Esther "Jeanette" (Parham) Roberts

esther (parham) roberts

June 28, 1939 ~ March 22, 2023

Born in: Buncombe County, North Carolina
Resided in: Hendersonville, North Carolina

Esther “Jeanette” (Parham) Roberts, 83, of Hendersonville, died unexpectedly Wednesday, March 22, 2023 at Mission Hospital, Asheville.

Born in Buncombe County, she was the daughter of the late Ed and Pearl (Lawrence) Parham. She was also preceded in death by a son, David Anthony Roberts, and a brother, John Parham.

She was a member of Turkey Creek Baptist Church, Leicester.

Jeanette is survived by a daughter, Pamela “Pam” Roberts; a son, Jimmy Dale Roberts; a brother, Eugene Parham; and two sisters, Aline Fortner and JoAnne Parham.

At her request, a graveside service will be held at 2:00 PM Sunday, March 26, 2023 at Mountain View Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery in Leicester with Dr. Roy Kilby officiating.

Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian is assisting the family.


Graveside Service: March 26, 2023 2:00 pm

Mountain View Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery
Alexander Road
Alexander, NC 28701

Funeral Home Assisting The Family:

Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian
72 Long Shoals Road
Arden, NC 28704


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  1. So sorry to see Jeannette passing. I worked with her at Erwin Middle. She was a ver special person.

  2. Pam and Dale,
    I was sorry to learn of Jeanette’s passing. I have fond memories of all of your family as we were growing up going to Turkey Creek.

  3. Pam and Dale,

    I am so sorry for the loss of your Mother. Thoughts and Prayers for you both during this most difficult time.

  4. Pam you are in my heart because I know yours is breaking right now. Your mom was a wonderful mother-in-law to me and it will never be forgotten. Just know she will always be watching over you and guiding you in the right direction for you to go. Also know I will be available for you in anything you need.

  5. Pam and family, we are so sorry to learn of Ms. Jeanette’s home going. Heaven gained another angel and we have the hope of knowing we will see each other again one day. We have many memories of days gone by that were filled with many wonderful times. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers and ask that the Good Lord give you strength and grace in the days to come and keeps His arms tightly around you. If we can help you with anything, please let us know. Thinking of you all………

  6. Pam:
    So sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. She was such a sweet lady and I know how close you two must have been. I know you are saddened by the loss, but remember that one day you will meet again. I hope you find peace in your memories and through the love of those around you – both family and friends. My heart hurts for you!

  7. Pam, thinking of you during this time. Your mom was a sweet lady. May God give you peace and strength, in your days ahead.

  8. Pam and Dale:

    I just found out today that your mother passed away. I am so sorry for your loss. May God provide peace in your memories.

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