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August 27, 2020

Marjorie Udell Bryson

Marjorie Udell Bryson, 74, of Mills River, North Carolina, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, August 25, 2020. She was born to the late Howard Dewey Gordon and Dorothy Sue Fullam-Gordon, and is also preceded in death by one sister, Mary Louise Harwell and brother-in-law, Hugh Hamilton.

Udell had spent most of her life in Henderson county, and had spent many years as a resident of Belleview, Florida.  She was a devout Christian belonging to Boylston Baptist Church; Udell was an active church member. Anyone that knew Udell knew she absolutely loved her family and considered every moment spent together as a treasure.

Left to cherish her memory is her husband of almost thirty years, Kenneth Wade Bryson; daughter, Kerry Freeland (Dan) of Mills River; sons, James Harris (Michele) and Robert Harris, a step-son, Todd Bryson; grandchildren Kelsey Fussell (Shane), Kayla Harris, Kole Harris, Kolter Freeland and Nolan Freeland; step-grandchildren, Christina and Christopher Bryson; sisters, Donna Steppe (Ronald) of Mill Spring, NC and Maizie Hamilton of Weaverville, NC; a brother, Howard Gordon of Brevard; best friend, Jean Graham and cousins, Marilyn Cole (Ken) and Carolyn Smith (Bucky).

A funeral service will be held at 11 am on Friday, August 28th, 2020 at Boylston Baptist Church of Mills River with the Reverend Jimmy Burress officiating. The family will receive friends for visitation one hour prior to the service. A graveside will follow at Boylston Baptist Cemetery. Arrangements are in the care of Shuler Funeral Home of Hendersonville, North Carolina.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations made to Alzheimer’s Foundation of America and Boylston Baptist Church of Mills River.


Homer W. Maskell

Homer W. “Bill” Maskell, 89, of Belleview, Florida passed away August 19, 2020 at Ocala Regional Medical Center, Ocala, Florida. He was the husband of Virginia Maskell for 67 years.

Bill was born in Elba, New York to Homer and Marjory Maskell. He was a veteran of the US Army serving during the Korean War, a member of the American Legion 284, and Belleview Noon Lions.  Prior to his retirement he was a Manager for Agway, Inc.  He loved woodworking, building furniture, clocks, and crafting keepsakes for charities.

Homer is survived by his wife, Virginia Maskell and daughter Janice Allen and husband  Ronald of Pavilion NY and sons, Richard Maskell and his wife Patricia of Crestview, FL, David Maskell and his wife Vickie of Ozark, MO, James Maskell of Batavia, NY, Paul Maskell of Chester, VT.  He has 6 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.  He is also survived by brother, George Maskell.  He was preceded in death by brothers, Donald Maskell, Everett Maskell, Ronald Maskell and Herbert Maskell.

Arrangements entrusted to Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services- Belleview, FL. Condolences may be left at


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