìLizzieî to many, she enjoyed her favorite pastimes which included gardening, crocheting and cooking. She retired from J.P. Stevens and was a member of Bobís Creek Baptist Church.

She is survived by her son, Robert Hoots and wife, Marie, of Flat Rock; two granddaughters, Jennifer Robbins and husband, Josh, of Travelerís Rest, SC, and Amy McCall and husband, Bud, of East Flat Rock; her great-grandson, Brock McCall; and several nieces and nephews.

The family would like to thank Dr. Randy Tryon for his loving care, the staff at Hendersonís Assisted Living for all their attentive care, and Four Seasons Hospice for all their compassionate kindness.

A Funeral Service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in the Kirby Memorial Chapel of Shuler Funeral Home. The Revs. D. Lewis Staton and Patrick Ballard will officiate. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at Shuler Funeral Home and, at other times, at the home of Robert and Marie Hoots. Memorials may be made to Hendersonís Assisted Living, 602 Brookside Camp Road, Hendersonville, NC 28792 or to Four Seasons Compassion for Life, 571 S. Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731.

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  • November 10, 2010
    Megan M. Lotz says:
    My favorite memory of Aunt Lizzie is sitting on her porch snapping beans while she worked on her big quilt frame. She always was so hospitable, and ready to feed you.

  • November 10, 2010
    Teresa Rollins Ray says:
    Robert, Marie, Amy and Jennifer...I have nothing but fond memories of Lizzie. My Ma-Maw Heatherly loved her dearly. She was a very sweet woman. I am blessed to have had the privelege of knowing her.

  • November 10, 2010
    Karen Corn says:
    My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Love, Karen Corn

  • November 10, 2010
    Elizabeth M. Hoots says:
    With our deepest sympathies to the family Sincerely, Foy J.Maxwell and Terry C. Maxwell

  • November 11, 2010
    Del says:
    Jesus said to her, "I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in me will live, even though he dies; and whoever lives and believes in me will never die. Do you believe this?" John 11:25, 26