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Obituary for Evelyn Bullman Gosnell

Evelyn Gosnell, 89, of Asheville, passed away Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at the J.F. Keever Solace Center in Asheville. She was a member of Low Gap Baptist Church.
Evelyn was born September 22, 1928 in Madison County to the late Jackie and Pollie Chandler Bullman. Evelyn’s childhood was spent on Bobby Gosnell Rd where she met and married Benjamin Gosnell in 1947. Evelyn and Benjamin lived in Cleveland, OH from 1953 to 1979, raising three children. Returning to Asheville in 1979, life was enjoyed traveling, quilting and crocheting, and she was also well known for her beautiful flowers. Always the comforting mother, she was the light of our family.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, Benjamin Gosnell (2015); sister, Pauline Chandler, and brothers, Claude, Joe and Andrew.
She is survived by her son, Robert (Georgiann) of Cleveland, Ohio; daughter, Carolyn Brandenburg (Al, dec.), of Asheville; son, Henry (Tina) of Sugar Hill, GA; grandchildren: Justin, Dennis and Jennifer Gosnell, Michelle Gregory (Rodney), Al Brandenburg, Jr.(Missy), Henry B. Gosnell (Nicole Love); great grandchildren: Bethany Broski (Maxx), Amber (Nick Malinovsky), Cora and Madelyn Brandenburg; great grandchildren, Jaxx Broski, Abel Broski and Nova Malinovsky; sisters, Mary Norton (Joe, dec.), Dorothy Chandler (Frank) and Christine Jackson (Ray).
Funeral services for Mrs. Gosnell will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 7, 2017 in the Chapel of Madison Funeral Services with Reverend Mark Bullman officiating. Burial will follow in Joe Bullman Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 11 – 1 p.m. Saturday prior to the service at the funeral home.
Flowers are appreciated or memorial contributions can be made to the Joe Bullman Cemetery Fund, c/o Carolyn Brandenburg, 270 Mt. Carmel Road, Asheville, NC 28806.
The family would like to thank the Care Partners Hospice team and the JF Keever Solace Center for the care and love given to Evelyn.

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Joe Bullman Cemetery

585 Bobby Gosnell Road
Marshall, NC 28753


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