Wanda Lee Absher

June 27, 1949March 25, 2013
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Wanda Lee Absher, 63, of Lenoir passed away Monday, March 25, 2013 at Caldwell Hospice and palliative Care in Hudson.

Ms. Absher was born in Wilkes County to the late Dewey Pedroe Absher and Bertha Isadoe Handy Absher. She was a homemaker and of the Church of God faith.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Mack, Cecil, Johnnie, Lydda and Dewey Absher and her sisters, Eve Teague, Ozzie Adams, Cora Lee Setzer, Josephine Adams and Betty Jo Adkins.

Those left to cherish her memory are her daughters, Shannon Woods and Sharon Whittington, both of Lenoir; her grandchildren, Karen Williams, Jesse Woods and Devin Whittington, all of Lenoir; her great grandchildren, Mason Williams and Raelynn Sanders.

A funeral service will be held Saturday, March 30, 2013 at 4:00 p.m. in Pendry’s Chapel with Chaplain Steve Butler and Ed Richards officiating. Burial will follow the service at Blue Ridge Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at Pendry’s Lenoir Funeral Home on Friday, March 29, 2013 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm.

Serving as pallbearers will be Tim Adams, Matthew Smith, Jason Greene, Keith Cardwell, Tim Wallace and Eddie Wallace. Honorary pallbearers will be Roger Absher and Stevie Greene.

The family requests that memorials be made to Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care, 902 Kirkwood Street, Lenoir, NC 28645.

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Pendry’s Lenoir Funeral Home is honored to be assisting the family of Wanda Lee Absher.


  • Visitation Friday, March 29, 2013
  • Funeral Service Saturday, March 30, 2013

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mary miller

April 9, 2013

My condolences to the Absher family. Matthew 5:4 says: Happy are those who mourn, since they will be happy. Yes, you are mourning now but soon you may be happy because soon you may see your loved one again because God will bring back all those in his memory. Please find some comfort in this fact,you and your family during your time of need.

April 1, 2013

May our Heavenly Father grant you peace and comfort during your bereavement Roman 15:4. Remember Wanda is resting peacefully in the memories of our Heavenly Father.

March 30, 2013

Shannon ,Sharon may God bless you both and your children and keep you all in his tender loving care. Loved your Mom and I know you will miss her dearly but with knowing Christ you will.see her again. Love Barbara Peterson and Leslie Peet.

Pat Jones

March 28, 2013

Wanda was a dear friend to me and i will miss her. My sympathy and prayers are with the family. God bless her family. Pat Jones (Lenoir, NC)

JoAnne Beane

March 28, 2013

My heartfelt sympathy and prayers are with you during this time and in the days ahead.

Tiffany Harris

March 28, 2013

Sharon,Shannon & Family So sorry to hear of your Mother's passing..May God be with you during this time..I think a lot of you girls and I want you both to know I am thinking of you!God Bless all your family!

Caleb Foster

March 28, 2013

And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away.”

Brenda Curtis

March 28, 2013

Shannon,Sharon and Family, May God give you peace and comfort during the loss of your precious Mother. You will be in my prayers. God Bless...