July 8, 1930 ~ October 16, 2012
Born in: Buncombe Co.,
Resided in: Asheville, NC
Mary Helen Roberts, 82, of Starnes Cove Rd., Asheville, died Tuesday, October 16, 2012, at Pisgah Manor. A native of Buncombe Co., she was a daughter of the late Hubert and Ruth Queen Hollifield. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Dewey Roberts, and by brothers Hubert and Hobert Hollifield. Mrs. Roberts was retired from the Buncombe County School System. She was a member of West Asheville Church of God. She is survived by a daughter, Sarinna Maurica Roberts; sons Daniel Roberts and wife Karen, and Greg Roberts and wife Leidonna; grandchildren Brian Gosnell, Bobby Gosnell, Billy DeGroot, Brittany DeGroot, Trenton DeGroot, Lindsay Roberts, and Riley Roberts; 5 great-grandchildren; sisters Dorothy Watts, Katherine Enriquez, and Hazel Hollifield. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday in the Patton Ave. chapel of Groce Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Green Hills Cemetery. Her family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Special appreciation to Pisgah Manor and also to Carmen Homan for the loving care they provided for Mrs. Roberts.