Olena Houck, 87, of Hendersonville, passed away Monday, June 18, 2012 at Golden Living Center. A native of Ashe County, NC, she lived in Henderson County most of her life. She was the daughter of the late Joel A. and Lilly Gamble Johnson, and the wife of the late Roscoe Houck who died in 2010. She was a Certified Nursing Assistant. She enjoyed gardening, camping, and cooking. One of her favorite places to visit was Cades Cove, TN. She was the last surviving child of a very large family.
Survivors include a son, Kenneth Houck and his wife Deborah of Hendersonville; a daughter, Sherra McCarson of Hendersonville; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
No services are planned.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hendersonville SDA Church, Pathfinders Youth Group, 2301 Asheville Hwy., Hendersonville, NC 28791.