December 6, 1951 ~ April 5, 2017

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

Asheville– Katherine "Kitty" Elizabeth Holcombe Robertson, 65, passed away Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at Mission Hospital. Mrs. Robertson was born in Buncombe County to the late Herbert Herman Holcombe and Mary Elizabeth Zachary Holcombe. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Becky Parris. Katherine was an avid doll collector and she loved collecting anything Elvis. She enjoyed sewing and she went out of her way to do special things for special people. She is survived by her husband, Thomas Franklin Robertson; two sons, Chris Robertson and his wife, Laurie and Thomas "TJ" Robertson; five sisters, Marie Constance (Sam), June Brendle, Linda Adams (James), Jackie Coulby (Bill) and Gwen Holcombe and two grandchildren, Silas and Piper Robertson. A funeral service will be held Friday, April 7, 2017 at 11:00 am at Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian on Long Shoals Road with Reverend Arthur Riddle officiating. Burial will follow at New Salem Cemetery in Skyland. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service from 10:00 to 11:00 at the funeral home.

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  1. Go rest in God’s arms you deserve to. God be with your family during this time. I’m so thankful that God sent you to help Teriney. You blessed our family so much.

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  2. I worked with Kit in the Buncombe County Clerk of Court’s office. She was a wonderful person. Always friendly and had a fun story to tell. She frequently brought home made goodies to some of us girls in her office and could always tell us how many points things were on Weight Watchers. She was always kind and generous’?.

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  3. So Sorry for Your Loss! Me & Amy went to School & Bowled with Tj.
    We will be Praying for the Family!!

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  4. TJ and family,

    Your family is in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Praying that you’ll be surrounded by God’s love and the comfort and peace only He can give.

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  5. To Mrs Robertson’s Family,
    We send our prayers through all
    The pain that your going through
    May God be with you all.
    Mr & Mrs David Craig

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  6. I worked with Kit at First Union. She was so kind and wonderful to everyone.

    May God comfort all of you!
    Kim Plemmons

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  7. Family of Kitty
    So sorry to hear about your loss. I knew Kitty a long time ago and we were good friends and she was so sweet. She always brings a smile to my face when I think about her. I pray God will fill your empty heart with great memories. Kitty had some sweet sisters also who our whole family loved. We were the West Asheville girls.

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  8. I am so sorry for your loss. I know you will miss her very much. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time. My she rest in peace.

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  9. I wanted to send my love and condolences to the Robertson family. I’m very sorry for your loss. Know that God is eager to bring back to life our loved ones whom we have lost in death. God hates death; he views it as an enemy. (1 Corinthians 15:26) He has ‘a yearning’ to conquer that enemy, to undo death by means of the resurrection. He longs to bring back those who are in his memory and to see them live on earth again. God purposes to do this by means of the resurrection hope as He has promised in His Word, the Bible. (John 5:28,29) Please consider these comforting scriptures in your personal copy of the Bible. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

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  10. Tommy, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. We have missed you and fully understand the reason for your absence. Blessings from all of your Geritol Duffer friends!

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  11. So sorry to hear of your loss. Kitty and I were childhood friends when my family lived on Courtland Ave years ago. Thoughts and prayers to the family.

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  12. TJ, I am so very sorry to hear about the passing of your mother. I still remember how fondly you would talk about her when I had you in my class all those years ago. I pray for healing for your loss. My condolence to you, Chris and family.

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  13. Tommy and family, so sorry to hear about Kit. She was such a nice person. Gone but not forgotten. May she rest in peace. Thinking of you at this difficult time. Arnold and Nancy Fox

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