Arden - Carol Christine Christy McDivitt, 50, of Arden, died Sunday, May 11, 2008, from injuries sustained in an auto accident on Long Shoals Road.
A native of Sterling, Ill., she was a daughter of Emma Ivey McDivitt and the late Everett McDivitt, of Morrison, Ill. A graduate of the American Institute of Holistic Theology, she had resided in the Asheville area for the past 20 years and was a grower for Van Wingerden Greenhouses of Horseshoe, N.C.
Christy loved horticulture, natural healing, naturalism, spirituality and great music - especially the blues.
Surviving in addition to her mother are daughters, Amanda Trancoso (Josh) Mack, of Leicester, Tina Marie (Adam Bazzle) Trancoso and Elizabeth Kate McDivitt, both of Arden; brothers, Ron (Linda) McDivitt, Mike (Linda) McDivitt, both of Morrison, Ill., Terry (Carolyn) McDivitt, of South Beloit, Ill., Pat (Patty) McDivitt, of Milan Ill., and Tom (Luann) McDivitt, of Prophetstown, Ill.; sister Bonnie (Chris) Schnaiter, of Mendota, Ill.; granddaughters, Eden and Ivy Mack.
Services were held Monday at the Unity Center in Fletcher, N.C. and other services will be held later in Illinois.
Christy had a beautiful smile and a great spiritual presence. She touched the lives of everyone she knew. A beloved daughter, sister, mother and boo-boo, she is cherished in both life and spirit.
Asheville Mortuary Services is caring for the McDivitt family.