Mary Austin Roberts(1933 - 2013)

Mary Austin


Weaverville - Mary Frances Austin Roberts, 79, of Hazy Dawn Lane, died Monday, February 11, 2013.

Mrs. Roberts was born in Buncombe County and was a daughter of the late Albert and Meta Ingle Austin. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Deborah Woods and a brother, Paul Austin.

She is survived by her husband, James Roberts; two sons, Robert Ullom and Shelby Ullom, four sisters, Wilma Miller, Alberta Mease (John), Kathleen Fish (Jerry), and Doris Revis (Ronald); three brothers, Donald Austin (Vivian), George Austin (Gail) and Joe Austin (Linda), and several grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 1:00 p.m. Friday in the Patton Avenue chapel of Groce Funeral Home with the Rev. Donald Austin officiating. Interment will follow at the Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

The online register is available at


Funeral Home

Groce Funeral Home
1401 Patton Avenue Asheville, NC 28806
(828) 252-3535

Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on Feb. 14, 2013