September 28, 1932 ~ July 24, 2020

Born in: Madison Co., NC
Resided in: Alexander, NC

ELizabeth Payne “Lib” Roberts, 87, passed away Friday, July 24, 2020, at Pisgah Manor Health Care Center.

Mrs. Roberts was born September 28, 1932, in Madison County to the late Millard and Hattie Payne. She was married to the late Allen H. Roberts, who died in 2006.

She worked at Square D for 25 years and enjoyed many hobbies, including crochet, travel, gardening, and flea markets, especially with an eye toward antiques.

She is survived by her daughter, Janice Roberts and husband Eddie Clark; son, Jeffery A. Roberts and partner Mitchell Hathaway; grandson, Jason Whitaker and wife Jenny, and great-grandson, Henry A. Whitaker.

A family graveside service will be held in the near future.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.


Funeral Home Assisting The Family:

Groce Funeral Home - Patton Ave.
1401 Patton Ave.
Asheville, NC 28806


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  1. So sorry to hear about Lib’s passing. She was a classy lady and member of the Square D Family. My condolences to the family. (Please contact me if you need help with SQD life insurance.)

  2. Being neighbors for many years, I got to know Lib. She was such a sweet lady. RIP Lib!
    May God be with her family at this time.

  3. My biggest hugs Jeff. I’ve heard, read and seen the love you and your Mom had for each other. You’ve been such a great son to her. Prayers for you and your family.

  4. Janice I’m so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Your mother was so precious and it was a great honor to have know her

  5. Dear Jeff,
    So sorry to hear about your mom. I always remember her as being a helper for parties in school. She was always so pretty and sweet. May all your memories be sweet!


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