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Candler - Ella Mae Todd Roberts, 73, passed away Thursday, February 27, 2014 at her residence surrounded by her family.
Mrs. Roberts was born in Buncombe County to the late Lewis and Edna Mae Lamb Todd. She was also preceded in death by her husband John Richard Roberts; two brothers, Tommy Todd and Lee Todd and a son, Timothy.
She was a member of Fletcher First Baptist Church and volunteered with Hospice and the Ladies Auxiliary of the Railroad.
She is survived by a daughter, Tammy Barker, husband Jim, of Candler; a son, Michael Roberts of Oteen; a son, John Richard Roberts, Jr. "Rick" and wife, Susan, of Brevard; six grandchildren, Brittany Norton and husband, Tim, Dakota Barker, Kayla Roberts, Levi Roberts, Michael Dale "Cody" Roberts, Katelyn Roberts and two great grandchildren, Aidon Norton and Skylar Hall. Mrs. Roberts is also survived by her sister, Annette Hall of Arden and her brother, Lewis Todd and his wife, Helen, of Fletcher.
A funeral service will be held at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at Fletcher First Baptist Church with Pastor Roy Waldroup officiating. Burial will follow at the WNC State Veterans Cemetery.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian from 6:00 to 8:00 PM and at other times at their home.
The family would like to express their deep appreciation to the staff of CarePartners Hospice for all their help during this time.
Flowers are appreciated or memorial contributions may be made to CarePartners Hospice, P.O. Box 25338, Asheville, NC 28813 or to the
An online memorial register is available at grocefuneralhome.com.
Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian
1401 Patton Avenue
Asheville, NC 28806
Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times from Mar. 2 to Mar. 30, 2014