Charlene Birchfield, 48, of Horse Shoe, died Sunday, December 1, 2013, at the Elizabeth House after a short battle with cancer. She was a resident of Transyvania County. She was the daughter of Harvey Mullinax, and the late Patsy Mullinax.
She was employed by Pardee Hospital as a registered nurse.
She is survived by her father, Harvey Mullinax and his wife Jean Mullinax; three sons, Randall Birchfield, Mark Birchfield, Jr., and William Sheffield; three grandchildren; and her soulmate, Wayne Ballard.
No local services are planned.