Rita Lynn Cable Bristol, 56, of Marion, North Carolina, passed away October 12, 2021 at the
Memorial Campus of Mission Hospital in Asheville.
She was born in Mecklenburg County on April 20, 1965 to the late Charles Earl Cable and Joyce
Phillips Cable, who passed away just hours prior to her daughter.
Lynn enjoyed watching hummingbirds. She was known as a humble person who always put
others first. A loving mother and grandmother, she mostly enjoyed spending time with her
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by a granddaughter, Jewel Dunn.
She is survived by her husband, James Craig Bristol; three children, Rebecca Strickland, Shasta
Dunn (Josh), and Evita Lyttle; eight grandchildren, Katie Strickland, Christina Riddle, Heaven
Riddle, Rayne Moody, Isabella Lyttle, Luke Moddy, Journi Lyttle, and Rose Dunn; and one
brother, Charles Daniel Cable.
The family will hold a joint memorial service for Joyce and Lynn on Saturday, October 16, 2021
at 3:00 p.m. at Catawba Heights Baptist Church with Rev. James Walker officiating. Visitation
will be held from 2:00 until 3:00 p.m.