June 15, 1904 ~ May 16, 2002

Born in: Yancey County, NC,
Resided in: Asheville, NC

Bertha Silvers Hollifield, 97, of 147 Candler Knob Road, Asheville, died Thursday, May 16, 2002, at Pisgah Manor Nursing Center. Mrs. Hollifield was born in Yancey County and was a daughter of the late William and Margaret Biggs Silvers. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Floyd C. Hollifield who died in 1989, and by two sons, Floyd Hollifield, Jr. and Jack Hollifield. Mrs. Hollifield was the last of ten children. Surviving are two daughters, Edna Jones of Swannanoa and Leila Proffitt of Asheville; five sons, Buddy Hollifield of Waco, NC, and Ed Hollifield of Burnsville, Henry Hollifield, Dewey Carl Hollifield and J.D. Hollifield, all of Asheville; 21 grandchildren, numerous great and great great grandchildren. Funeral services will be at 4:00 pm Sunday in the Patton Avenue chapel of Groce Funeral Home with the Rev. G. H. Shope, Jr. Officiating. Burial will be at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Her family will receive friends from 7 - 8:30 pm Saturday at the funeral home and at other times will be at the home of a son J. D. Hollifield, 40 Casselberry Dr., Asheville, NC 28806.

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  1. sorry i can’t be there in your time of need i wish you all the we know Granny is in a better place now her suffering is over she’s with grand pa now and happy

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