Doris Bresler(1921 - 2013)


WEAVERVILLE - Doris Wellons Bresler, age 91, formerly of Weaverville, died Tuesday, January 1, 2013, in Powder Springs, GA.

Doris was born October 15, 1921, in Jefferson, NC, and was a resident of Weaverville for a number of years. She was a member of Weaverville United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Lucy Caudill Wellons; husband, Wilbert Dewitt Bresler who died in 1979; and daughter, Catherine Groetsema.

Surviving are her son, Robert W. Bresler and wife Jane of Atlanta, Ga.; son-in-law, Ron Groetsema; sister, Mildred Johnson; and grandchild, Wesley Groetsema.

Her funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, January 7, 2013, at Weaverville United Methodist Church, with Rev. Linda Kelly officiating. Private burial will be in Jefferson City Cemetery, Jefferson, NC.

The family will greet friends following the service.

West Funeral Home, 17 Merrimon Ave., Weaverville, is in charge of arrangements.

For those who desire, condolences may be offered to the family under Doris' obituary at


Funeral Home

West Funeral Home
17 Merrimon Avenue Weaverville, NC 28787
(828) 645-3011

Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on Jan. 6, 2013