March 2, 1911 ~ April 14, 2003

Born in: Walstonburg, NC,
Resided in: Asheville, NC

Asheville ~ Bertha Louise Hare, 92, of Givens Estates, went home to be with the Lord, Monday, April 14, 2003 in a local nursing home. A native of Walstonburg, NC, and a resident of Henderson County for 45 years, Mrs. Hare was the daughter of the late Appie Gay Shirley and Alonzo Leo Shirley and the wife of the late William Charles Hare who died in 1966. She was also preceded in death by five sisters and three brothers. Mrs. Hare was a homemaker and a member of Skyland Baptist Church. Survivors include a son, W.C. Hare and his wife, Angela of Hendersonville; a step-granddaughter, Cordi Robinson of Hendersonville and a sister, Doris Moye of Norfolk, VA. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 2:00 PM in the chapel of Groce Funeral Home on Long Shoals Road with Rev. Carl Mintz officiating. Interment will follow in Calvary Episcopal Churchyard. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

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  1. I am sorry about the lost of your mother. Bertha was a wonderful person to my family and loving person to all the children that knewn her. My daughter love her like a second mother and nobody will every take her place in her life. Our thoughts and prays will be with you during this time.
    Gail, Johnny, Crystal and Johnboy


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