Grace Gaillard passed away on November 21, 2022 at the Life Care Center of Hendersonville. She was a native of Henderson County. She was born to Robert E. Gaillard and Mary Ellen Staggs.
Grace was raised in Balfour Village and attended Balfour Elementary and graduated in 1955 from Hendersonville High School. She was secretary of Cal’s Home and Auto Supply before working and retiring from Henderson County School System as payroll clerk.
She was a member of the Hendersonville Soroptimist club and the Henderson County Apple Festival Board for several years. She was an avid Bearcat Fan and served the Alumni Board fulfilling many responsibilities. She loved to travel and did so by hosting trips with Globe Treks to many places across the United States.
Grace was preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by her sister, Nancy G. Barnett, her brother, Richard E. Gaillard, one niece, three nephews and several great nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held on Friday, December 2 at 11 AM at Shepherd Memorial Park.
Shepherd Memorial Park - Directions
5045 Asheville Highway
Hendersonville, NC 28791