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.

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  1. Aunt Dot and Katherine, and the rest of the family:

    I was saddened to hear of the passing of your sister, and my heart is with you. Love you very much!

    Cyndi

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  2. I was heart broken to hear about this just know. I loved her very much. She was like a 2nd mom. She was a very beauitful, special person. In all ways she would help enyone in eny way she could at eny time. She will be so missed by all who know her.god take good care of her. we ill seee eachother again. I so wish I could have payed my respect to her. and her kids that i grow up with. love to all.

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