Carol Ann Illes, 70, of Black Mountain passed away on Thursday, March 7, 2019 at Mission Hospital. Born in Niagara Falls, NY, she was the daughter of the late Annette Kelly.
Survivors include her wife of 34 years Karen Levee, who will forever love Carol; brothers, Michael Illes, John Illes, Patrick Illes, Sr. and wife Valerie, Harley Illes, James Kelly and wife Tracey; numerous nieces, nephews, and great-nieces and nephews.
Carol’s career encompassed her passion for food while she held management positions within the industry. She was last employed with Publix where she enjoyed interacting with customers and cooking up tasty samples.
A memorial service will be held 2pm, Monday, March 11, 2019 at Givens Highland Farms in Black Mountain, NC with Reverend Lynn Bledsoe officiating.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Brother Wolf Asheville, NC or the Asheville Humane Society.