CREDITOR'S NOTICE Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Jean Tordis Johnson, deceased, late of Buncombe County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons having claims against the estate of said deceased to exhibit them to B. J. Kilgore, Esq., Van Winkle, Buck, Wall, Starnes and Davis, P.A., Attorneys-at-Law, 11 North Market Street, Asheville, NC 28801, on or before the 2nd day of June, 2023, or this Notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said estate will please make immediate payment. Brian Jay Johnson, Executor Estate of Jean Tordis Johnson March 2, 9, 16, 23, 2023 (5602023)