Virginia Elizabeth Lytle

July 7, 1930 - August 24, 2013
Virginia Elizabeth Lytle

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Virginia N. Lytle, 83, of Bald Mountain passed away Saturday, August 24, 2013 at her home after a short illness. A native and lifelong resident of Buncombe County, she was a daughter of the late Roy and Dora Nesbitt, and was also preceded in death by four sisters, Irene Lytle, Edith Marlowe, Dorothy Grant, and Martha Marlowe; one brother, Garland Nesbitt. She retired after twenty-two years with General Electric in Hendersonville.

Survivors include her loving husband of sixty-two years, Gene Lytle; a son, Greg Lytle and his wife Jill of Horse Shoe; two daughters, Ellen Riegg of Asheville, Pat Hill and her husband Ken of Roxboro, NC; four grandchildren, Heather Riegg and her husband Nathan Cook, Nick Bracewell, Jacob Hill, Caitlyn Rainwater; a sister, Beatrice Marlowe; a brother, Guy Nesbitt; and many nieces and nephews.

A funeral will be at 2:00 pm Tuesday at Bald Mountain Baptist Church, where she was a member. Rev. Kenneth Rape will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 pm prior to the service in the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to MANNA Food Bank, 627 Swannanoa River Road, Asheville, NC 28805.

Shuler funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.


Monday, August 27, 2012
12:00 AM

Bald Mountain Baptist Church - Directions

Black Mountain, NC

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  • August 26, 2013
    Barbara Huntley says:
    I'm so sad to hear of Virginia's passing.I've known her and Gene all my life. What a wonderful lady she was, always smiling. She will be missed. God Bless your family in this time of sorrow.

  • August 26, 2013
    frankie rice says:
    my thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of loss

  • August 26, 2013
    Richard and Rosemary Marlowe says:
    We are so sorry to learn of Aunt Gin's passing. She was a dear, sweet, and kind lady and will be greatly missed by all of us who knew and loved her. We're so sorry to be out of the country and unable to be with the family during this time, but please know our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Our love, Richard and Rosemary

  • August 26, 2013
    Jimmy Chatman says:
    My deepest sympathy and prayers are with you Greg and your family. Jimmy Chatman

  • August 26, 2013
    Betty Aiken McCaughna says:
    Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss. Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.