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“Pete. Olivia and Hassel so sorry to hear of Ms. Mozelle's passing. She was loved by so many people but God loved her more. My thoughts and prayers...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Sherrie Roland - Asheville, NC

“I am truly sorry to hear about the passing of your mother. My heart goes out to you and your family. ”
2 of 9 | Posted by: Diane Duckett Brown - Paterson, NJ

“I'M SO SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT YOUR MOTHER.YOU AND YOUR FAMILY ARE IN MY PRAYERS. ”
3 of 9 | Posted by: Betty Duckett - Graham, NC

“Olivia and Harsell I was so sad to hear of Miss Mozell's passing. Your mother was a delight and joy to be around. You know I am thinking about all...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Catherine Rustin Whipple - NC

“Olivia and Harsell I was so sad to hear of Miss Mozell's passing. Your mother was a delight and joy to be around. You know I am thinking about all...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Catherine Rustin Whipple - NC

“Sorry to hear about the passing of your Mother. I will keep you all in my prays. ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: Connie Gray - Atlanta, GA

“To the family of Ms. Mozell. I Pray for comfort and peace during this difficult time. I Pray that you will find comfort knowing that your loved one...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Jessica Smith Robinson - NC

“You are in my prayers for the loss of your Mother. God Bless you all. CarolynWorthy Clemmons ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: carolyn worthy clemmons - TN

“Dear Family, I was deeply sorrowed when I received a call informing me of the death of a dear friend and a faithful client. Mrs. Mozelle(as I...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Josie Gilliand - Asheville, N.C., NC


Mozella Bailey of 92 Eastview Ave. departed this life on Saturday, January 14, 2012. A native of Anderson, SC and resident of Asheville for 60 years, she was a daughter of Keese and Nettie Agnew Walters, both preceded her in death. Mozella was a graduate of Stephens-Lee High School and a member of the Elks. She was the first black waitress at Woolworth's Five and Dime and was employed at Enka Lake Club, Bailey's Cafeteria, Christ School and Bojangles before retirement. She was known throughout Asheville for her culinary skills, especially her yeast rolls. Surviving are her sons, William H. Bailey of Asheville and Robert K. Bailey (Janet) of Junction City, KS; daughters, Olivia Young (Claude) of Asheville and Marian B. Allen of Hyattsville, MD; a brother, Keith Walters of Clarksville, TN; 7 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren; a nephew, Keith Walters, III; devoted companion, Howard Smith; special nephew, Roosevelt Longshore (Pamela) of Baltimore, MD; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Services will be held Friday at 1 p.m. in Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church where she was a member. Rev. John W. Brewster will officiate, burial will be in Sunset Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the residence. Arrangements are under the direction of Hart Funeral Service. An online memorial register is available at www.hartfuneralservice.com

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