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Dorothy McKinney Thurnherr

October 10, 1929 ~ September 11, 2017 (age 87)

Dorothy “Dodie”  Thurnherr of Asheville died September 11, 2017 at her home. Born in Biddeford, Maine, she was the daughter of the late Sandford Etherington and Dorothy McKinney Etherington. She was preceded in death by two husbands; Charles Beach Powell in 1977 and John C. Thurnherr in 1998.
Mrs. Thurnherr is survived by two sons, Beach Powell of Jacksonville, Florida and Brooke Powell of Maggie Valley, North Carolina, and three grandchildren.
At Mrs. Thurnherr’s request, no formal service or visitation will take place. For those close friends wishing to respond, the family asks to please consider memorial donations to Brother Wolf, 38 Glendale Ave. Asheville, NC 28803 or any animal protection facility.

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