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Betty Lynn Groce

July 5, 1938 - December 17, 2016

Betty Lynn West Groce (78) died Dec17, 2016 in the Keener Solace Center in Asheville, NC after an extended illness. She was born July 5, 1938 to W. L. West and his wife Bettie Shearin West of Roseboro NC. Betty had a happy childhood where she had many friends of whom she remained close. She was a graduate of Roseboro and a proud member of the Basketball team. She graduated from UNC Greensboro in 1960 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work. She attended graduate school at UNC Chapel Hill where she met her husband Edwin Groce. They were married June 2, 1962 in Roseboro, NC. Betty is survived by her husband of 54 years, Edwin Groce, of Hendersonville NC, daughter Amy Dyer of Fletcher, NC, and son David Groce (Rev Kelley Groce) of Greensboro, NC, three grandchildren, which she adored; Ashley and Aaron Dyer of Hendersonville and Meredith Groce of Greensboro, nephew Thomas West (Lynn) of Roseboro, niece Delwood Herrin (Jim) of Wilmington and four great nephews. Betty had a strong allegiance to the UNC Tarheels where several family members graduated, including; uncle (1900), Father (1925), brother (1950), nephew (1975), and great nephew (2000). Betty was a loving and caring wife, mother, and grandmother (Nana) and planned and participated in several adventures with her grandchildren including; skydiving simulation, snow sledding, and many picnics to several parks. She was a strong Christian and loved her church and faith. She was an active member of First Baptist Church of Hendersonville for 50 years, teaching and participating in outreach activities with her beloved Sunday School members. Her smiles, laughs, and love for others will be missed.

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Location:

First Baptist Church of Hendersonville

312 5th Avenue West
Hendersonville, NC 28739


Service Information

Date: Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Time: 2:00 pm

Location:

First Baptist Church of Hendersonville

312 5th Avenue West
Hendersonville, NC 28739


Donation Information

First Baptist Church of Hendersonville

Memorial Donations to: First Baptist Church of Hendersonville.

Address:
312 5th Ave W.
Hendersonville, NC 28739
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