Marinell Todd Rector, 89, longtime resident of Henderson County, died Sunday, February 15, 2015 at Sunnybrook Assisted Living.
A native of Mississippi, she was the daughter of the late Ernest & Lila Todd. She is also preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Rector; two sisters, Sarah Johnson and Charlotte Parker; and two brothers, James Ernest Todd and Wilbur Lee Todd.
Marinell was a graduate of the University of Mississippi, and was a member of Pinecrest Presbyterian Church. She enjoyed dancing, and her and her husband were involved with several dance clubs through the years.
She is survived by four children, Marilyn Greene and her husband John of Asheville, Paul Rector of Hendersonville, Michael Rector of Hendersonville, and Laura Linhart and her husband Lee of Hendersonville; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held 11:00 AM on Friday, February 20, 2015 at Pinecrest Presbyterian Church. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.
Memorials may be sent to: Black Mountain Home for Children, 80 Lake Eden Road, Black Mountain, NC 28711.